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Global dimensions of the African diaspora

Author: Joseph E Harris
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Global Dimensions of the African Diaspora collects selected essays from the First and Second African Diaspora Institutes and other essays. This revised second edition, with broader geographical scope than the first edition, places greater emphasis on historical and sociopolitical analysis. New essays that examine the African experience and slavery in the Mediterranean, the black experience in Brazil, African  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Global dimensions of the African diaspora.
Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)623044971
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Harris
ISBN: 088258149X 9780882581491
OCLC Number: 27896123
Notes: Includes papers from the First and Second African Diaspora Studies Institutes.
Description: vii, 532 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Joseph E. Harris --
1. The Dialectic Between Diasporas and Homelands / Elliott P. Skinner --
2. African Diaspora: Concept and Context / George Shepperson --
3. Return Movements to West and East Africa: A Comparative Approach / Joseph E. Harris --
4. African Religions in America: Theoretical Perspectives / Albert J. Raboteau --
5. The Middle Passage and Personality Change Among Diaspora Africans / Okon Edet Uya --
6. African Culture and Slavery in the United States / Lawrence W. Levine --
7. Howard University and Meharry Medical Schools in the Training of African Physicians, 1868-1978 / Adell Patton, Jr. --
8. Afro-Mexican Culture and Consciousness During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Colin Palmer --
9. A Lesser-Known Chapter of the African Diaspora: West Indians in Costa Rica, Central America / Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte and Trevor Purcell --
10. Guinea versus Congo Lands: Aspects of the Collective Memory in Haiti / Guerin C. Montilus. 11. Women of Africa and the African Diaspora: Linkages and Influences / Filomena Chioma Steady --
12. Race and Class in Brazil: Historical Perspectives / Thomas E. Skidmore --
13. La madama francesita: A New World Black Spirit / Angela Jorge --
14. Blacks in Britain: A Historical and Analytical Overview / Folarin Shyllon --
15. The Impact of Afro-Americans on French-Speaking Africans, 1919-45 / Ibrahima B. Kake --
16. The 1921 Pan-African Congress at Brussels: A Background to Belgian Pressures / M.W. Kodi --
17. African Slaves in the Mediterranean World: A Neglected Aspect of the African Diaspora / J.O. Hunwick --
18. Africans in Asian History / Joseph E. Harris --
19. The Sierra Leone Krios: A Reappraisal from the Perspective of the African Diaspora / Akintola J.G. Wyse --
20. The Role of African American Women in the Founding of Liberia / Debra Newman Ham --
21. Afro-American Influence in Colonial Malawi, 1891-1945 / Kings M. Phiri. 22. The Presence of Black Americans in the Lower Congo from 1878-1921 / Kimpianga Mahaniah --
23. Brazilian Returnees of West Africa / S.Y. Boadi-Siaw --
24. Garvey and Scattered Africa / Tony Martin --
25. Diaspora Studies and Pan-Africanism / St. Clair Drake.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph E. Harris.

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Global Dimensions of the African Diaspora collects selected essays from the First and Second African Diaspora Institutes and other essays. This revised second edition, with broader geographical scope than the first edition, places greater emphasis on historical and sociopolitical analysis. New essays that examine the African experience and slavery in the Mediterranean, the black experience in Brazil, African religious retentions in Latin American countries, and essays by women that focus on the experience and contributions of African women of the diaspora address significant areas omitted in the first volume.

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