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To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism

Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill


Black women in the United States and across the African diaspora have historically linked national concerns to global ones. This interdisciplinary collection explores the varied ways black women have engaged in internationalism since the late nineteenth century through political agitation, consumption activities and economic pursuits, leisure and religious practices, as well as performance and artistic expression. The essays in this collection employ diverse and innovative methodological approaches and explore new sites of internationalism, including Australia, Germany, and Spain. By highlight ... More

Keywords: History, Race, Internationalism, Gender, Politics, Women, Culture, Feminism, Travel, transnationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042317
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042317.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Keisha N. Blain, editor
University of Pittsburgh

Tiffany M. Gill, editor
University of Delaware

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