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Blackness and modernity : the colour of humanity and the quest for freedom

Author: Cecil Foster
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis of blackness by challenging notions of blackness and arguing for the viability of a multicultural world. This work traces the main philosophical, anthropological, sociological,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil Foster
ISBN: 9780773531055 077353105X 9780773532472 0773532471
OCLC Number: 1042322425
Description: xxxviii, 613 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Blackness : method, differences, perspective --
Meaning, understanding, and knowing --
Common sense blackness : existentialism, epistemology, ontology --
Blackness and goodness : frameworks of study --
Ideology that privileges the somatic --
Phenomenology, history, and paradigms --
Blackness and speculative philosophy --
Greek mythologies and philosophies --
The cunning of blackness --
Blackness : status, citizenship, death, and rebirth --
Slavery and death --
Ethno-racial bondage --
Multiculturalism and blackness --
Promises of multiculturalism --
Blackness : essences, mythologies, and positioning --
Neo-mythic multiculturalism --
Blackness : social and political in Canada --
New ideals of Canadian blackness --
Black Canada --
reconciliation?
Responsibility: Cecil Foster.
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"Foster brings historical depth to his work and shows that the social and political recognition of blackness and multiculturalism is itself a contingent moment in history." George Dei, Ontario Read more...

 
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