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Afrocentric visions : studies in culture and communication

Author: Janice D Hamlet
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1998.
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In this volume, editor Janice D. Hamlet has chosen essays which illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. The book examines: Afrocentric ideology and methodology; Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication; the Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic, with an examination of language, literature, oral tradition, movies and television;  Read more...
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Afrocentric visions.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1998
(DLC) 98025414
(OCoLC)39354209
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice D Hamlet
ISBN: 9781483328386 1483328384 9781452251233 1452251231
OCLC Number: 607074784
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 266 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Molefi Kete Asante --
The Afrocentric Perspective: Ideology and Method --
The Deep Structure of Culture: Relevance of Traditional African Culture in Contemporary Life / Linda James Myers --
A Philosophical Basis for an Afrocentric Orientation / Norman Harris --
Afrocentrism and the Afrocentric Method / Terry Kershaw --
Afrocentric Approaches to Understanding Interpersonal, Group, and Public Communication Dynamics --
Afrocentric Cultural Consciousness and African American male-Female Relationships / Yvonne R. Bell, Cathy L. Bouie, Joseph A. Baldwin --
Rethinking Organizations From an Afrocentric Viewpoint / Jerome H. Schiele --
Understanding African American Oratory: Manifestations of Nommo / Janice D. Hamlet --
Culture, Communication, and Afrocentrism: Some Rhetorical Implications of a New World Order / John W. Smith --
Afrocentricity and the Black Aesthetic --
The African-American Legacy in American Literature / Abu Abarry --
The Way We Do: A Preliminary Investigation of the African Roots of African American Performance / Gale Jackson --
Afrocentric Heroes in Theater / Barbara J. Molette, Carlton W. Molette --
Representing African American Women in Hollywood Movies: An African-Conscious Analysis / M. Patricia E. Hilliard-Nunn --
African Americans in Television: An Afrocentric Analysis / Alice A. Tait, Robert L. Perry --
Where Do We Go From Here? Challenges and Implications of the Afrocentric Perspective --
The Functional Implications of Afrocentrism / Victor O. Okafor.
Responsibility: edited by Janice D. Hamlet.

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In this volume, editor Janice D. Hamlet has chosen essays which illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. The book examines: Afrocentric ideology and methodology; Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication; the Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic, with an examination of language, literature, oral tradition, movies and television; and the future of Afrocentric visions.

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