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Diasporic Africa : a reader

Author: Michael A Gomez
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a research on the history and experiences of people of African descent outside of the African continent. By incorporating Europe and North Africa as well as North America, Latin America, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Diasporic Africa.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005019518
(OCoLC)60856140
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Gomez
ISBN: 9781435600324 1435600320 9780814731659 0814731651 9780814731666 081473166X 0814733220 9780814733226
OCLC Number: 173511397
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 317 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Diasporic Africa: a view from history / Michael A. Gomez --
PART I. TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE CULTURAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL DURING SLAVERY --
In an ocean of blue: West African Indigo workers in the Atlantic world to 1800 / Frederick Knight --
Batuque: African drumming and dance between repression and concession: Bahia, 1808-1855 / João José Reis --
The evolution of ritual in the African diaspora: Central African Kilundu in Brazil, St. Domingue, and the United States, seventeenth-nineteenth centuries / James H. Sweet --
PART II. MEMORY AND INSTANTIATIONS OF THE DIVINE --
Bitter herbs and a lock of hair: recollections of African in slave narratives of the Garrisonian Era / Jermaine O. Archer --
Embracing the religious profession: the antebellum mission of the Oblate Sisters of Providence / Diane Batts Morrow --
Finding the past, making the future: the African Hebrew Israelite community's alternative to the Black Diaspora / Fran Markowitz --
Spatial responses of the African diaspora in Jamaica: focus on Rastafarian architecture / Elizabeth Pigou-Dennis --
PART III. RECONFIGURING THE POLITICAL / CONTESTING THE CONCEPTUAL --
Blacks and slavery in Morocco: the question of the Haratin at the end of the seventeenth century / Chouki El Hamel --
Race and the making of the nation: blacks in modern France / Tyler Stovall --
"[She] devoted twenty minutes condemning all other forms of government but the Soviet": black women radicals in the Garvey Movement and in the Left during the 1920s / Erik S. McDuffie --
"Boundaries of law and disorder": the "grand design" of Eldridge Cleaver and the "overseas revolution" in Cuba / Rose C. Thevenin --
Writing the diaspora in black international literature "with wider hope in some more benign fluid ... ": diaspora consciousness and literary expression / Wendy W. Walters --
Displacing diaspora: trafficking, African women, and transnational practices / Asale Angel-Ajani.
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Gomez.
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This sparkling mosaic of thought from the African Diaspora redraws the boundaries of relevant scholarship to the benefit of a wide array of students and scholars. A greatly needed volume. -- Sterling Read more...

 
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