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Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience

Author: Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guide to the history and current state of Africa and African American heritage includes entries on topics ranging from affirmative action to zydeco.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 0465000711 9780465000715
OCLC Number: 41649745
Awards: Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award, 2000.
Description: xxvii, 2095 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction: An Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora --
Acknowledgments --
Contributors --
Charts, Maps, and Tables --
Articles --
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience --
Ancient African Civilizations/Kevin MacDonald --
Civil Rights Movement/Patricia Sullivan --
Decolonization in Africa: An Interpretation/Frederick Cooper --
Garrido, Juan: A Black Conquistador in Mexico/Paul Gerhard --
Harlem Renaissance/David Levering Lewis --
Islam and Tradition/Lamin Sanneh --
Latin America, Blacks and Indians in: An Interpretation/Peter Wade --
Pan-Africanism and Afro-Latin America/Darien J. Davis --
Photography, African American/Deborah Willis --
Transatlantic Slave Trade/ Stephen Behrendt --
W E. B. Du Bois: An Interpretation/Cornel West --
Women and the Black Baptist Church/Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham --
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Responsibility: editors, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates.
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A guide to the history and current state of Africa and African American heritage includes entries on topics ranging from affirmative action to zydeco.

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W.E.B. Du Bois' Dream Deferred Finally Realized

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Scholars Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., paid homage to the great W.E.B. Du Bois’ dream to produce an encyclopedia cataloguing the achievements and history of the African Diaspora with the publication in 1999 of the massive 2,095-page AFRICANA: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF...
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