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African Diaspora and the Metropolis: Reading the African, African American and Caribbean Experience
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edited by Fassil Demissie, fl. 1994 (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2010, originally published 2010), 127 page(s)
At the end of the 19th and at the beginning of the 20th century, a number of African American and Caribbean intellectuals and immigrants of the African Diaspora with all their apprehensions set out in steamships en route and carried with them a certain presence to the metropoleis of Europe and North America. These...
edited by Fassil Demissie, fl. 1994 (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2010, originally published 2010), 127 page(s)
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African Diaspora in Brazil: History, Culture and Politics
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edited by Fassil Demissie, fl. 1994 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 193 page(s)

The term 'Black Atlantic' was coined to describe the social, cultural and political space that emerged out of the experience of slavery, exile, oppression, exploitation and resistance. This volume seeks to recast a new map of the 'Black Atlantic' beyond the Anglophone Atlantic zone by focusing on Brazil as a socia...

edited by Fassil Demissie, fl. 1994 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2014, originally published 2014), 193 page(s)
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Global Africa, Gendering Knowledge in Africa and the African Diaspora
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edited by Toyin Falola, 1953- and Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, fl. 2007, in Global Africa (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2017, originally published 2017), 293 page(s)
edited by Toyin Falola, 1953- and Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, fl. 2007, in Global Africa (London, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2017, originally published 2017), 293 page(s)
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Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies with Mambo Marie Carmel
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written by Stephanie Keith, fl. 2005 (Pompano Beach, FL: Educa Vision, 2010, originally published 2010), 139 page(s)
This book is an intimate portrayal of a Haitian immigrant Vodou priestess. Color photographs and text document the young Mambo presiding over five distinct Vodou ceremonies held in one year in a single basement in Brooklyn, NY. By focusing on what happens in this transformed basement, the reader becomes personally...
written by Stephanie Keith, fl. 2005 (Pompano Beach, FL: Educa Vision, 2010, originally published 2010), 139 page(s)
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African Migrations: Patterns and Perspectives
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edited by Todd H. Leedy, fl. 200? and Abdoulaye Kane (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 315 page(s)
Spurred by major changes in the world economy and in local ecology, the contemporary migration of Africans, both within the continent and to various destinations in Europe and North America, has seriously affected thousands of lives and livelihoods. The contributors to this volume, reflecting a variety of discipli...
edited by Todd H. Leedy, fl. 200? and Abdoulaye Kane (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 315 page(s)
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Africans on the Move: Migration, Diaspora and Development Nexus
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edited by Fassil Demissie, fl. 1994 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2015, originally published 2015), 169 page(s)
The 20th century witnessed the large-scale displacement and dispersal of populations across the world because of major political upheavals, among them the two European wars, decolonization and the Cold War. These major events were followed by globalization which accelerated free trade and the mobility of capital,...
edited by Fassil Demissie, fl. 1994 (Abingdon, England: Routledge (Publisher), 2015, originally published 2015), 169 page(s)
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Contemporary Ethnography, Exile and Return Among the East Timorese
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written by Amanda Wise, fl. 2005, in Contemporary Ethnography (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 249 page(s)
East Timor, the world's newest nation, finally gained its independence in 2002, following half a millennium of Portuguese rule and 24 years of Indonesian occupation. That occupation produced a refugee diaspora spread between Portugal and Australia that has been integral in advancing East Timor's cause abroad. Beca...
written by Amanda Wise, fl. 2005, in Contemporary Ethnography (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 249 page(s)
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Ghosts and Shadows: Construction of Identity and Community in an African Diaspora
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written by John Sorenson, fl. 2001 and Atsuko Matsuoka, fl. 1991 (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 276 page(s)
Focusing on African diaspora groups that have been virtually ignored in discussions of Canadian multiculturalism - Eritreans, Ethiopians, and Oromos - Ghosts and Shadows explores the re-creation of communities in exile and the invisible forces that haunt them through myths of 'homeland' and 'return.' Drawing on ov...
written by John Sorenson, fl. 2001 and Atsuko Matsuoka, fl. 1991 (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 276 page(s)
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Interplay of Cultural Narratives in Martinique: French, African and Indian Journeys Toward a Pluralistic Society
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written by R. Scott Smith, fl. 2005 and Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, fl. 2015 (Pompano Beach, FL: Educa Vision, 2015, originally published 2015), 296 page(s)
This book explores the history of immigration and development of cultural identities on the island of Martinique from 1635 to the present with particular attention to the major cultural groups - African, French, and Indian - as well the role of the indigenous Caribs in cultural hybridization. This interdisciplinar...
written by R. Scott Smith, fl. 2005 and Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, fl. 2015 (Pompano Beach, FL: Educa Vision, 2015, originally published 2015), 296 page(s)
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New World Diasporas, Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru
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written by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, fl. 2011, in New World Diasporas (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2012, originally published 2011), 249 page(s)
Yo Soy Negro is the first book in English--in fact, the first book in any language in more than two decades--to address what it means to be black in Peru. Based on extensive ethnographic work in the country and informed by more than eighty interviews with Peruvians of African descent, this groundbreaking study exp...
written by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, fl. 2011, in New World Diasporas (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2012, originally published 2011), 249 page(s)
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