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Africanisms in American culture

Author: Joseph E Holloway
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revised and expanded edition of a groundbreaking text

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Holloway
ISBN: 9780253217493 0253217490 9780253344793 0253344794
OCLC Number: 980051896
Description: ix, 436 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The origins of African American culture / Joseph E. Holloway --
"What Africa has given America" : African continuities in the North American diaspora / Joseph E. Holloway --
African elements in African American culture / Molefi Kete Asante --
Africanisms in African American names in the United States / Joseph E. Holloway --
The case of voodoo in New Orleans / Jessie Ruth Gaston --
Gullah attitudes toward life and death / Margaret Washington --
The sacred world of the Gullahs / Joseph E. Holloway --
African religious retentions in Florida / Robert L. Hall --
Sacrificial practices in Santeria, an African Cuban religion in the United States / George Brandon --
Kongo influences on African American artistic culture / Robert Farris Thompson --
Africanisms in African American music / Portia K. Maultsby --
Africanisms and the study of folklore / Beverly J. Robinson --
The African heritage of white America / John Edward Philips --
The African character of African American language : insights from the Creole connection / Selase W. Williams.
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph E. Holloway.
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