Brown Skin, White Masks (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
176
Utgivningsdatum
2009-01-20
Förlag
Pluto Press
Dimensioner
215 x 133 x 19 mm
Vikt
317 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Hardback
ISBN
9780745328744
Brown Skin, White Masks (inbunden)

Brown Skin, White Masks

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This book is a a critical examination of the role that immigrant intellectuals play in facilitating the global domination of American imperialism.*BR**BR*In his pioneering book about the relationship between race and colonialism, Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon explored the traumatic consequences of the sense of inferiority that colonised people felt. Brown Skin, White Masks picks up where Fanon left off, and extends Fanon's insights as they apply to today's world.*BR**BR*Dabashi shows how intellectuals who migrate to the West are often used by the imperial powers to misrepresent their home countries. Just as many Iraqi exiles were used to justify the invasion of Iraq, Dabashi demonstrates that this is a common phenomenon, and examines why and how so many immigrant intellectuals help to sustain imperialism.
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"The great value of Dabashi's book rests in unmasking the dubious role "native informers" play in U.S. society....["Brown Skin, White Masks"] will hopefully have a similar revolutionizing impact like Fanons famous "Black Skin, White Masks."" -- Ludwig Watzal, "International News Magazine"

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Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York. He is a founding member of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, as well as a founding member of the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University. Most recently he is the author of Europe and Its Shadows (Pluto, 2019), Brown Skin, White Masks (Pluto, 2011) and Can Non-Europeans Think? (Zed, 2015).

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction 1. Brown Skin, White Masks 2. On Comprador Intellectuals 3. Literature and Empire 4. The House Muslim Conclusion: Confusing the Colour Line Notes Index