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Title:Redefining the African Diaspora: expressive cultures and politics from slavery to independence
Editors:Falola, ToyinISNI
Sanchez, Danielle Porter
Series:Cambria studies in slavery series
City of publisher:Amherst
Publisher:Cambria Press
ISBN:1604979011; 9781604979015
Geographic term:Africa
African identity
cultural change
Abstract:The contributions to this collective volume explore the ways African diasporas and their African identities relate to social, political, cultural and academic developments of globalization. Contents: Introduction: from 'fela!' to feminism: culture, community, and change in Africa (Toyin Falola and Danielle Sanchez); The African diaspora as a catalyst for African freedom: pan-Africanism and Africa's decolonization (Wanjala S. Nasong'o); The Bechuanaland Protectorate and British colonialism: more than a victory (Ian Marsh); Reconstructing Jamaican nationalism: five centuries of culture, resistance, and identity formation (Ben Weiss); 'Axé' politics: 'roots' versus 'routes' and the Candomblé politics of healing (Farid Leonardo Suárez); 'Christianity, Islam and the Negro race': E.W. Blyden, African diasporas, and the regeneration of Africa (Andrew E. Barnes); The struggle for blackness: African immigrants and African Americans in the United States (Moses E. Ochonu). [ASC Leiden abstract]