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  • African Ethnobotany in the Americasby Robert Voeks; John Rashford

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    "African Ethnobotany in the Americas" provides the first comprehensive examination of ethnobotanical knowledge and skills among the African Diaspora in the Americas. Leading scholars on the subject explore the complex relationship between plant use and meaning among the descendants of Africans in the New World. With the aid of archival and... more...

  • Crossroads and Cosmologiesby Christopher C Fennell

    UPF 2007; US$ 34.95

    A far-reaching anthropological study of African and African American religions, German American folkways, and archaeological methodology more...

  • Demonic Groundsby Katherine McKittrick

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Demonic Grounds moves between past and present, archives and fiction, theory and everyday, to focus on places negotiated by black women during and after the transatlantic slave trade. Specifically, Katherine McKittrick addresses the geographic implications of slave auction blocks, Harriet Jacobs's attic, black Canada and New France, as well as... more...

  • Displacements and Diasporasby Wanni W. Anderson; Robert Lee

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 26.95

    Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and Diasporas explores this genuinely transnational Asian American experience-one that crosses... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas, 2-Volume Setby Stewart R. King

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 185.00

    When Columbus arrived in 1492, the first free black person?a sailor?set foot in the Americas. Over the next 400 years, as slavery spread and became entrenched in the Western Hemisphere, free blacks built communities throughout North and South America, playing a critical role in every region, colony, and country. From Canada to the Caribbean to Chile,... more...

  • Flash of the Spiritby Robert Farris Thompson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    This book reveals how five distinct African civilizations have shaped the specific cultures of their New World descendants. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Founding Mythsby Ray Raphael

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 16.95

    First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael?s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With Raphael?s trademark wit and flair, Founding Myths exposed the errors and inventions in America?s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere?s famous ride to Patrick Henry?s ?Liberty or Death?... more...

  • Founding Mythsby Ray Raphael

    New Press, The 2006; US$ 15.95

    With wit and flair, Founding Myths exposes the errors and inventions in thirteen of America?s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere?s famous ride to Patrick Henry?s ?Liberty or Death? speech. Exploring the dynamic intersection between history-making and story-making, award-winning author and historian Ray Raphael shows how these fictions?conceived... more...

  • History, Power, and Identityby Jonathan D. Hill

    University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 22.00

    For the past five centuries, indigenous and African American communities throughout the Americas have sought to maintain and recreate enduring identities under conditions of radical change and discontinuity. The essays in this groundbreaking volume document this cultural activity—this ethnogenesis—within and against the broader contexts... more...