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African Migrations: Patterns and Perspectives
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edited by Todd H. Leedy 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 and Abdoulaye Kane (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 315 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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Pan-African History: Political Figures from Africa and the Diaspora since 1787
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written by Hakim Adi, 1957- and Marika Sherwood, 1937- (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2003, originally published 2003), 216 page(s)
Pan-African History brings together Pan-Africanist thinkers and activists from the Anglophone and Francophone worlds of the past two-hundred years. Included are well-known figures such as Malcolm X, W.E.B. Du Bois, Kwame Nkrumah, and Martin Delany, and the authors' original research on lesser-known figures such as...
written by Hakim Adi, 1957- and Marika Sherwood, 1937- (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2003, originally published 2003), 216 page(s)
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Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora, 6, Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana
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written by Ann Reed, fl. 2006, in Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora, 6 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2015, originally published 2015), 234 page(s)
Processes of globalization have led to diasporic groups longing for their homelands. One such group includes descendants from African ancestors displaced by the trans-Atlantic slave trade who may be uncertain about their families' exact origins. Traveling home often means visiting African sites associated with the...
written by Ann Reed, fl. 2006, in Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora, 6 (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher), 2015, originally published 2015), 234 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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Bibliography Of West Indian Church History
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written by Roscoe Pierson, fl. 2004 and Arthur Dayfoot, 1915-2010 (Hertford, England: Hansib Publications, 2004, originally published 2004), 424 page(s)
This book offers a comprehensive annotated guide to books and other source materials for the study of Christianity in the English-speaking Caribbean. It also includes many similar items relating to neighbouring territories – Spanish, Dutch and French – and to other religious bodies in the Caribbean area.This i...
written by Roscoe Pierson, fl. 2004 and Arthur Dayfoot, 1915-2010 (Hertford, England: Hansib Publications, 2004, originally published 2004), 424 page(s)
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Gender, Lineage, and Ethnicity in Southern Africa
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written by Jean Davison, 1937-2015 (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997, originally published 1996), 290 page(s)
Based on extensive fieldwork, this study telescopes how lineage ideologies are constructed and change over time in the Zambezi River region, where matriliny and patriliny coexist. The author challenges the notion that patrilineality has subsumed matrilineal formations and demonstrates that despite colonial policie...
written by Jean Davison, 1937-2015 (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997, originally published 1996), 290 page(s)
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