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Title Frenchness and the African diaspora : identity and uprising in contemporary France / edited by Charles Tshimanga, Didier Gondola, and Peter J. Bloom
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 336 pages)
Series African Expressive Cultures
African expressive cultures.
Contents Primitive rebellion in the French Banlieues : on the fall 2005 riots / Didier Lapeyronnie -- The Republic and its beast : on the riots in the French Banlieues / Achille Mbembe -- Figures of multiplicity : can France reinvent its identity? / Achille Mbembe -- Outsiders in the French melting pot : the public construction of invisibility for visible minorities / Ahmed Boubeker -- From imperial inclusion to republican exclusion? : France's ambiguous postwar trajectory / Frederick Cooper -- Colonial syndrome : French modern and the deceptions of history / Florence Bernault -- Transient citizens : the othering and indigenization of Blacks and Beurs within the French Republic / Didier Gondola -- The law of February 23, 2005 : the uses made of the revival of France's "colonial grandeur" / Nicolas Bancel -- A conservative revolution within secularism : the ideological premises and social effects of the March 15, 2004, "anti-headscarf" law / Pierre Tévanian -- Zidane : portrait of the artist as political avatar / Nacira Guénif-Souilamas -- The state of French cultural exceptionalism : the 2005 uprisings and the politics of visibility / Peter J. Bloom -- Let the music play : the African diaspora, popular culture, and national identity in contemporary France / Charles Tshimanga -- App. 1. A call to action : "we are the natives of the Republic!"
Summary How the African diaspora redefines Frenchness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-318) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African diaspora -- France.
Africans -- Cultural assimilation -- France.
Africans -- France -- Attitudes.
Africans -- France -- Ethnic identity.
Africans -- France -- Social conditions.
National characteristics, French.
Popular culture -- France.
France -- Civilization -- African influences.
France -- Race relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Bloom, Peter J.
Gondola, Ch. Didier, 1966-
Tshimanga, Charles.
LC no. 2009017102
ISBN 0253003903 (electronic bk.)
9780253003904 (electronic bk.)