Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2011

240 Pages | 26 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195369915

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African Americans and Empire

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis

  • First study to examine the sites of convergence among refugees, stateless persons, and African Americans, and the ways in which the state itself has capitalized on the resources and relays between these categories.
  • Highlights the insufficiency of commonplace terms like 'second class citizenship' to accurately name the fragile legal and sociopolitical character of black life in the United States
  • Reframes historic events in America's past in relation to larger global imperatives

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