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Paul Gilroy
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Paul Gilroy

Paul Gilroy is the author of The Black Atlantic and at the time of the composition of the guide was a professor at the London School of Economics. Gilroy was born in London and received his bachelor's degree at Sussex University in 1978. In 1986 he finished his Ph.D. at Birmingham University. During his career, he has been a professor of cultural studies and black Atlantic diaspora culture, the overarching culture of the formerly-enslaved black peoples taken from Africa into the Anglo-American and Spanish colonial worlds. Gilroy has written a number of books other than The Black Atlantic, including a path breaking study of race and racism in 1970s Britain. Gilroy has taught at South Bank University, Essex University and Goldsmith's College and later took a tenured professorship at Yale where he chaired the Department of African American Studies. He now holds the Anthony Giddens Professorship in Social...

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