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Becoming global race women: the travels and networks of black female activist-intellectuals, 1920-1966

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This thesis explores how a group of Caribbean and African American activist-intellectuals became global race women in the early to mid twentieth century. Global race women, is the term I use to describe middle-class, public women of African ancestry who were committed to aiding the progress of the darker races, especially, but not exclusively, blacks. They frequently travelled, both literally and imaginatively, which allowed them to develop a cosmopolitan sensibility, forge multiracial coa...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2015-06-22

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