Africa in the Indian imagination : race and the politics of postcolonial citation / Antoinette Burton ; foreword by Isabel Hofmeyr.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource (xv, 184 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822374138; 0822374137Other title: Brown over blackSubject(s): Race -- Political aspects -- India | Race -- Political aspects -- Africa | Postcolonialism -- India | Postcolonialism -- Africa | Race in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Africa in the Indian imagination.DDC classification: 303.48/25406 LOC classification: DS450.A35 | B87 2016Other classification: 15.77 | 15.92 | HP 1240 | HQ 6040 | LB 49465 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Citing/siting Africa in the Indian postcolonial imagination -- Every secret thing? Racial politics in Ansuyah R. Singh's Behold the earth mourns (1960) -- Race and the politics of position: above and below in Frank Moraes' The Importance of being black (1965) -- Fictions of postcolonial development: race, intimacy and Afro-Asian solidarity in Chanakya Sen's The morning after (1973) -- Hands and feet: Phyllis Naidoo's impressions of anti-apartheid history (2002-2006).
Originally published as Brown over Black by :Gurgaon : Three Essays Collective, 2012.
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Antoinette Burton challenges nostalgic narratives of the Afro-Asian solidarity that emerged from the 1955 Bandung conference by showing how postcolonial Indian identity was based on the subordination of Africans and blackness.
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Author notes provided by SyndeticsAntoinette Burton is Professor of History and Catherine C. and Bruce A. Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has written and edited many books, including Ten Books That Shaped the British Empire: Creating an Imperial Commons , Postcolonial Studies and Beyond , and A Primer for Teaching World History: Ten Design Principles , all also published by Duke University Press.
Isabel Hofmeyr is Professor of African Literature at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and the author of Gandhi's Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading .