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Author Thomas, Deborah A., 1966-

Title Modern blackness : nationalism, globalization, and the politics of culture in Jamaica / Deborah A. Thomas.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  972.92 THOM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 357 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Latin America otherwise.
Latin America otherwise.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : "out of many, one (black) people" -- Pt. 1 : 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 -- Part II : The National level -- Strangers and friends -- Institutionalizing (racialized) progress -- Emancipating the nation (again) -- Part III : The local-global -- Political economies of modernity -- Modern blackness; or, theoretical "tripping" on black vernacular culture -- Conclusion : the remix.
Subject Ethnicity -- Jamaica.
Identity (Psychology) -- Jamaica.
Nationalism -- Jamaica.
Politics and culture -- Jamaica -- History.
Social classes -- Jamaica.
Popular culture -- Jamaica.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Jamaica.
Jamaica -- Cultural policy.
ISBN 0822334089 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822334194 (paperback: alk. paper)