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Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in Jamaica

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Modern Blackness is a rich ethnographic exploration of Jamaican identity in the late twentieth century and early twenty-first. Analyzing nationalism, popular culture, and political economy in relation to one another, Deborah A. Thomas illuminates an ongoing struggle in Jamaica between the values associated with the postcolonial state and those generated in and through popu ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published November 29th 2004 by Duke University Press Books (first published November 2004)
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An investigation into the political economy of cultural production in Jamaica. Requires a good amount of previous understanding of Jamaican culture and politics to make sense.
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