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

ISBN-10: 0822334194

ISBN-13: 9780822334194

Edition: 2004

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'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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List price: $27.95
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

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".

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
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