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Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] FORDHAM University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Not only were more African slaves transported to South America than to North, but overlapping imperialisms and shared resistance to them have linked Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean for over five centuries. Yet despite the rise in transatlantic, oceanic, hemispheric, and regional studies, and even the growing interest in South-South connections, the South Atlantic has not yet emerged as a site that captures  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0823277887 9780823277889 9780823277872 0823277879
OCLC Number: 1015293611
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction"The Sea of International Politics": Fluidity, Solvency, and Drift in the Global South AtlanticJoseph R. Slaughter and Kerry BystromPart I: South Atlantic Imperial GeographiesChapter OneThe African Slave Trade and the Construction of the Iberian Atlantic Luiz Felipe de AlencastroChapter TwoA World Girded: San Simonian Space and Race in the Nineteenth-Century Latin TransatlanticJaime HannekenChapter ThreeScheherazade in Chains: Arab-Islamic Genealogies of African Diasporic LiteratureJason FrydmanChapter Four Southern By Degrees: Islands and Empires in the South Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and the Sub-Antarctic WorldIsabel HofmeyrPart II: South Atlantic Cold War ModernitiesChapter FiveBeyond the Color Curtain: The Metonymic Color Politics of the Tricontinental and the (New) Global SouthAnne-Garland MahlerChapter SixSouth Africa, Chile and the Cold War: Reading the South Atlantic in Mark Behr's The Smell of ApplesKerry BystromChapter Seven Islands in Distress: Making Sense of the Malvinas/Falklands WarOscar HemerChapter EightOrientalism and the Narration of Violence in the Mediterranean Atlantic: Gabriel Garcia Marques and Elias KhouryChristina E. CivantosChapter NineMarvelous Autocrats: Disrupted Realisms in the Dictator-Novel of the South AtlanticMagali Armillas-TiseyraPart III: Global South Atlantic FuturesChapter TenPostwar Politics in O Heroi and KangambaLanie MillarChapter ElevenAdrift between Neo-liberalism and the Revolution: Cape Verde and the South Atlantic in Germano Almeida's EvaLuis MadureiraChapter Twelve A Sweet Sweet Tale of Terror: Rita Indiana Hernandez Writes the Dominican Republic into the Global South AtlanticMaja HornChapter Thirteen Carioca Orientalism: Morocco in the Imaginary of a Brazilian TelenovelaWail HassanBibliographyAuthor's Bios


Countering a Northern focus in much Atlantic World scholarship, this volume brings together new scholarship in comparative literary studies, cultural studies and history which explores the South  Read more...


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"The Global South Atlantic is a critically important contribution to current debates and discussions toward remapping the cultural and political geographies of global literary and media production. Read more...

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