Modernity, Freedom, and the African Diaspora

Modernity, Freedom, and the African Diaspora

Dublin, New Orleans, Paris

eBook - 2012
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Elisa Joy White investigates the contemporary African Diaspora communities in Dublin, New Orleans, and Paris and their role in the interrogation of modernity and social progress. Beginning with an examination of Dublin's emergent African immigrant community, White shows how the community's negotiation of racism, immigration status, and xenophobia exemplifies the ways in which idealist representations of global societies are contradicted by the prevalence of racial, ethnic, and cultural conflicts within them. Through the consideration of three contemporaneous events-the deportations of Nigerian.
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780253001283
0253001285
9781280696480
1280696486
9780253001153
0253001153
9780253001252
0253001250
Characteristics: 1 online resource (355 pages)

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