Race against empire : Black Americans and anticolonialism, 1937-1957 (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Race against empire : Black Americans and anticolonialism, 1937-1957

Race against empire : Black Americans and anticolonialism, 1937-1957

Author: Penny M Von Eschen
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, 1997.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Anti-racism collection has been created by Lethbridge Public Library and the City of Lethbridge Diversity and Inclusion Working Group to provide resources about anti-racism education, history, and perspective. Anti-racism is defined by the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre as the active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies, practices and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Penny M Von Eschen
ISBN: 0801431972 9780801431975 0801482925 9780801482922
OCLC Number: 34878772
Awards: Winner of *Winner, 1998 Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize (Societ.
Description: xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Making of the Politics of the African Diaspora --
2. Democracy Or Empire? --
3. To Forge a Colonial International --
4. The Diaspora Moment --
5. Domesticating Anticolonialism --
6. Hearts and Mines --
7. Remapping Africa, Rewriting Race --
8. No Exit: From Bandung to Ghana.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Penny M. Von Eschen.


Marshaling evidence from a wide array of international sources, Penny M. Von Eschen offers a vivid portrayal of the African diaspora in its international heyday, from the 1945 Manchester Pan-African  Read more...


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