Modern Blackness Nationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in Jamaica

ISBN-10: 0822334194
ISBN-13: 9780822334194
Edition: 2004
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Description: 'Modern Blackness' offers an ethnographic study of cultural policy in Jamaica as seen from above & below in relation to race, class, & nation.

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

'Modern Blackness' offers an ethnographic study of cultural policy in Jamaica as seen from above & below in relation to race, class, & nation.

Walter D. Mignolo is the William H. Wannamaker Distinguished Professor and director of the Center for Global Studies and the Humanities at Duke University. This book is the third of a trilogy that includes "The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, and Colonization" and "The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options". He is also the author of "The Idea of Latin America".

Acknowledgments
Introduction: "Out of Many, One (Black) People"
The Global-National
The "Problem" of Nationalism in the British West Indies or, "What We Are and What We Hope to Be"
Political Economies of Culture
The National-Local
Strangers and Friends
Institutionalizing (Racialized) Progress
Emancipating the Nation (Again)
The Local-Global
Political Economies of Modernity
Modern Blackness or, Theoretical "Tripping" on Black Vernacular Cultures
Conclusion: The Remix
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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