Christopher M. Moreman,Cory James Rushton's Race, Oppression and the Zombie: Essays on Cross-Cultural PDF

By Christopher M. Moreman,Cory James Rushton

The determine of the zombie is a well-known one in international tradition, performing as a metaphor for “the other,” a player in narratives of existence and demise, sturdy and evil, and of a destiny worse than death—the country of being “undead.” This ebook explores the phenomenon from its roots in Haitian folklore to its evolution at the silver display and to its radical transformation through the Sixties countercultural revolution. members from a vast diversity of disciplines the following study the zombie and its courting to colonialism, orientalism, racism, globalism, capitalism and more—including power indicators that the zombie hordes can have eventually completed oversaturation.
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