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

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English
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Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2008.
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1 online resource (3 v. (lxiv, 1010, I-20 p.)) : ill., maps.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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).
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  • 9781851097050 (electronic bk.)
  • 1851097058 (electronic bk.)
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