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Imaginary Black Topographies: What are Monuments For?

Lubaina Himid

in Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter seeks to reinvent the genre of contemporary travelogue through a satirical juxtaposition of travel guide material against collaged images representing Black diasporic undercurrents ... More


Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043376
eISBN:
9780252052255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043376.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, GerShun Avilez argues that queerness, here meaning same-sex desire and gender nonconformity, introduces the threat of injury and that artists throughout the Black diaspora use queer ... More


The Plays of Carlton and Barbara Molette: The Transformative Power of African-American Theater

Silvia Pilar Castro-Borrego

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter offers a critical analysis of Barbara and Carlton Molette’s body of theatrical work. It focuses in particular on the racial and class politics present within the plays Rosalee Pritchett ... More


Josephine Baker’s Routes and Roots: Mobility, Belonging, and Activism in the Atlantic World

Katharina Gerund

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter uses research paradigms from mobility studies, black diaspora studies, and transnational American studies, in order to create a nuanced picture of the many facets of Josephine Baker’s career ... More


Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Ruma Chopra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

In spring 1796, after eight months of war in the mountainous terrain of Jamaica, most of the village of Trelawney Town—a community of about 550 runaway slaves and their descendants—surrendered. They ... More


Epilogue

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0010
Subject:
History, African History

When the British Empire abolished slavery in 1833, their West Indian colonies confronted a severe labor shortage. Caribbean elites knew that slaves despised fieldwork and would not be ready to ... More


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