Encyclopedia of the African diaspora : origins, experiences, and culture / Carole Boyce Davies, editor.

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Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008.
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1 online resource (3 volumes (lxiv, 1010, I-20 pages)) : illustrations, maps

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The field of African diaspora studies is rapidly growing. Until now there was no single, authoritative source for information on this broad, complex discipline. Drawing on the work of over 300 scholars, this encyclopedia fills that void. Now the researcher, from high school level up, can go to a single reference for information on the historical, political, economic, and cultural relations between people of African descent and the rest of the world community. Five hundred years of relocation and dislocation, of assimilation and separation have produced a rich tapestry of history and culture into which are woven people, places, and events. This authoritative, accessible work picks out the strands of the tapestry, telling the story of diverse peoples, separated by time and distance, but retaining a commonality of origin and experience. Organized in A-Z sections covering global topics, country of origin, and destination country, the work is designed for easy use by all.--Publisher description.
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Contents
  • v. 1. Abakuá
  • Abolitionism in the African Diaspora
  • Abu-Jamal, Mumia (1954-)
  • Abyssinia/Ethiopia
  • Achebe, Chinua (1930-)
  • Adivasi
  • Africa
  • African American Vernacular English (AAVE)
  • African American Women
  • African Americans and the Constitutional Order
  • African Ballet
  • African Blood Brotherhood (ABB)
  • African Canadian Film
  • African Diaspora Film
  • African Diaspora Performance Aesthetics
  • African Diasporic Sociology
  • "African" in African American History
  • African Matrix Culture
  • African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
  • African Union (AU)
  • Africanus, Sextus Julius (ca. 160-ca. 240)
  • Afrocentricity
  • Afro-Cuban Literature
  • Afro-Cuban Music
  • Afro-Fusion Dance
  • Ahimsa
  • Aidoo, Ama Ata (1942-)
  • Akara
  • Alexis, Jacques Stéphen (1922-1961)
  • Algerian Revolution
  • Ali, Duse Mohamed (1867-1944)
  • Ali, Muhammad (1942-)
  • Al-Jahiz (776-868)
  • All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-APRP)
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alves, Miriam (1952-)
  • Ambar, Malik (ca. 1550-1626)
  • Amo, Antonius Guilielmus (Wilhelm) (1703-ca. 1753)
  • Ananse
  • Anastácia (1741-?)
  • -- Angelou, Maya (1928-)
  • Anikulapo-Kuti, Fela (1938-1997)
  • Ansina (1760?-1860)
  • Antonio the Ethiopian (?-1550)
  • Argentina: Afro-Argentines
  • Arias, Aurora (1962-)
  • Aristide, Jean-Bertrand (1953-)
  • Art in the African Diaspora
  • Asantewaa, Yaa (ca. 1830-1922)
  • Àshé
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)
  • Atlantic World and the African Diaspora
  • Axum
  • Azikiwe, Nnamdi (1904-1996)
  • Baartman, Sarah (1788-1816)
  • Babalawo
  • Babu, Abdulrahman Mohammed (1924-1996)
  • Bahamas
  • Bahamas: Liberated Africans
  • Baker, Ella J. (1903-1986)
  • Baker, Josephine (1906-1975)
  • Bambaataa, Afrika (1957-)
  • Baraka, Amiri (1934-)
  • Barbados: African Cultural Elements
  • Basquiat, Jean-Michel (1960-1988)
  • Batouala
  • Bava Gor (14th Century?)
  • Belize: African Communities
  • Benedetto the Moor, Saint (ca. 1524-1589)
  • Benin
  • Bennett, Louise (1919-2006)
  • Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955)
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Bibb, Henry (1815-1854)
  • Biko, Stephen (1946-1977)
  • Black Aesthetic
  • Black Arts Movement
  • Black Churches and African American Spirituality
  • Black Churches in the United States
  • Black Cinema
  • Black Consciousness Movement
  • Black Marxism
  • Black Panther Party
  • Black Paris/Paris Noir
  • Black Populism (1886-1898)
  • Black Power Movement in the United States
  • Black Seminoles
  • Black Seminoles at Red Bays, Bahamas
  • Black/Africana Studies in the United States
  • Black/Blackness: Philosophical Considerations
  • Blocos Afros and Afoxés
  • Bluefields
  • Blues: A Continuum from Africa
  • Blyden, Edward Wilmot (1832-1912)
  • Boggs, James (1919-1993), and Grace Lee Boggs (1915-)
  • Bois Caiman and Boukman
  • Bolivia: The African Presence
  • Boulogne, Joseph Chevalier de Saint-George (1739?-1799)
  • Brand, Dionne (1953-)
  • Brathwaite, Kamau (1930-)
  • Brazil: Afro-Brazilians
  • Briggs, Cyril V. (1887-1966)
  • Brixton
  • Brodber, Erna (1940-)
  • Brooklyn
  • Brown, Elaine (1943-)
  • Butler, Octavia Estelle (1947-2005)
  • Cabral, Amilcar Lopes (1924-1973)
  • Cachoeira
  • Calalu/Callaloo
  • Calypso
  • Campbell, Grace P. (1883-1940)
  • Canada and African American Refugee Settlements
  • Canada and the African Diaspora
  • Candomblé
  • Cannes Brûlées
  • Cape Verde
  • Capitalism and Slavery
  • Caribbean Black Power
  • Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)
  • Caribbean Migrations: The Caribbean Diaspora
  • Carnival
  • Carver, George Washington (1864-1943)
  • Casely-Hayford, Joseph Ephraim (1866-1930)
  • Central America: African Footprints
  • Central Asia and the Caucasus: The African Presence
  • Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais (CEAO)
  • Césaire, Aimé (1913-2008)
  • Césaire, Suzanne (1915-1966)
  • Chile: Afro-Chileans
  • China and Japan: African and East Asian Relations
  • Christian, Barbara (1943-2000)
  • Christophe, Henri (1767?-1820)
  • Clarke, Austin (1934-)
  • Clarke, George Elliot (1960-)
  • Clarke, John Henrik (1915-1998)
  • Clarke, Leroy (1938-)
  • Cleaver, Eldridge Leroy (1935-1998)
  • Cointelpro
  • Collins, Merle (1950-)
  • Colombia: Afro-Colombians
  • Colored Farmers Alliance
  • Combahee River Collective (CRC)
  • Condé, Maryse (1937-)
  • Confiant, Raphaël (1951-)
  • Cook, Mercer (1903-1987)
  • Cooper, Anna Julia (1859-1964)
  • Corrido
  • Cox, Oliver Cromwell (1901-1974)
  • Coyolillo/Coyoleños
  • Creole, Creolity, Creolization
  • Creole Incident
  • Cromanti
  • Cruz, Celia (1924-2003)
  • Cruz, Manoel de Almeida (1950-2004)
  • Cuba: Afro-Cubans
  • Cuban Intervention in Angola
  • Cuban Revolution and the African Diaspora
  • Cugoano, Ottobah (ca. 1757-ca. 1791).
  • v. 2. Da Silva, Benedita (1942-)
  • Dalits: The Black Untouchables of India
  • Damas, Léon-Gontran (1912-1976)
  • Dance in the African Diaspora
  • Dance Theatre of Harlem
  • Dangarembga, Tsitsi (1959-)
  • Danish West Indies: Oldendorp's 18th-Century Findings
  • Danticat, Edwidge (1969-)
  • Davis, Angela (1944-)
  • De Almeida, José Lino Alves (1958-2006)
  • De Oxóssi, Mãe Stella (1925-)
  • Decolonization
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Dessalines, Jean-Jacques (1758-1806)
  • La Diablesse
  • Diaspora Literacy
  • Diaspora Vibe Gallery
  • Diasporic Marronage
  • Diop, Cheikh Anta (1923-1986)
  • Domingo, Wilfred Adolphus (1889-1968)
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Douglas, Aaron (1899-1979)
  • Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895)
  • Dracius, Suzanne (1951-)
  • Dravidians
  • Drum
  • Du Sable, Jean-Baptiste Pointe (1745-1818)
  • DuBois, William Edward Burghardt (1868-1963)
  • Dunham, Katherine (1909-2006)
  • East African Community (EAC)
  • Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  • Ecuador: Afro-Ecuadorians
  • Edgell, Zee (1940-)
  • El Moudjahid
  • Elder, Jacob Delworth (1914-2004)
  • Environmental Justice
  • Equiano, Olaudah (1745-1797)
  • Esmeraldas
  • Europe and the African Diaspora
  • -- Falucho (?-1824)
  • Fanon, Frantz (1925-1961)
  • Febres, Mayra Santos (1966-)
  • Federal Writers' Project (FWP)
  • Feminism: Black Feminist Movement in the United States
  • Feminism and Black Women in the African Diaspora
  • Fespaco and African Film Festivals
  • Filhos de Gandhy
  • Fisk University
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Flying Africans
  • Fourah Bay College
  • France and the African Diaspora
  • Francois, Elma (1897-1944)
  • Garifuna
  • Garvey, Amy Ashwood (1897-1969)
  • Garvey, Amy Jacques (1895-1973)
  • Garvey, Marcus Mosiah (1887-1940)
  • Geographers, Arab/African
  • Gerima, Haile (1946-)
  • Germany and the African Diaspora
  • Ghana
  • Gilroy, Beryl Agatha (1924-2001)
  • Glissant, Edouard (1928-)
  • Goodison, Lorna (1947-)
  • Grenada
  • Griots/Griottes of West Africa
  • Grito de Yara
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guillén, Nicolás (1902-1989)
  • Guimarães, Geni (1947-)
  • Gumbo
  • Guyana
  • Haile Selassie I (1892-1975)
  • Hair
  • Haiti
  • Haitian Revolution
  • Hampton Institute/Hampton University
  • Harlem
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Haywood, Harry (1898-1978)
  • Health in the African World
  • Heath, Roy (1926-)
  • Hector, Leonard Tim (1942-2002)
  • Highlife
  • Hilliard, Asa G. (1933-2007)
  • Hip-Hop, Cuban
  • Hip-Hop, Latin American
  • Hip-Hop Culture in the African Diaspora
  • Holiday, Billie (1915-1959)
  • Honduras and Nicaragua: Miskito Indians
  • Hopkinson, Nalo (1950-)
  • Horton, James Africanus Beale (1835-1883)
  • Howard University
  • Hughes, Langston (1902-1967)
  • Huiswoud, Otto (1893-1961)
  • Hurston, Zora Neale (1891-1960)
  • Ibeji
  • Ibo Landing
  • Ilê Aiyê
  • Incense
  • India and the African Diaspora
  • Indian Ocean and the African Diaspora
  • Indians and the African Diaspora in the Caribbean
  • Indigo
  • Indonesia and Africa
  • The Institute of the Black World
  • Iraq: The African Presence in Early Iraq
  • Irmandade de Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte
  • Jackson, George Lester (1941-1971)
  • Jamaica
  • James, Cyril Lionel Robert (1901-1989)
  • Jazz
  • Jazz and Blues Singers, Black Women
  • Jerk Seasoning
  • Jim Crow
  • Johnson, J. Rosamond (1873-1954)
  • Johnson, James Weldon (1871-1938)
  • Johnson, Linton Kwesi (1952-)
  • Jones, Claudia Cumberbatch (1915-1964)
  • Junkanoo
  • Kali
  • Kalimba
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Keens-Douglas, Richardo (1953-)
  • Kenyatta, Jomo (1889-1978)
  • Kincaid, Jamaica (1949-)
  • King, B. B. (1925-)
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929-1968)
  • KRS-ONE (1965-)
  • Kwanzaa
  • Lam, Wilfredo (1902-1982)
  • Lamming, George (1927-)
  • Langston, John Mercer (1829-1897)
  • Langston University and HBCUs
  • Latino, Juan (ca. 1516-1606)
  • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000)
  • Legba
  • Légitime défense
  • Liberia
  • "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
  • Lincoln, Abbey (1930-)
  • Lincoln University
  • Lino Alves de Almeida, José (1958-2006)
  • Locke, Alain (1886-1954)
  • Lorde, Audre (1934-1992)
  • L'Ouverture, Toussaint (ca. 1744-1803)
  • Lovelace, Earl (1935-)
  • Lumumba, Patrice Emery (1925-1961)
  • Maceo y Grajales, Antonio (1845-1896)
  • Macumba
  • Mahdi Rebellion
  • Makandal, François (?-1758)
  • Malcolm X (1925-1965)
  • Male Revolt
  • Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla (1918-)
  • Mandela, Winnie (1936-)
  • Maran, René (1887-1960)
  • Marassa
  • Marley, Robert Nesta (Bob) (1945-1981)
  • Maroon and Marronage
  • Marshall, Paule (1929-)
  • Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993)
  • Marson, Una (1905-1965)
  • Martinique
  • Mau Mau
  • Mbari Club
  • M'bow, Amadou Makhtar (1921-)
  • McKay, Claude (1889-1948)
  • McRae, Carmen (1920-1994)
  • McWatt, Tessa (1959-)
  • Medici, Alessandro de (1510-1537)
  • Mestizo
  • Mexico: African Heritage
  • Middle Passage
  • Miseducation and Contemporary Urban Black America
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Moore, Queen Mother (1898-1997)
  • Moore, Richard B. (1893-1978)
  • Morehouse College
  • Morejón, Nancy (1944-)
  • Morrison, Toni (1931-)
  • Mos Def (1973-)
  • Movimento Negro Unificado
  • Mtoro bin Mwinyi Bakari (1860-1927)
  • Mulatta
  • Mutabaruka (1952-).
  • v. 3. Nascimento, Abdias do (1914-)
  • Nation of Islam
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • National Black Feminist Organization (NBFO)
  • National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA)
  • Négritude
  • Netherlands Antilles and the African Diaspora
  • Netherlands East Indies: African Soldiers
  • Newton, Huey Percy (1942-)
  • Nichols, Grace (1950-)
  • Nkrumah, Kwame (1909-1972)
  • Notting Hill Carnival
  • Nova Scotia and the African American Diaspora
  • Nubia
  • Obeah
  • Ogou/Ogoun
  • Okpewho, Isidore (1941-)
  • Old Hige
  • Olodum
  • Optiz, May Ayim (1960-1996)
  • Ortiz, Fernando (1881-1969)
  • Osun (Oxum/Ochun/Oshun)
  • Oya
  • Pacific: The African Diaspora
  • Padmore, George (1901-1959)
  • Palcy, Euzhan (1957-)
  • Pan-Africanism
  • Panama: Afro-Panamanians
  • Pattillo, Walter Alexander (1850-1908)
  • Payada
  • People with Their Feet on Backward
  • Peru: Afro-Peruvians
  • Petwo
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Philip, Marlene Nourbese (1947-)
  • Philosophers and the African American Experience
  • Photography and the African Diaspora
  • Portalatin, Aida Cartagena (1918-1994)
  • Présence Africaine
  • Primus, Pearl E. (1919-1994)
  • Prince, Mary (1788-?)
  • Prince Hall Masons
  • The Provincial Freeman
  • Puerto Rico: Afro-Puerto Ricans
  • Pushkin, Alexander Sergeevich (1799-1837)
  • Quilombhoje
  • Rada
  • Raizales
  • Randolph, Asa Philip (1889-1979)
  • Rap/Rappin'
  • Rapso
  • Rastafarianism
  • Rayner, John Baptis (1850-1918)
  • Reagon, Bernice Johnson (1942-)
  • Reggae
  • Reparations
  • The Republic of New Africa
  • Ribeiro, Esmeralda (1958-)
  • Robeson, Paul (1898-1976)
  • Rodney, Walter (1942-1980)
  • Rogers, Joel Augustus (1880-1966)
  • Rolling Calf
  • Ross, Jacob (1956-)
  • Rufino, Alzira (1949-)
  • Salsa
  • Salt and the African Diaspora
  • Salvador da Bahia
  • Samba
  • Samba Schools
  • Samedi/Baron Samedi
  • San Mateo de Cangrejos
  • Sancho, Ignatius (1729-1780)
  • Sankofa
  • Santería
  • Santiago de Cuba
  • Schomburg, Arturo Alfonso (1874-1938)
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • Scott, Hazel (1920-1981)
  • Seychelles Islands
  • Shadd Cary, Mary Ann (1823-1893)
  • Shakur, Assata Olugbala (1946-)
  • Shakur, Tupac Amaru (1971-1996)
  • Shange, Ntozake (1948-)
  • Shango
  • Siddis in North Karnataka, India: Biomedical Status
  • Signifying
  • Simone, Nina (1933-2003)
  • Sistren
  • Sojourners for Truth and Justice
  • Soukous
  • Soul Music
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
  • Soyinka, Akinwande Oluwole (1934-)
  • Spelman College
  • Spiritual Shouter Baptist Religion
  • Sport and the African Diaspora
  • Sri Lankan African Diaspora
  • Steelpan
  • Stono Rebellion
  • Sugar Cane and the African Diaspora
  • Suriname: The Ndyuka Maroons
  • Sutherland, Efua Theodora (1924-1996)
  • Swahili
  • Sweet Honey in the Rock
  • Tango, Candombe, Milonga
  • The African Diaspora in Asia (TADIA)
  • Thiong'o, Ngugi wa (1938-)
  • Thomas, Piri (1928-)
  • Till, Emmett (1941-1955)
  • Tolson, Melvin Beaunoris (1898-1966)
  • Tonton Macoutes
  • Tosh, Peter (1944-1987)
  • Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Transition
  • Tribe and Tribalism
  • Trinadade, Solano (1908-1974)
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trinidad and Tobago: African Impact on the Social Order
  • Tropiques
  • Truth, Sojourner (ca. 1797-1883)
  • Ture, Kwame (1941-1998)
  • Turkey: Afro-Turk
  • Turner, Nat (1800-1831)
  • Tuskegee Institute/Tuskegee University
  • Tynes, Maxine (1949-)
  • Uncle Tom and Tom Shows
  • United Kingdom: The African Diaspora
  • The University of Woodford Square
  • Uruguay: Afro-Uruguayans
  • VanDerZee, James (1886-1983)
  • Van Sertima, Ivan (1935-)
  • Venezuela: Afro-Venezuelans and the Afro Descendientes Movement
  • Veracruz
  • Vieux-Chauvet, Marie (1916-1973)
  • Virgin Islands
  • Vodoun
  • Wailer, Bunny (1947-)
  • Walcott, Derek Alton (1930-)
  • Walker, Alice (1944-)
  • Walker, David (1785-1830)
  • Walker, George William (1873-1911)
  • Walker, Sheila Suzanne (1944-)
  • Ward, Frederick (1937-)
  • Warner-Vieyra, Myriam (1939-)
  • Water Mama/Mami Wata
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida B. (1862-1931)
  • West African Students Union (WASU)
  • West India Regiments
  • Western Hemisphere African Diaspora Network (WHADN)
  • Wheatley, Phillis (ca. 1753-1784)
  • Williams, Chancellor (1898-1992)
  • Williams, Egbert Austin (1874-1922)
  • Williams, Eric Eustace (1911-1981)
  • Williams, Henry Sylvester (1869-1911)
  • Wolof
  • Women and Islam
  • Woods, David (1959-)
  • World Congress of Black Writers and Artists
  • Wright, Richard (1908-1960)
  • Yaad Hip-Hop
  • Yanga and Cimarronaje in Mexico
  • Yemoja/Olokun
  • Zami
  • Zanj (Zinj, Zang)
  • Zanzibar and the Southwest Indian Ocean in the African Diaspora
  • Zeta Phi Beta
  • Zobel, Joseph (1915-2006)
  • Zouk
  • Zumbí of Palmares (1655-1695).
ISBN
  • 9781851097050 ((electronic bk.))
  • 1851097058 ((electronic bk.))
  • 9781851097005 ((acid-free paper))
  • 1851097007 ((acid-free paper))
  • 1281906360
  • 9781281906366
  • 9786611906368
  • 6611906363
OCLC
300469076
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