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Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary

Alex Lubin


This transnational history reveals the vital connections between African American political thought and the people and nations of the Middle East. Spanning the 1850s through the present, and set against a backdrop of major political and cultural shifts around the world, the book demonstrates how international geopolitics, including the ascendance of liberal internationalism, established the conditions within which blacks imagined their freedom and, conversely, the ways in which various Middle Eastern groups have understood and used the African American freedom struggle to shape their own polit ... More

Keywords: transnational history, Middle East, cultural shifts, international geopolitics, liberal internationalism, African American, freedom, Palestinians, Arabs, Israeli Jews

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781469612881
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612881.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alex Lubin, author