Global Dimensions of the African Diaspora / Edition 2

Global Dimensions of the African Diaspora / Edition 2

by Joseph E. Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 088258149X

ISBN-13: 9780882581491

Pub. Date: 06/01/1993

Publisher: Howard University Press

Global Dimensions of the African Diaspora collects selected essays from the First and Second African Diaspora Institutes and other essays. This revised second edition, with broader geographical scope than the first edition, places greater emphasis on historical and sociopolitical analysis. New essays that examine the African experience and slavery in the Mediterranean…  See more details below

Overview

Global Dimensions of the African Diaspora collects selected essays from the First and Second African Diaspora Institutes and other essays. This revised second edition, with broader geographical scope than the first edition, places greater emphasis on historical and sociopolitical analysis. New essays that examine the African experience and slavery in the Mediterranean, the black experience in Brazil, African religious retentions in Latin American countries, and essays by women that focus on the experience and contributions of African women of the diaspora address significant areas omitted in the first volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882581491
Publisher:
Howard University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
2.20(w) x 2.90(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
1The Dialectic Between Diasporas and Homelands11
2African Diaspora: Concept and Context41
3Return Movements to West and East Africa: A Comparative Approach51
4African Religions in America: Theoretical Perspectives65
5The Middle Passage and Personality Change Among Diaspora Africans83
6African Culture and Slavery in the United States99
7Howard University and Meharry Medical Schools in the Training of African Physicians, 1868-1978109
8Afro-Mexican Culture and Consciousness During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries125
9A Lesser-Known Chapter of the African Diaspora: West Indians in Costa Rica, Central America137
10Guinea versus Congo Lands: Aspects of the Collective Memory in Haiti159
11Women of Africa and the African Diaspora: Linkages and Influences167
12Race and Class in Brazil: Historical Perspectives189
13La madama francesita: A New World Black Spirit205
14Blacks in Britain: A Historical and Analytical Overview223
15The Impact of Afro-Americans on French-Speaking Africans, 1919-45249
16The 1921 Pan-African Congress at Brussels: A Background to Belgian Pressures263
17African Slaves in the Mediterranean World: A Neglected Aspect of the African Diaspora289
18Africans in Asian History325
19The Sierra Leone Krios: A Reappraisal from the Perspective of the African Diaspora339
20The Role of African American Women in the Founding of Liberia369
21Afro-American Influence in Colonial Malawi, 1891-1945387
22The Presence of Black Americans in the Lower Congo from 1878-1921405
23Brazilian Returnees of West Africa421
24Garvey and Scattered Africa441
25Diaspora Studies and Pan-Africanism451
Contributors515
Index519

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