The predicament of blackness : postcolonial Ghana and the politics of race / Jemima Pierre
- Pierre, Jemima
- Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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- Physical Description:
- xix, 263 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Of natives and Europeans : colonialism and the ethnicization of racial dominance -- "Seek ye first the political kingdom" : the postcolony and racial formation -- "You are rich because you are white" : marking race and signifying whiteness -- The fact of lightness : Skin bleaching and the colored codes of racial aesthetics -- Slavery and Pan-Africanist triumph : heritage tourism and state racecraft -- "Are you a Black American?" : race and the politics of African-diaspora interactions -- Race across the Atlantic- and back : theorizing Africa and/in the diaspora -- Epilogue : Writing Ghana, imagining Africa, interrogating diaspora.
- 9780226923024 (cloth : alkaline paper), 0226923029 (cloth : alkaline paper), 9780226923031 (paperback : alkaline paper), 0226923037 (paperback : alkaline paper), 9780226923048 (e-book), and 0226923045 (e-book)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -248) and index.
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