Book — 1 online resource (xxix, 320 pages) : illustrations.
Josephine Baker : colonial woman
Dancing dissidents and dissident dancers : the urban topography of race
A Black colony? : race and the origins of anti-imperialism
Reverse exoticism and masculinity : the cultural politics of race relations
In Black and White : women, La depêche Africaine, and the print culture of the diaspora
"These men's minor transgressions" : White Frenchwomen on colonialism and feminism.
World War I gave colonial migrants and French women unprecedented access to the workplaces and nightlife of Paris. After the war they were expected to return without protest to their homes, both metropolitan and overseas. Neither group, however, was willing to be discarded. Between the world wars, the mesmerizing capital of France's colonial empire attracted denizens from Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States. Paris became not merely their home but also a site for political engagement. Colonial Metropolis tells the story of the interactions and connections of these black colonial migrant.