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From the Web: Interview Carina Ray, Crossing the Color Line

From Africa's a Country, historian of South Africa Dan Magaziner, interviews Carina Ray regarding her recent book Crossing the Color Line, a book which the Book Channel announced last fall. This work examines interacial intimacy in colonial Ghana, challenging conventional racial binaries in historical literature.



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Tim Simpson, ed.
Nicole Currier

Currier on Simpson, 'Tourist Utopias: Offshore Islands, Enclave Spaces, and Mobile Imaginaries'

Tim Simpson, ed. Tourist Utopias: Offshore Islands, Enclave Spaces, and Mobile Imaginaries. New Mobilities in Asia Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 228 pp. $41.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-8964-847-1.

Reviewed by Nicole Currier (Prince George's Community College) Published on H-Borderlands (July, 2019) Commissioned by Maria de los Angeles Picone (Boston College)