The African Nexus

by Sylvia M. Jacobs
Publisher: Praeger
Release Date: 1981
Genre: Social Science
Pages: 311 pages
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ISBN 10: UOM:39015005722114
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The African Nexus
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Sylvia M. Jacobs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Praeger

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Africa and the African Diaspora
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: E. Kofi Agorsah and G. Tucker Childs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-29 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

Africa and the African Diaspora is the outcome of a symposium held atPortland State University in Portland, Oregon (February 2002), entitled “Symposium on Freedom in Black History,” designed to celebrate Black History Month. The major themes of the conference were how Africans both at home on the continent and dispersed abroad, often by forces beyond their control, reacted to oppression and subjugation in seeking freedom from slavery, colonialism, and discrimination. The volume documents the many forms that oppression has taken, the many forms that resistance has taken, and the cultural developments that have allowed Africans to adapt to the new and changing economic, social and environmental conditions to win back their freedom. Oppressive strategies as divide-and-rule could be based on any one of a number of features, such as skin color, place of origin, culture, or social or economic status. People drawn into the vortex of the Atlantic trade and funneled into the sugar fields, the swampy rice lands or the cotton, coffee or tobacco plantations of the new world and elsewhere, had no alternative but to risk their lives for freedom. The plantation provided the context for the dehumanization of disadvantaged groups subjected to exhausting work, frequent punishment and personal injustice of every kind, This book demonstrates that the history and interpretation of these struggles of the oppressed peoples to free themselves have not received proportionate attention and analysis, as have other aspects of that history.
Empires and Boundaries
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Harald Fischer-Tiné, Susanne Gehrmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-19 - Publisher: Routledge

Empires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings is an exciting collection of original essays exploring the meaning and existence of conflicting and coexisting hierarchies in colonial settings. With investigations into the colonial past of a diversity of regions – including South Asia, South-East Asia, and Africa – the dozen notable international scholars collected here offer a truly inter-disciplinary approach to understanding the structures and workings of power in British, French, Dutch, German, and Italian colonial contexts. Integrating a historical approach with perspectives and theoretical tools specific to disciplines such as social anthropology, literary and film studies, and gender studies, Empires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings, is a striking and ambitious contribution to the scholarship of imperialism and post-colonialism and an essential read for anyone interested in the revolution being undergone in these fields of study.
Missionsgeschichte, Kirchengeschichte, Weltgeschichte
Language: de
Pages: 472
Authors: Ulrich van der Heyden, Heike Liebau
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

African-American Performance and Theater History
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Director of Undergraduate Theater Studies David Krasner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

An anthology of critical writings that explores the intersections of race, theater, and performance in America.
Foreign Affairs Research Papers Available
Language: en
Authors: Foreign Affairs Research Documentation Center
Categories: Economic history
Type: BOOK - Published: 1970 - Publisher:

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Disciples of Liberty
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Lawrence S. Little
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

Lawrence S. Little is an assistant professor of African American history at Villanova University.
The Harvard Guide to African-American History
Language: en
Pages: 923
Authors: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Leon F. Litwack, Darlene Clark Hine, Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies and Professor of History Darlene Clark Hine, Randall K. Burkett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Compiles information and interpretations on the past 500 years of African American history, containing essays on historical research aids, bibliographies, resources for womens' issues, and an accompanying CD-ROM providing bibliographical entries.
European Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Frieder Ludwig, Afeosemime Unuose Adogame, Ulrich Berner, Christoph Bochinger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

This volume comprises case studies of five centuries of European encounters with and imaginations of Africa encompassing her triple religious heritage: African Traditional Religions, Christianity and Islam. The introductory chapters outline the challenges and present overviews; some of them also analyze the early accounts of European travelers and missionaries. The following contributions examine the lasting legacy of the European Enlightenment in employing an ambivalent language of human equality and universalism, while in actual fact consigning Africa to an inferior position. It has been difficult for western scholars to divorce themselves wholly from the perceptions thus established. However, there have been quite different approaches. This is indicated in the papers discussing the role and impact of influential European academics (scholars of religion, theologians, historians and social scientists) during the colonial and postcolonial period. Other contributions examine specific institutional centers of African religious studies in Europe. The concluding chapters critically assess European approaches and their use for the study of religion in Africa from an African perspective.
The United States and Africa
Language: en
Pages: 450
Authors: Peter Duignan, L. H. Gann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-04-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

From the early seventeenth century, North America and Africa have maintained many contacts. This volume traces these reciprocal relationships over four centuries.
Hip Hop Africa
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Eric S. Charry
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of African performers and musicians who are not only consumers of global music but also active participants in the worldwide culture of hip hop and rap. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the background of this unprecedented musical movement. Covering Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the influences, development, and presence of African hip hop on the global music scene.
We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible
Language: en
Pages: 618
Authors: Darlene Clark Hine, Wilma King
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-04-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

Contains essays which share the experiences and emphasize the achievements and struggles of Black women from colonial times through the 20th century