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African diaspora in the cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States

Author: Persephone Braham
Publisher: Newark [Delaware] : University of Delaware Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States upholds the transcendent interconnectedness of histories, stories, and cultural and disciplinary expression, and the centrality of the Middle Passage in connecting Harlem and Brooklyn to Havana, Kingston, and Rio de Janeiro.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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African diaspora in the cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States
(DLC) 2014035277
(OCoLC)884808822
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Persephone Braham
ISBN: 9781611495386 1611495385 9781322476087 132247608X
OCLC Number: 898214369
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: I. THE MIDDLE PASSAGE AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAS PROJECT --
Keith Morrison : Middle Passage / Julie L. McGee --
II. SLAVERY, MIGRATION, AND RACIAL IDENTITY --
The African Diaspora in the Americas : the Caribbean Dimension / Franklin W. Knight --
Afro-Antillean Presence in the Latin American Melting Pot / Carla Guerrón Montero --
Puerto Ricans in the Harlem Riot of 1935 / Lorrin Thomas --
Rethinking "Racial Democracy" : Perspectives from Black Thinkers in Twentieth-Century Brazil / Paulina L. Alberto --
III. AFRICA IN THE ARTS : MIGRATION, IMPROVISATION, EXCHANGE --
Pearl Fishing in the Caribbean : Early Images of Slavery and Forced Migration in the Americas / Mónica Domínguez-Torres --
Improvisation in the Danzón and its Ties to Early New Orleans Jazz / Robin Moore --
Afrochic : Africa in the Modernist Imagination / Camara Dia Holloway --
True Blood : Colorblindness, Blanqueamiento, and Vampire Ethnicity in Castro's Cuba / Phillip Penix-Tadsen --
Introspection and Projection in Cuban Art / Colette Gaiter --
Hearing Reggaeton's African-American Address / Wayne Marshall --
Black-British and Other African Diaspora Artists Visualizing Slavery / Eddie Chambers --
IV. BLACK AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE GLOBAL HUMANITIES --
Race and Representation in the Digital Humanities : an Inter-American Case Study / Ifeoma Nwankwo --
Black American Studies at the University of Delaware : Education Across the Lines / Carol Henderson.
Responsibility: edited by Persephone Braham.

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This collection explores the influence of African bodies and elements on cultures of the Americas. The authors argue that the history of forced migration and enslavement of Africans is constitutive Read more...

 
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