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            Pasifika Black: Oceania, Anti-colonialism, and the African World
              

            Pasifika Black: Oceania, Anti-colonialism, and the African World (Hardback)

            By Swan, Quito

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            A lively living history of anti-colonialist movements across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans Despite its small landmass in relation to other continents, Oceania has been the site of large-scale political struggles and immensely significant historical processes. Pasifika ...Black is a compelling history of anti-colonial movements in this understudied region, exploring how Oceanic activists intentionally forged international connections in their fight for liberation. Drawing from research conducted across Fiji, Australia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Britain, and the United States, Quito Swan shows how liberation struggles in Oceania actively engaged Black internationalism in their diverse fights against colonial rule. Pasifika Black features as its protagonists the many playwrights, organizers, religious leaders, scholars, Black Power advocates, musicians, environmental justice activists, feminists, and revolutionaries who carried the banners of Black liberation across the globe. It puts artists like Aboriginal poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal and her 1976 call for a Black Pacific into an extended conversation with Nigeria's Wole Soyinka, the Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific's Amelia Rokotuivuna, Samoa's Albert Wendt, anthropologist Angela Gilliam, the NAACP's Roy Wilkins, West Papua's Ben Tanggahma, New Caledonia's Dewe Gorodey, and Polynesian Panther Will'Ilolahia. In so doing, Swan displays the links Oceanic activists consciously and painstakingly formed in order to connect Black metropoles across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. In a world grappling with the global significance of Black Lives Matter and state-sanctioned violence against Black and Brown bodies, Pasifika Black is a both triumphant history and tragic reminder of the ongoing quests for decolonization in Oceania, the African world, and the Global South.
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            ISBN 9781479885084
            Released NZ 26 Apr 2022
            Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Black Power
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            Against White Feminism
             

            Against White Feminism (Hardback)

            By Zakaria, Rafia

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            Feminism is founded on a belief in equality. And in the past 200 years it has made incredible gains- paving the way for women to advance economically, increasing their safety and their power in society, and advocating for their needs and experiences. But not all women. Since its ...conception, feminism has catered to a very particular group of people- middle class, cis-gendered, Western, and above all, white. And this has not merely been an oversight, a failure of inclusion. It has been an active and sustained strategy. Rafia Zakaria traces the connections between feminism and white supremacy from the suffrage movement to the 'fourth wave' we see today, demonstrating how this movement based on equality has always been riddled with inequality and exploitation. And she issues a powerful call to arms to every reader to build a new kind of feminism which will light the path to true emancipation for all.
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            ISBN 9780241446096
            Released NZ 4 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The New Age of Empire: How Racism and Colonialism Still Rule the World
             

            The New Age of Empire: How Racism and Colonialism Still Rule the World (Paperback)

            By Andrews, Kehinde

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            • Pub Date
              30 Aug 22

            The New Age of Empire takes us back to the beginning of the European Empires, outlining the deliberate terror and suffering wrought during every stage of the expansion, and destroys the self-congratulatory myth that the West was founded on the three great revolutions of science, ...industry and politics. Instead, genocide, slavery and colonialism are the key foundation stones upon which the West was built, and we are still living under this system today- America is now at the helm, perpetuating global inequality through business, government, and institutions like the UN, the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO. The West is rich because the Rest is poor. Capitalism is racism. The West congratulations itself on raising poverty by increments in the developing world while ignoring the fact that it created these conditions in the first place, and continues to perpetuate them. The Enlightenment, which underlies every part of our foundational philosophy today, was and is profoundly racist. This colonial logic was and is used to justify the ransacking of Black and brown bodies and their land. The fashionable solutions offered by the white Left in recent years fall far short of even beginning to tackle the West's place at the helm of a racist global order. Offering no easy answers, The New Age of Empire is essential reading to understand our profoundly corrupt global system. A work of essential clarity, The New Age of Empire is a groundbreaking new blueprint for taking Black Radical thought into the twenty-first century and beyond.
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            ISBN 9780141992365
            Released NZ 30 Aug 2022
            Publisher Penguin
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            Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain
             

            Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain (Hardback)

            By Sanghera, Sathnam

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            Britain as we know it is a direct product of our imperial past. And yet, empire is barely taught at school and continues to be a subject of both shame and glorification. Covering everything from our national habits to how we live - from the foundation of the NHS, to the nature of... our racism, to our economic status and our wealth - Empireland argues that imperialism is everywhere, though we often choose not to see it. It is central to the way we think and conduct politics, from the distrust of intellectuals in public life, to the exceptionalism that inspired Brexit and our response to the COVID crisis. Sathnam Sanghera's deeply impassioned, enlightening and unsettling book demonstrates that we see that we can only truly understand who we are by knowing who we were.
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            ISBN 9780241445297
            Released NZ 4 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            White Debt: The Demerara Uprising and Britain's Legacy of Slavery
             

            White Debt: The Demerara Uprising and Britain's Legacy of Slavery (Hardback)

            By Harding, Thomas

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            The story of the slave rebellion that took place in the British colony of Demerara in the West Indies in 1823 - and its consequences today, from the prize-winning author Thomas Harding

            ISBN 9781474621045
            Released NZ 10 May 2022
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Assembly
              

            Assembly (Hardback)

            By Brown, Natasha

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            Come of age in the credit crunch. Be civil in a hostile environment. Step out into a world of Go Home vans. Go to Oxbridge, get an education, start a career. Do all the right things. Buy a flat. Buy art. Buy a sort of happiness. But above all, keep your head down. Keep quiet. And... keep going. The narrator of Assembly is a Black British woman. She is preparing to attend a lavish garden party at her boyfriend's family estate, set deep in the English countryside. At the same time, she is considering the carefully assembled pieces of herself. As the minutes tick down and the future beckons, she can't escape the question- is it time to take it all apart? Assembly is a story about the stories we live within - those of race and class, safety and freedom, winners and losers. And it is about one woman daring to take control of her own story, even at the cost of her life.
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            ISBN 9780241515709
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Fatal Shore

            The Fatal Shore (Paperback, New edition)

            By Hughes, Robert

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            An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia.

            ISBN 9780099448549
            Released NZ 2 Jan 2003
            Publisher Vintage
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            Speak Not: Empire, Identity and the Politics of Language
              

            Speak Not: Empire, Identity and the Politics of Language (Hardback)

            By Griffiths, James

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            As we stand at the brink of a terminal decline in the world's languages, and the rise of the hegemonic 'super-tongue', this is a personal and engaging account of how we can stop the race towards the extinction of linguistic diversity.

            ISBN 9781786999696
            Released NZ 16 Dec 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Time's Monster: History, Conscience and Britain's Empire
             

            Time's Monster: History, Conscience and Britain's Empire (Paperback)

            By Satia, Priya

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              2 Aug 22

            For generations, British thinkers told the history of an empire whose story was still very much in the making. While they wrote of conquest, imperial rule in India, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean was consolidated. While they described the development of imperial gover...nance, rebellions were brutally crushed. As they reimagined empire during the two world wars, decolonization was compromised. Priya Satia shows how these historians not only interpreted the major political events of their time but also shaped the future that followed. Satia makes clear that historical imagination played a significant role in the unfolding of empire. History emerged as a mode of ethics in the modern period, endowing historians from John Stuart Mill to Winston Churchill with outsized policymaking power. Braided with this story is an account of alternative visions articulated by anticolonial thinkers such as William Blake, Mahatma Gandhi, and E. P. Thompson. By the mid-twentieth century, their approaches had reshaped the discipline of history and the ethics that came with it.
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            ISBN 9780141993928
            Released NZ 2 Aug 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain

            Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain (Paperback)

            By Sanghera, Sathnam

            • RRP: $26.00
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            In Britain, imperialism is everywhere - though we often choose not to see it. From the way we travel and the foundation of the NHS to the nature of our racism and wealth, it is central to the way we think and conduct politics. In his bestselling book, Sathnam Sanghera demonstrate...s how so much of modern Britain - including the exceptionalism that inspired Brexit and our response to the COVID-19 crisis - is rooted in our imperial past. Empire is foundational to modern Britain yet is barely taught in schools or mentioned in museums. At a time of great division, when we are arguing about what it means to be British, Empireland is a groundbreaking revelation - a much-needed and illuminating portrait of modern British society with the power and potential to change minds.
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            ISBN 9780241445310
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
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