The African diaspora : African origins and New World identities / edited by Isidore Okpewho, Carole Boyce Davies, Ali A. Mazrui.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1999]
  • ©1999
Description
xxviii, 566 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Summary note
"This book examines the character of New World black cultures and their relationships with the plural societies within which they function. This volume seeks a balanced look at the fate of the African presence in Western society as well as insights into the sources of periodic conflict between blacks and others."--Jacket.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • An African diaspora : the ontological project / Michael J.C. Echeruo
  • Cultural reconfigurations in the African Caribbean / Maureen Warner-Lewis
  • The restoration of African identity for a new millennium / Elliott P. Skinner
  • Slaves or serfs? A comparative study of slavery and serfdom in Europe and Africa / Joseph E. Inikori
  • Modernity, memory, Martinique / Richard Price
  • Kinship and state in African and African American histories / Peter P. Ekeh
  • Wages of migration : jobs and homeownership among black and white workers in Muncie, Indiana, 1920 / Jack S. Blocker, Jr.
  • The significance of cognitive-linguistic orientation for academic well-being in African American children / Ira Kincade Blake
  • The relationship between place of birth and health status / Sharon Aneta Bryant
  • Images of Africa and the Haiti revolution in American and Brazilian abolitionism / Celia M. Azevedo
  • Our hunger is our song : the politics of race in Cuba, 1900-1920 / Kimberly Welch
  • The role of music in the emergence of Afro-Cuban culture / Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss
  • The centrality of margins : art, gender, and African American creativity / Sally Price
  • Gabriela Cravo e Canela : Jorge Amado and the myth of the sexual mulata in Brazilian culture / Eliana Guerreiro Ramos Bennett
  • Gender and the new African diaspora : African immigrant women in the Canadian labor force / Patience Elabor-Idemudia
  • Horned ancestral masks, Shakespearean actor boys, and Scotch-inspired set girls : social relations in nineteenth-century Jamaican Jonkonnu / Sandra L. Richards
  • From folklore to literature : the route from roots in the African world / Oyekan Owomoyela
  • Blackness as a process of creolization : the Afro-Esmeraldian Décimas (Ecuador) / Jean Rahier
  • The (T)error of invisibility : Ellison and Cruz e Souza / Niyi Afolabi
  • Recover, not discover : Africa in Walcott's Dream on Monkey Mountain and Philip's Looking for Livingstone / Adetayo Alabi
  • Islam and the black diaspora : the impact of Islamigration / Ali A. Mazrui
  • From Legba to Papa Labas : New World metaphysical self/re-fashioning in Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo / Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure
  • Diasporacentricism and black aural texts / Robert Elliot Fox
  • The reinterpretation of African musical instruments in the United States / David Evans
  • The concept of modernity in contemporary African art / Nkiru Nzegwu
  • Habits of attention : persistence of Lan Ginée in Haiti / LeGrace Benson
  • Representing Jean-Michel Basquiat / Andrea Frohne
  • Optic black : implied texts and the colors of photography / Charles Martin
  • Caribbean cinema, or cinema in the Caribbean? / Keith Q. Warner
  • The emergence of bilateral diaspora ethnicity among Cape Verdean-Americans / Laura J Pires-Hester
  • Black Americans and the creation of America's Africa policies: the de-racialization of pan-African politics / Alvin B Tillery, Jr.
  • Alice Walker and the legacy of African American discourse on Africa / Joseph McLaren
  • African-centered womanism: connecting Africa to the diaspora / Joyce Ann Joyce.
ISBN
  • 025333425X ((alk. paper))
  • 9780253334251 ((alk. paper))
  • 0253214947 (paperback)
  • 9780253214942 (paperback)
LCCN
98049472
OCLC
40218848
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