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A stranger in the village : two centuries of African-American travel writing

Author: Farah Jasmine Griffin; Cheryl J Fish
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1998.
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Genre/Form: History
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Stranger in the village.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606952987
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Farah Jasmine Griffin; Cheryl J Fish
ISBN: 080707120X 9780807071205 0807071218 9780807071212
OCLC Number: 38304331
Description: xvii, 366 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Adventurers --
Missionaries and activists of the nineteenth century --
Africa --
France --
Russia --
Truth seekers: statesmen, scholars and journalists (from 1930 to the civil rights era) --
Visitors, tourists, and others. Adventurers. 1856 from The life and adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout and Pioneer and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians / James P. Beckwourth --
1857 from Wonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands / Mary Seacole --
1907 from The life and adventures of Nat Love / Nat Love --
1871 from Nellie Brown, or The jealous wife with other sketches / Thomas Detter --
1929 from Pedro Gorino / Harry Dean --
1908 from A negro explorer at the North Pole / Matthew A. Henson --
Missionaries and activists of the nineteenth century. 1824 "Letter to the editor" / Thomas Paul, Sr. --
1846 from Memoirs of the life, religious experience, ministerial travels and labours of Mrs. Zilpha Elaw / Zilpha Elaw --
1853 from A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince / Nancy Prince --
1893 from An autobiography: the story of the Lord's dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the colored evangelist / Amanda Berry Smith --
1913 from Reminiscences of school life, and hints on teaching / Fanny Jackson Coppin --
Africa. 1812 from A brief account of the settlement and present situation of the colony of Sierra Leone, in Africa / Paul Cuffe --
1861 from Official report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party / Martin R. Delany --
1859 from A pilgrimage to my motherland / Robert Campbell --
1860 from The relations and duties of free colored men in America to Africa / Alexander Crummell --
1873 from From West Africa to Palestine / Edward Wilmot Blyden --
1924 "Little portraits of Africa" from The Crisis / W.E.B. Du Bois --
1954 from Black power: a record of reactions in a land of pathos / Richard Wright --
1970 from The rise and fall of the proper negro / Leslie Alexander Lacy --
1974 from West African travels / Sylvia Ardyn Boone --
France. 1855 from American fugitive in Europe: sketches of places and people abroad / William Wells Brown --
1925 from The diaries of Gwendolyn Bennett / Gwendolyn Bennett --
1925 "Yarrow revisited" from The Crisis / Jessie Redmon Fauset --
1961 "What Paris means to me" from Negro Digest / Hazel Scott --
1929 "Countee Cullen on French courtesy" from The Crisis / Countee Cullen --
1955 "Encounters on the Seine: black meets brown" from Notes of a Native Son / James Baldwin --
Russia.1853 from A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince / Nancy Prince --
1923 "Soviet Russia and the Negro" from The Crisis / Claude McKay --
1934 "Going south in Russia" from The Crisis / Langston Hughes --
1984 "Notes from a trip to Russia" from Sister outsider: essays and speeches / Audre Lorde --
1978 from Black Bolshevik / Harry Haywood --
1981 from Russian Journals / Andrea Lee --
Truth seekers: statesmen, scholars and journalists (from 1930 to the civil rights era). 1912 "Naples and the land of the emigrant" from The man farthest down / Booker T. Washington --
1974 from Angela Davis: an autobiography / Angela Davis --
1933 "My trip to Cuba in quest of negro books" from Opportunity / Arthur A. Schomburg --
1969 from Island Possessed / Katherine Dunham --
1937 from An African American in South Africa / Ralph J. Bunche --
1959 "My trip to the land of Gandhi" from Ebony / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
1956 "A colored brother lost" from The pitfall and the proud / Carl T. Rowan --
Visitors, tourists, and others. 1972 "African fragment" from Report from part one / Gwendolyn Brooks --
1930 "How far from here to Mexico?" from The Crisis / Sue Bailey Thurman --
1970 "The city" from The Bern book: a record of the voyage of the mind / Vincent Carter --
1989 "Report from the Bahamas" from Moving towards home: political essays / June Jordan --
1982 "Excerpts from a Dakar Diary" from Sage / Florence Cawthorne Ladd --
1996 "How she came by her name" from Deep sightings and rescue missions: fiction, essays, and conversations / Toni Cade Bambara --
1998 "All it took was a road/Unexpected surprises of urban renewal" from If I can cook/You know God can / Ntozake Shange --
1997 "No stops until Darwin" from A long way from St. Louie / Colleen McElroy --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Credits.
Responsibility: edited by Farah J. Griffin and Cheryl J. Fish.
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