Blackness and Modernity: The Colour of Humanity and the Quest for Freedom

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Foster presents an interdisciplinary analysis of blackness by challenging existing notions of blackness and arguing for the viability of a multicultural world. He traces the philosophical, anthropological, sociological, and mythological arguments that support views of modernity as a failed quest for whiteness.

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Cecil Foster is associate professor, sociology and anthropology, University of Guelph, and the author of several works of fiction and non-fiction, including Where Race Does Not Matter: The New Spirit of Modernity.

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"Foster brings historical depth to his work and shows that the social and political recognition of blackness and multiculturalism is itself a contingent moment in history." George Dei, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

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