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  • Afro-Latino Voicesby Kathryn Joy McKnight; Leo J. Garofalo

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 17.95

    "A groundbreaking book . . . provides a broad and rich sampling of documents recording the early modern voices of the African diaspora. . . . Wills, testaments, letters, and historical chronicles are some of the sources that scholars from various disciplines present in this anthology. . . . Each scholar provides a meticulous contextualization... more...

  • The African Diaspora and the Disciplinesby Tejumola Olaniyan; James H. Sweet

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Focusing on the problems and conflicts of doing African diaspora research from various disciplinary perspectives, these essays situate, describe, and reflect on the current practice of diaspora scholarship. Tejumola Olaniyan, James H. Sweet, and the international group of contributors assembled here... more...

  • Brainwashedby Tom Burrell

    Hay House 2009; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.08

    “Black people are not dark-skinned white people,” says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are a lot more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation, who have excelled against the odds, constantly making a way out of “no way!” At this point in history, the idea of black inferiority... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Sudanby Kwame Essien; Toyin Falola

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Amid a Sudan's dark history, saturated with conflicts and tragic current events, lies a culture with deep roots, going back as far as 8000 BC. With several hundred ethnic groups and languages, Sudan is one of the world's most diverse countries. Learn how these cultures have blended and collided throughout the centuries, and examine how traditions... more...

  • Sudanby Joseph R. Oppong

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    Sudan, the largest country in Africa, has been called one of the most politically unstable nations in the world. Throughout its long history, Sudan has experienced turmoil, and in the second half of the 20th century alone, millions of Sudanese were killed or displaced by civil war. The country was once a great empire, ruled by Nubia. Today, it is a... more...

  • Literary and Sociopolitical Writings of the Black Diaspora in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuriesby Kersuze Simeon-Jones

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99

    Literary and Sociopolitical Writings of the Black Diaspora in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries examines the literary movements of the black Diaspora, dating from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, in relation to the sociopolitical movements. The book focuses on the philosophies of education embedded within the literary and sociopolitical... more...

  • Religion and Custom in a Muslim Societyby Ladislav Holy

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 49.00 US$ 40.18

    This book makes a significant contribution to current anthropological discussion of the interpretation and meaning of rituals and symbols. more...

  • Beyond Chiefdomsby Susan Keech McIntosh

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 39.00 US$ 31.98

    This book reintroduces an African perspective on archaeological theorizing about complex societies. more...

  • Diaspora for Development in Africaby Sonia Plaza; Dilip Ratha

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for development, through remittances, but more importantly, through promotion of trade, investment, knowledge and technology transfers. The book aims to consolidate research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating policies in both sending and receiving countries. more...

  • Nubiaby Adam Woog

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00