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

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Main Library E29 .N3 A49 1999 37684001051034 Library Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 025333425X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780253334251 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0253214947 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780253214942 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 566 p. : ill., map, charts ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2001, 1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The diaspora: orientations and determinations -- 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 -- Addressing the constraints -- 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 Beítez-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 -- Creativity, spirituality, and identity -- 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 Albai -- 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 -- Reconnecting with Africa -- 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.
Subject: African Americans > History
African Americans > Race identity
African Americans > Intellectual life
African diaspora
America > Race relations

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