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From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France 1840-1980
by Michel Fabre
This book describes vividly how time and circumstances have altered black Americans' experiences and expectations in France. The first visitors were enchanted by the freedoms that they were granted but after the rise of Pan-Africanism and the New Negro Movement, besides two world wars and the Algerian war, France was gradually reduced in their estimation merely to a gatewa...more
Hardcover, 358 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by University of Illinois Press
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