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The Routledge Companion to Black Women�s Cultural Histories

The Routledge Companion to Black Women�s Cultural Histories

by Janell Hobson
Hardback
Publication Date: 17/03/2021
 
"In the social and cultural histories of women and feminism, Black women have long been overlooked or ignored. The Routledge Companion to Black Women's Cultural Histories is an impressive and comprehensive reference work for contemporary scholarship on the cultural histories of Black women across the diaspora spanning different eras from ancient times into the twenty-first century. Comprising over thirty chapters by a team of international contributors, the Companion is divided into five parts: A Fragmented Past, An Inclusive Future Contested Histories, Subversive Memories Gendered Lives, Racial Frameworks Cultural Shifts, Social Change, Black Identities, Feminist Formations Within these sections a diverse range of women, places and issues are explored including: The Queen of Sheba, Black Women in Early Modern European Art and Culture, Enslaved Muslim Women in the Antebellum United States, Sally Hemings, and Phillis Wheatley, Black women writers in Early 20th Century Paris, Black women, Civil Rights, South African Apartheid, and sexual violence and resistance in the United States in recent history. The Routledge Companion to Black Women's Cultural Histories is essential reading for students and researchers in Gender Studies, History, Africana Studies and Cultural Studies"--
ISBN:
9780367198374
9780367198374
Category:
Sociology
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
17-03-2021
Language:
English
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group
Country of origin:
United Kingdom

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