Black France/France Noire The History and Politics of Blackness

ISBN-10: 0822352621

ISBN-13: 9780822352624

Edition: 2012

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Contributors. Trica Danielle Keaton, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Tyler Stovall, Christiane Taubira, Rémy Bazenguissa-Ganga, Allison Blakely, Jennifer Anne Boittin, Fred Constant, Mamadou Diouf, Arlette Frund, Michel Giraud, Bennetta Jules-Rosette, Jake Lamar, Patrick Lozès, Alain Mabanckou, Dominic Thomas, Gary Wilder
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 6/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Tyler Stovall is Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. He specialises in modern and contemporary French history, in particular questions of race, colonialism and postcolonialism, labor and transnationalism.

Foreword: Black… A Color? A Kaleidoscope!
Introduction: Blackness Matters, Blackness Made to Matter
Theorizing and Narrating Blackness and Belonging
Black France: Myth or Reality? Problems of Identity and Identification
The Lost Territories of the Republic: Historical Narratives and the Recomposition of French Citizenship
Eurafrique as the Future Past of "Black France": Sarkozy's Temporal Confusion and Senghor's Postwar Vision
Letter to France
French Impressionism
The Politics of Blackness-Politicizing Blackness
The Invention of Blacks in France
Immigration and National Identity in France
"Black France" and the National Identity Debate: How Best to Be Black and French?
Paint It "Black": How Africans and Afro-Caribbeans Became "Black" in France
The "Question of Blackness" and the Memory of Slavery: Invisibility and Forgetting as Voluntary Fire and Some Pyromaniac Firefighters
Black Paris-Black France
The New Negro in Paris: Booker T. Washington, the New Negro, and the Paris Exposition of 1900
The Militant Black Men of Marseille and Paris, 1927-1937
Reflections on the Future of Black France: Josephine Baker's Vision of a Global Village
Site-ing Black Paris: Discourses and the Making of Identities
Coda: Black Identity in France in a European Perspective
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