Thinking Black : Britain, 1964-1985 / Rob Waters.
Publication year: 2018
Edition: First Edition edition.
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 0520293851 9780520293854 :
List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Acronyms and Initialisms of Black Britain Introduction: History Moving Fast 1 Becoming Black in the Era of Civil Rights and Black Power 2 Political Blackness: Brothers and Sisters 3 Radical Blackness and the Post-imperial State: Th e Mangrove Nine Trial 4 Black Studies 5 Thinking about Race in a Time of Rebellion Epilogue: Black Futures Past Notes Selected Bibliography Index
It was a common charge among black radicals in the 1960s that Britons needed to start "thinking black." As state and society consolidated around a revived politics of whiteness, "thinking black," they felt, was necessary for all who sought to build a liberated future out of Britain's imperial past.InThinking Black, Rob Waters reveals black radical Britain's wide cultural-political formation, tracing it across new institutions of black civil society and connecting it to decolonization and black liberation across the Atlantic world. He shows how, from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s, black radicalism defined what it meant to be black and what it meant to be radical in Britain.
Series: Berkeley Series in British Studies
304 pages : 11 bw illustrations ; 23 cm.
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