Demonic Grounds : Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle

By: McKittrick, KatherineMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (224 p.)ISBN: 9780816697946Subject(s): African diaspora | Geography | Human geography | Slavery | Women slaves | Women, Black | Women, Black, in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Demonic Grounds : Black Women and the Cartographies of StruggleDDC classification: 305.48/89607009 | 305.48800973 LOC classification: E29.N3M38 2006Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction: Geographic Stories; 1. I Lost an Arm on My Last Trip Home: Black Geographies; 2. The Last Place They Thought Of: Black Women's Geographies; 3. The Authenticity of This Story Has Not Been Documented: Auction Blocks; 4. Nothing's Shocking: Black Canada; 5. Demonic Grounds: Sylvia Wynter; Conclusion: Stay Human; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Demonic Grounds moves between past and present, archives and fiction, theory and everyday, to focus on places negotiated by black women during and after the transatlantic slave trade. Specifically, Katherine McKittrick addresses the geographic implications of slave auction blocks, Harriet Jacobs''s attic, black Canada and New France, as well as the conceptual spaces of feminism and Sylvia Wynter''s philosophies.
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Contents; Introduction: Geographic Stories; 1. I Lost an Arm on My Last Trip Home: Black Geographies; 2. The Last Place They Thought Of: Black Women's Geographies; 3. The Authenticity of This Story Has Not Been Documented: Auction Blocks; 4. Nothing's Shocking: Black Canada; 5. Demonic Grounds: Sylvia Wynter; Conclusion: Stay Human; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Demonic Grounds moves between past and present, archives and fiction, theory and everyday, to focus on places negotiated by black women during and after the transatlantic slave trade. Specifically, Katherine McKittrick addresses the geographic implications of slave auction blocks, Harriet Jacobs''s attic, black Canada and New France, as well as the conceptual spaces of feminism and Sylvia Wynter''s philosophies.

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