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Author Gines, Kathryn T., 1978-
Title Hannah Arendt and the Negro question / Kathryn T. Gines
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2014
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 Modern History Library  323.1196073 G492    AVAILABLE    30550100559101
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  570.952 A681/ G492    AVAILABLE    30580003107583
Descript xvi, 174 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index
"While acknowledging Hannah Arendt's keen philosophical and political insights, Kathryn T. Gines claims that there are some problematic assertions and oversights regarding Arendt's treatment of the "Negro question." Gines focuses on Arendt's reaction to the desegregation of Little Rock schools, to laws making mixed marriages illegal, and to the growing civil rights movement in the South. Reading them alongside Arendt's writings on revolution, the human condition, violence, and responses to the Eichmann war crimes trial, Gines provides a systematic analysis of anti-black racism in Arendt's work"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975 -- Political and social views
Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
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