<i>” … take the book … and</i> tell <i>God to make them dead … “: Scripturalization as White Men's Hegemony</i>

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199873579
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949595 | DOI:
” … take the book … and tell God to make them dead … “: Scripturalization as White Men's Hegemony

Show Summary Details


Chapter 6 opens a window onto Equiano’s understanding and practice of the power that scripturalization represents.

Keywords: Columbus; musquitos; social-psychological; first contact; white men; language for control; structure of hegemony; Michel Foucault; Julia Blackburn; Michael Taussig; Michael Mann; John Locke

Chapter.  10319 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Religious Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.