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After Empire

by Paul Gilroy
£23.99   paperback  Routledge (2004)

After Empire by Paul Gilroy What is the future for mulitculturalism? Can we move beyond the melancholic celebration of past glories embodied in the cry "two world wars and one World Cup" to imagine a modern, mulitcultural British identity?
In this important new book, Paul Gilroy addresses the plight of a beleaguered multiculture, and defends it against accusations of failure. He examines the invention of the hierarchical category of "race," and its terrible consequences in colonialism and fascism, and considers how the work of thinkers including George Orwell, Frantz Fanon and W.E.B. DuBois can shed light on contemporary debates about nationalism, postcolonialism, and race.
Finally, citing examples ranging from Mike Skinner of The Streets to Ali G, Gilroy explores aspects of Britain's spontaneous, convivial culture - a culture that is flourishing in Britain's urban areas and in postcolonial cities around the world - to discover a new value in our ability to live with difference without becoming anxious, fearful, or violent.

ISBN 13: 9780415343084 | ISBN 10: 0415343089

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