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Proudly we can be Africans : Black Americans and Africa, 1935-1961

Author: James Hunter Meriwether
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002.
Series: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the mid-20th century nations across Africa fought for their independence from colonial forces. By examining black Americans' attitudes toward and responses to these struggles, this work probes the shifting meaning of Africa in the intellectual, political and social lives of African Americans.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meriwether, James Hunter, 1963-
Proudly we can be Africans.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001042533
(OCoLC)47705684
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Hunter Meriwether
ISBN: 0807860417 9780807860410 9781469606064 1469606062
OCLC Number: 52384146
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 336 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ethiopia : the Italo-Ethiopian War and reconceptualizing contemporary Africa, 1935-1936 --
In world war and cold war : configuring anticolonialism and internationalism, 1941-1950 --
South Africa : apartheid and nonviolent resistance, 1948-1953 --
Kenya : the Mau Mau and revolutionary violence, 1952-1956 --
Ghana : African independence, 1957-1958 --
The year of Africa : lows, highs, and corners, 1960 --
Congo ; independence, Black nationalism, leftism, and splintering, 1960-1961.
Series Title: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: James H. Meriwether.
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"Deeply researched and finely written." - Thomas Borstelmann, Cornell University

 
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