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Title Imagining Africa : Whiteness and the Western gaze / Clive Gabay.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Whites -- Race identity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History -- 20th century.
Whites -- Race identity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History -- 21st century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Race relations.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Colonial influence.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Genre History.
Contents Whiteness, the Western gaze and Africa -- Finding anti-civilisation in Africa -- Native rights in colonial Kenya: the symbolism of Harry Thuku -- "Exploding Africa": of post-war modernisers and travellers -- The Age of Capricorn: bridging the past to the present -- Afropolitanism, and the White-Western incorporation of Africa -- Africa rising, Whiteness falling -- Making Whiteness strange.
Summary While challenging traditional postcolonial accounts, Gabay places racial anxiety at the heart of imaginaries of Africa and international order.
Other Title Print version: Gabay, Clive. Imagining Africa. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018 9781108473606