The Empire Strikes Back: Race and Racism in 70s Britain

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Routledge, 1992 - Great Britain - 324 pages
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There are many reasons why issues raised by the study of races and racisms shouldbe central to the concerns of cultural studies. Yet racist ideologies and racial conflictshave been ignored, both in historical writing and in accounts of the present. Ifnothing else, this book should be taken as a signal that this marginalization cannotcontinue. It has also been conceived as a corrective to the narrowness of the Englishleft whose version of the national-popular continues to deny the role of blacks andblack struggles in the making and the remaking of the working class.

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User Review  - GrlIntrrptdRdng - LibraryThing

Out of the original trilogy this is my favorite book. The Empire Strikes back has a lot that happens, very detailed and it goes with the whole plot of the series. I didn't expect to like it after A ... Read full review

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Although this was published before the movie's original release, that shouldn't make a difference to the telling of this tale. This is the most unimaginative retelling I have ever read. There's ... Read full review

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