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<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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0007
” … take the book … and tell God to make them dead … “: Scripturalization as White Men's Hegemony

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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

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