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This book explores the formation of the African-American identity through the theory of cultural trauma. The trauma in question is slavery, not as an institution or as personal experience, but as collective memory--a pervasive remembrance that grounded a people's sense of itself. Ron Eyerman offers insights into the intellectual and generational conflicts of identity-formation which have a truly universal significance, and provides a new and compelling account of the birth of African-American identity.

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In this book, Ron Eyerman explores the formation of the African-American identity through the cultural trauma of slavery. He offers insights into the intellectual and generational conflicts of identity-formation which have a truly universal significance, as well as providing a new and compelling account of the birth of African-American identity.

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Ron Eyerman explores the formation of African American identity through the cultural trauma of slavery.

About the Author

Ronald Eyerman is the holder of the Segerstedt Chair of Sociology, and a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences at Stanford University (1900-2000). His recent publications include Music and Social Movements (Cambridge, 1998).

Table of Contents

1. Cultural trauma and collective memory; 2. Remembering and forgetting; 3. Out of Africa; 4. The black public sphere and the heritage of slavery; 5. Memory and representation; 6. Civil rights and black nationalism; References; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521808286
Author:
Eyerman, Ron
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Seidman, Steven
Author:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
African Americans--Race identity
Subject:
African Americans--Psychology
Subject:
Slaves--United States--Psychology
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Cambridge Cultural Social Studies
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
314
Dimensions:
9.23x6.61x.92 in. 1.32 lbs.

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