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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.
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Collects selected essays from the First and Second African Diaspora Institutes (mostly). The second edition (first, 1982) includes new contributions that expand the geographical scope and increase emphasis on historical and sociopolitical analysis. Organization is in sections on the diaspora as concept and method; settlement, identity, and transformation; return to the homeland; and toward a synthesis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882581491
  • Publisher: Howard University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1993
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 532
  • Lexile: 1530L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 2.20 (w) x 2.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
1 The Dialectic Between Diasporas and Homelands 11
2 African Diaspora: Concept and Context 41
3 Return Movements to West and East Africa: A Comparative Approach 51
4 African Religions in America: Theoretical Perspectives 65
5 The Middle Passage and Personality Change Among Diaspora Africans 83
6 African Culture and Slavery in the United States 99
7 Howard University and Meharry Medical Schools in the Training of African Physicians, 1868-1978 109
8 Afro-Mexican Culture and Consciousness During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 125
9 A Lesser-Known Chapter of the African Diaspora: West Indians in Costa Rica, Central America 137
10 Guinea versus Congo Lands: Aspects of the Collective Memory in Haiti 159
11 Women of Africa and the African Diaspora: Linkages and Influences 167
12 Race and Class in Brazil: Historical Perspectives 189
13 La madama francesita: A New World Black Spirit 205
14 Blacks in Britain: A Historical and Analytical Overview 223
15 The Impact of Afro-Americans on French-Speaking Africans, 1919-45 249
16 The 1921 Pan-African Congress at Brussels: A Background to Belgian Pressures 263
17 African Slaves in the Mediterranean World: A Neglected Aspect of the African Diaspora 289
18 Africans in Asian History 325
19 The Sierra Leone Krios: A Reappraisal from the Perspective of the African Diaspora 339
20 The Role of African American Women in the Founding of Liberia 369
21 Afro-American Influence in Colonial Malawi, 1891-1945 387
22 The Presence of Black Americans in the Lower Congo from 1878-1921 405
23 Brazilian Returnees of West Africa 421
24 Garvey and Scattered Africa 441
25 Diaspora Studies and Pan-Africanism 451
Contributors 515
Index 519
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