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Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken


The essays in this volume explore the lives and activities of people of African descent – both black and white - in Europe between the 1880s and the beginning of the twenty-first century. They go beyond the still-dominant Anglo-American or transatlantic emphasis of Black Studies, examining the experiences of Africans, Afro-Caribbeans and African Americans in Germany, France, Portugal, Italy and the Soviet Union, as well as in Britain. Their subjects include people moving between European states and state jurisdictions or from the former colony of one state to another place in Europe, African ... More

Keywords: Black European Studies, transnational studies, colonialism, post-colonial studies, migration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781846318474
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eve Rosenhaft, editor
University of Liverpool

Robbie Aitken, editor
Sheffield Hallam University

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken

I Enacting Identity: Individuals, Families and Communities

II Authenticity and Influence: Contexts for Black Cultural Production

III Post-colonial Belonging

IV Narratives/Histories

Chapter 15 Afterword

Susan Dabney Pennybacker