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From the Publisher"This is a book that makes me respect the work of historians on the subject of African-descended populations in the Americas. . . [It] expands our understanding of relations between and among African-descended people in the Western Hemisphere."
-Journal of African American History
"While this will be a welcome text in history courses that emphasize black diaspora theory and research methodology, it is also certain to spark exciting discussions in advanced undergraduate and graduate seminars in interdisciplinary fields such as Africana studies and Latin American studies."
"A groundbreaking study in black transnational history. This book will be required reading for students concerned with the African diaspora, southern U.S. history, and black community building during the twentieth century."
-Journal of Southern History
"A fascinating study. . . . Guridy has selected four exemplary moments in U.S. and Cuban republican history. . . . Will encourage readers to explore more deeply by demonstrating that substantial understanding of any one of these topics requires a better understanding of the others."
"A work that will have significant relevance for a number of fields….The book should be required reading for scholars studying the African diaspora….It is written in a clear, accessible style, …easy for instructors to incorporate individual chapters into syllabi for undergraduate courses."
-Journal of American History