Radical Moves Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

ISBN-10: 0807872857

ISBN-13: 9780807872857

Edition: 2013

Authors: Lara Putnam
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Description: In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields of Venezuela and the canefields of Cuba, the canal construction in Panama, and the bustling city streets of Brooklyn. But in the 1920s and 1930s, racist nativism and a brutal cascade of antiblack immigration laws swept the hemisphere. Facing borders and barriers as never before, Afro-Caribbean migrants rethought allegiances of race, class, and empire. InRadical Moves, Lara Putnam takes readers from tin-roof tropical dancehalls to the elegant black-owned ballrooms of Jazz Age Harlem to trace the roots of the black internationalist and anticolonial movements that would remake the twentieth century.From Trinidad to 136th Street, these were years of great dreams and righteous demands. Praying or "jazzing," writing letters to the editor or letters home, Caribbean men and women tried on new ideas about the collective. The popular culture of black internationalism they created--from Marcus Garvey's UNIA to "regge" dances, Rastafarianism, and Joe Louis's worldwide fandom--still echoes in the present.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 1/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Lara Putnam is associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh and author of The Company They Kept: Migrants and the Politics of Gender in Caribbean Costa Rica, 1870-1960.

Acknowledgments
Note on Sources
Introduction
Migrants' Routes, Ties, and Role in Empire, 1850S-1920S
Spirits of a Mobile World: Worship, Protection, and Threat at Home and Abroad, 1900S-1930S
Alien Everywhere: Immigrant Exclusion and Populist Bargains, 1920S-1930S
The Transnational Black Press and Questions of the Collective, 1920S-1930S
The Weekly Regge: Cosmopolitan Music and Race-Conscious Moves in a "World a Jazz" 1910S-1930S
The Politics of Return and Fractures of Rule in the British Caribbean, 1930-1940
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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