This book is about the choices black French citizens make when they move from Martinique and Guadeloupe to Paris and discover that they are not fully French. It shows how ethnic activists in the Afro-Caribbean diaspora organize to demand what has never been available to them in France.
Table of Contents
Series Editor Preface -- Introduction -- Finding Creole Identities in Martinique and Paris -- What is the Price of Frenchness? -- Betrayed Antilles, Broken French Promises -- Boudin, Rhum, and Zouk: Performance and Cultural Confrontation -- Gan Magic Fix A Broken Culture? -- In This World, But Not of it -- Conclusion: Creolizing France