This is the country the author is from.
The United States
This is the country that is usually seen as the center of black culture.
The Black Atlantic
This is a group of African descendants who were united by their transport to the Americas as slaves.
The Ship Motif
This image is used by Gilroy to represent the dynamic and microcosmic cultures of the peoples of the black diaspora.
This is the practice of involuntary servitude.
This art form is used to express emotions that are either too emotionally or linguistically difficult to express.
This concept forms an obsession for black culture in the author's view.
Concepts of Race
This concept is tending toward a more fluid and dynamic definition according to the author.
The Souls of Black Folk
This is a book that defines the idea of double consciousness.
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