The Resource Radical moves: : Caribbean migrants and the politics of race in the jazz age, Lara Putnam, (ebook)

Radical moves: : Caribbean migrants and the politics of race in the jazz age, Lara Putnam, (ebook)

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Radical moves: : Caribbean migrants and the politics of race in the jazz age
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Radical moves:
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Caribbean migrants and the politics of race in the jazz age
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Lara Putnam
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eng
Summary
In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields of Venezuela and the cane fields of Cuba, the canal construction in Panama, and the bustling city streets of Brooklyn. But in the 1920s and 1930s, racist nativism and a brutal cascade of antiblack immigration laws swept the hemisphere. Facing borders and barriers as never before, Afro-Caribbean migrants rethought allegiances of race, class, and empire. In Radical Moves, Lara Putnam takes readers from tin-roof tropical dancehalls to the elegant black-owned ballrooms of Jazz Age Harlem to trace the roots of the black-internationalist and anticolonial movements that would remake the twentieth century. From Trinidad to 136th Street, these were years of great dreams and righteous demands. Praying or "jazzing," writing letters to the editor or letters home, Caribbean men and women tried on new ideas about the collective. The popular culture of black internationalism they created--from Marcus Garvey's UNIA to "regge" dances, Rastafarianism, and Joe Louis's worldwide fandom--still echoes in the present
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Midwest
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Putnam, Lara
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972.905/2
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Blacks
  • West Indians
  • Blacks
  • West Indians
  • Blacks
  • West Indians
  • Anti-imperialist movements
  • Electronic books
  • West Indies, British
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Racism
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adult
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Radical moves: : Caribbean migrants and the politics of race in the jazz age, Lara Putnam, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807838136
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11710016
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remote
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11710016
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MWT11710016
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Radical moves: : Caribbean migrants and the politics of race in the jazz age, Lara Putnam, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807838136
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710016
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710016
System control number
MWT11710016
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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