INDEX
Aboriginals, 244 n.28
adefra (Afro-Deutsche frauen, or
Afro-German Women), 195–96
Adorno, Theodor, 34
Adotevi, Stanislas, 215
Africa: civilization of, 91, 246 n.42; civil-
ization/unity of, 91, 246 n.43; diversity
within, 245 n.31; exploitation of, 225–
26; German presence in, 190–94;
speech act in, 90, 246 n.39
African Absolute, 88–96, 245 nn.31–32,
246 n.39, 246 n.43
African Gigolo (Njami), 25, 217–21, 222,
223, 225
Eine afro-deutsche Geschichte (Ogun-
toye), 192
‘‘Afro-Deutsch I’’ (Ayim), 192–94, 197,
257 n.25, 257 n.27
‘‘Afro-Deutsch II’’ (Ayim), 192, 197, 257
n.25
Afro-Germans, 184–97, 255 n.6, 255 n.10,
256 n.14; activists, 195–96, 258 n.33;
autobiographies of, 24, 185, 187, 188,
190–91, 192, 196, 257 n.23, 258 n.34; di-
asporic strategies for, 194–97; diver-
sity among/identification of, 194–95;
narrative histories of, 192, 196, 257
n.24; as Others-from-within from
without, 190–94, 257 nn.21–22; and
racist stereotypes, 189–90; and Rhine-
land/Germany occupations, 185–87,
256 n.15; and subjectivity/intersub-
jectivity, 226; and technological prog-
ress, 225; terms for, 195, 255 n.6, 257
n.30
Afro hairstyle, 148
Afro-Parisian novels, 216–24, 225
Agonies (Biyaoula), 25, 217, 221–24, 225
A la recherche du cannibale amour (Ka-
rone), 217
Algeria Unveiled (Fanon), 118, 120, 138
America: the American ideal, 54–55;
Black immigrants to, 238 n.49; Blacks’
first arrival in, 46, 233 n.7, 238 nn.48–
49; freedom vs. slavery/genocide in,
54; light-skinned Blacks in, training
of, 257 n.28; whiteness in, 184. See also
Black Other: European/American in-
vention of
American Revolution, 55
ancestry, 254–55 n.45, 258 n.47
animals, language abilities of, 56–57, 241
n.74
Appeal (Walker), 27
artistic ability, 90
Aryans, 30, 40–42, 47, 90, 236 n.32, 236
n.36, 239 n.59, 244 n.27
Aufhebung (upheaval), 8–9, 10, 17–18,
253 n.16; Fanon on, 111; Gobineau on,
43; Hegel on, 34, 37–38, 39, 43, 71
Australia, 244 n.28
Avineri, Shlomo, 36
Ayim, May, 186, 188–89, 190–91; activism
of, 196; ‘‘Afro-Deutsch I,’’ 192–94, 197,
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