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The Practice of Diaspora

Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism

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$39.50 • £31.95 • €35.50

ISBN 9780674011038

Publication Date: 07/10/2003

Academic Trade

408 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 6 line illustrations

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Brent Hayes Edwards is Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

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