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The Resource Critique of Black reason, Achille Mbembe ; translated by Laurent Dubois

Critique of Black reason, Achille Mbembe ; translated by Laurent Dubois

Label
Critique of Black reason
Title
Critique of Black reason
Statement of responsibility
Achille Mbembe ; translated by Laurent Dubois
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Eminent critic Achille Mbembe offers a capacious genealogy of the category of Blackness-from the Atlantic slave trade to the present-to critically reevaluate history, racism, and the future of humanity. Mbembe teases out the intellectual consequences of the reality that Europe is no longer the world's center of gravity while mapping the relations among colonialism, slavery, and contemporary financial and extractive capital. Tracing the conjunction of Blackness with the biological fiction of race, he theorizes Black reason as the collection of discourses and practices that equated Blackness with the nonhuman in order to uphold forms of oppression. Mbembe powerfully argues that this equation of Blackness with the nonhuman will serve as the template for all new forms of exclusion. Mbembe offers nothing less than a map of the world as it has been constituted through colonialism and racial thinking while providing the first glimpses of a more just future.--Publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mbembe, Achille
Dewey number
305.8001
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
HT1581
LC item number
.M3313 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dubois, Laurent
Series statement
John Hope Franklin Center Book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black people
  • White people
  • Race
  • Race
  • Race awareness
  • Slavery
  • Racism
  • Difference (Philosophy)
Label
Critique of Black reason, Achille Mbembe ; translated by Laurent Dubois
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A John Hope Franklin Center Book."
  • Originally published as "Critique de la raison nègre": Paris : La Découverte, [2013]
Bar code
  • 31223134182568
  • 31223134182576
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The becoming Black of the world -- The subject of race -- The well of fantasies -- Difference and self-determination -- The little secret -- Requiem for the slave -- The clinic of the subject -- Epilogue: There is only one world
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 215 pages
Isbn
9780822363439
Lccn
2016043545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)953325412
Label
Critique of Black reason, Achille Mbembe ; translated by Laurent Dubois
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A John Hope Franklin Center Book."
  • Originally published as "Critique de la raison nègre": Paris : La Découverte, [2013]
Bar code
  • 31223134182568
  • 31223134182576
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The becoming Black of the world -- The subject of race -- The well of fantasies -- Difference and self-determination -- The little secret -- Requiem for the slave -- The clinic of the subject -- Epilogue: There is only one world
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 215 pages
Isbn
9780822363439
Lccn
2016043545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)953325412

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