African American contributions to the Americas' cultures : a critical edition of lectures by Alain Locke (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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African American contributions to the Americas' cultures : a critical edition of lectures by Alain Locke

Author: Alain Locke; Jacoby Adeshei Carter
Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A. : Palgrave MacMillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: African American philosophy and the African diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a critical edition of six lectures by Alain Leroy Locke, the intellectual progenitor of the Harlem Renaissance. In them, Locke offers an Inter-American philosophical account of important contributions made by Afrodescendant peoples to the art, literature, and culture of various American societies. Locke offers a prescient vision of the intersection of the three Americas: Latin (South) America, the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Locke; Jacoby Adeshei Carter
ISBN: 9781137525185 1137525185 1137565721 9781137565723
OCLC Number: 962330851
Description: x, 184 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The negro's contribution to the culture of the Americas --
Race, culture, and democracy --
The African heritage and its cultural significance --
The negro's position in North American culture --
The negro's sociological position in the United States --
Negro achievement in the United States --
The negro in the three Americas --
"Like rum in the punch" : the quest for cultural democracy
Series Title: African American philosophy and the African diaspora.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Responsibility: Jacoby Adeshei Carter.

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Locke offers a prescient vision of the intersection of the three Americas: Latin (South) America, the Caribbean, and North America.  Read more...

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