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The grand machinery of the world: race, global order and the black Atlantic

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This thesis examines the ways in which the interwar global order came to be theorised by African writers, and those of African descent, in specific territories bordering the Atlantic. It asks how those views can inform a richer understanding of the construction of our contemporary world. In particular, it seeks to understand the centrality of race to the imperial order and to many of the oppositional projects that emerged in relation to the order. A global order perspective can, it is argu...

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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2018-06-21

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