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The African Diaspora Slavery, Modernity, and Globalization

Author: Toyin Falola
Publisher: New York Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The African diaspora is arguably the most important event in modern African history. From the fifteenth century to the present, millions of Africans have been dispersed -- many of them forcibly, others driven by economic need or political persecution -- to other continents, creating large communities with African origins living outside their native lands. The majority of these communities are in North America. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toyin Falola
ISBN: 9781580464529 1580464521 9781580468633 1580468632
OCLC Number: 914466883
Description: 1 online resource (697 Seiten)
Contents: Introduction: The Old and New African DiasporaAfrica and Slavery in a Transnational ContextThe Slave Mutiny of 1839: The Colonization of Memory and SpacesThe Centralization of Africa and the Intellectualization of BlacknessCommunalism, Africanism, and Pan-AfricanismAtlantic Yoruba and the Expanding Frontiers of Yoruba Culture and PoliticsPolitics, Slavery, Servitude, and the Construction of Yoruba IdentityOrisa Music, Dance, and ModernityWestern Education and Transatlantic ConnectionsAfrica in the Diaspora and the Diaspora in Africa: Toward an Integrated Body of KnowledgeTanure Ojaide and Akin Ogundiran: Knowledge Circulation and the Diasporic InterfaceNollywood and the Creative World of Aderonke Adesola Adesanya: The African Impact on Global CulturesGlobalization and Contemporary CulturesPostscript: United States Foreign Policy on Africa in the Twenty-First CenturyNotesBibliographyIndex


In this definitive study of the African diaspora in North America, Toyin Falola offers a causal history of the western dispersion of Africans and its effects on the modern world.  Read more...


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