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Author Eyerman, Ron.
Title Cultural trauma : slavery and the formation of African American identity / Ron Eyerman.
Imprint Cmabridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Author Eyerman, Ron.
Series Cambridge cultural social studies
Cambridge cultural social studies.
Subject African Americans -- Race identity.
Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
African Americans -- Psychology.
Slaves -- United States -- Psychology.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-298) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Cultural trauma and collective memory; 2 Re-membering and forgetting; 3 Out of Africa: the making of a collective identity; 4 The Harlem Renaissance and the heritage of slavery; 5 Memory and representation; 6 Civil rights and black nationalism: the post-war generation; Notes; References; Index.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511016026 (electronic bk.)
9780511016028 (electronic bk.)
9780511488788 (electronic bk.)
0511488785 (electronic bk.)
9780511044625 (electronic bk.)
0511044623 (electronic bk.)
0521808286 (hardback)
9780521808286 (hardback)
0521004373 (pbk.)
9780521004374 (pbk.)
OCLC # 51214856
Additional Format Print version: Eyerman, Ron. Cultural trauma. Cmabridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001 0521808286 (DLC) 2001035639 (OCoLC)46918010

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