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Christensen, Matthew J
Rebellious histories : the Amistad slave revolt and the cultures of late twentieth-century Black transnationalism / Matthew J. Christensen
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E447 .C48 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slave insurrections -- United States
Subject Amistad (Schooner)
Subject(s) Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History -- 20th century
Antislavery movements -- United States
Sierra Leonean literature
Subject Sierra Leone -- History
Subject(s) Transnationalism
Physical Description xiv, 188 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-180) and index
Contents Introduction : rebellious histories -- Cinque/Sengbe : naming the transnational subject -- Cannibals in the postcolony : Charlie Haffner's Amistad Kata-Kata and the moral economy of global consumption -- Neoliberal masculinity, black transnationalism, and the United States ; disappearing borders in Amistad and echo of lions -- Enslaving globalization : trans-atlantic slavery, Civil War, and modernity in Raymond Desouza-George's The broken handcuff -- Conclusion : rebellious futures

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