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Set the world on fire : black nationalist women and the global struggle for freedom

Author: Keisha N Blain
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
Series: Politics and culture in modern America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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Set the World on Fire highlights the black nationalist women who fought for national and transnational black liberation from the early to mid-twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keisha N Blain
ISBN: 9780812249880 0812249887
OCLC Number: 1027706829
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2019 Darlene Clark Hine Award from the Organization of American Historians.
Winner of Winner of the 2018 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Book Prize.
Winner of Selected as a finalist for The Hooks Institute's National Book Award.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1. Women Pioneers in the Garvey MovementChapter 2. The Struggle for Black EmigrationChapter 3. Organizing in the Jim Crow SouthChapter 4. Dreaming of LiberiaChapter 5. Pan-Africanism and Anticolonial PoliticsChapter 6. Breaks, Transitions, and ContinuitiesEpilogueNotesIndexAcknowledgments
Series Title: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsibility: Keisha N. Blain.

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