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Black Star : African American Activism in the International Political Economy.

Author: Bandele, Ramla.
Publisher: University of Illinois Press 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How activists in the African diaspora formed a black merchant marine, building the foundation for a black nation-state

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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black Star.
University of Illinois Press 2008
(DLC) 2008006401
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bandele, Ramla.
ISBN: 9780252090455 0252090454
OCLC Number: 741451027
Description: 1 online resource (248)
Contents: A new take on an old term : operationalizing the diaspora concept --
An exploration of the relevant literature --
Still waters : understanding the political economy of the 1920s --
Home dock : United States and the BSL --
Charting the black Atlantic : the UNIA and its location in African-American politics --
Shipping politics : the case of the Black Star Line --
Stormy seas : government obstruction of BSL transnational goals --
Marooned : the rise and fall of the Black Star Line --
Clear waters : implications for the study of diasporas.

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"An important contribution to our knowledge of diasporas, resistance, and the fascinating confluence of events that resulted in Marcus Garvey's appearance on the stage of history."--Journal of Read more...

 
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