By Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, Anja Werner
Anywhere yet Here brings jointly new scholarship at the cross-cultural stories of intellectuals of African descent because the eighteenth century. The ebook embraces historian Paul Gilroy's famous thesis in The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness and posits arguments past The Black Atlantic's conventional association and symbolism. Contributions are prepared into 3 sections that spotlight the motivations and features connecting a undeniable set of brokers, thinkers, and intellectuals: the 1st, Re-ordering Worldviews: Rebellious Thinkers, Poets, Writers, and Political Architects; the second one, Crafting Connections: Strategic and Ideological Alliances; and the 3rd, Cultural Mastery in overseas areas: Evolving Visions of domestic and Identity.
These essays extend different types and recommend styles at play that experience united participants and groups around the African diaspora. They spotlight the tales of people that, from their intercultural and infrequently marginalized positions, challenged the established order, created strategic (and every now and then, unforeseen) foreign alliances, cultivated services and cultural fluency in another country, in addition to crafted actual and highbrow areas for his or her self-expression and dignity to thrive.
What, for instance, connects the eighteenth-century Igbo writer Olaudah Equiano with Nineteen Forties literary determine Richard Wright; nineteenth-century expatriate anthropologist Antenor Fermin with Sixties Haitian émigrés to the Congo; jap Pan-Asianists and Southern Hemisphere Aboriginal activists with Jamaican-born Marcus Garvey; or Angela Davis with artists of the British Black Arts circulate, Ingrid Pollard and Zarina Bhimji? they're all a part of a mapping that reaches throughout and past geographical, historic, and ideological barriers usually linked to the "Black Atlantic." They replicate bills of people and groups both united of their will to search out larger lives, usually, because the name indicates, "anywhere yet here."
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Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond by Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, Anja Werner
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