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Author Wilder, Gary, author.

Title Freedom time : Negritude, decolonization, and the future of the world / Gary Wilder
Published Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 384 pages)
Contents Unthinking France, rethinking decolonization -- Situating Césaire: Antillean awakening and global redemption -- Situating Senghor: African hospitality and human solidarity -- Freedom, time, territory -- Departmentalization and the spirit of Schoelcher -- Federalism and the future of France -- Antillean autonomy and the legacy of Louverture -- African socialism and the fate of the world -- Decolonization and postnational democracy
Summary Providing a reading of Aime Césaire and Leopold Senghor as political thinkers, Gary Wilder explains how these eminent anti-colonial thinkers, poets and political leaders sought to remake France by advocating for colonial self-determination and fuller racial and cultural integration within the French empire
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-372) and index
Notes English
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Subject Césaire, Aimé
Senghor, Léopold Sédar, 1906-2001.
Césaire, Aimé 1913-2008
Césaire, Aimé.
Senghor, Léopold Sédar 1906-2001
Senghor, Léopold Sédar, 1906-2001.
Negritude (Literary movement)
French colonies.
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
Negritude (Literary movement)
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
France -- Colonies -- Africa -- 20th century
France -- Colonies -- America -- 20th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822375796