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  • AFRICAN RE-GENESISby Jay B Haviser; Kevin C MacDonald

    Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    Ripped from motherland and family, ethnically mixed to quell the potential of uprisings, and brutalized by regimes of hard labor, the heart - the spirit - of Africa did not stop beating in the New World. Rather, it survived and has re-emerged; changed by contacts with new cultures and environments, but still part of the continuum of African tradition:... more...

  • The African Diasporaby Patrick Manning

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 25.99

    Patrick Manning follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, Asia, and the Americas. In joining these stories, he shows how the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean fueled dynamic interactions among black communities and cultures... more...

  • The African Diasporaby Toyin Falola

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 85.00

    In this definitive study of the diaspora in North America, Toyin Falola offers a causal history of the western dispersion of Africans and its effects on the modern world. Reengaging old and familiar debates and framing new ones that enrich the discourse surrounding Africa, Falola isolates the thread, running nearly six centuries, that connects the... 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...

  • African Migrationsby Abdoulaye Kane; Todd H. Leedy

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    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 disciplinary perspectives, examine the causes... more...

  • Africans in Global Migrationby John A. Arthur; Joseph Takougang; Thomas Owusu

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 99.99

    A common thread in this book is the depiction of the African diasporas not only as a cultural epiphenomena (or interlocking communities), but also as a process characterized by identity transformations, lived experiences and realities, including the capturing of the historical trends that are acted and played out in multiple social domains. The... more...

  • 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...

  • After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudanby Elke Grawert

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 70.00

    The Sudanese peace agreement reached a crisis point in its final year. This book offers an analysis of the impact of the implementation of the agreement on different Sudanese communities and neighbouring regions. more...

  • Between Terror and Tourismby Michael Mewshaw

    Counterpoint 2010; US$ 16.95

    For his 65th birthday, acclaimed novelist Michael Mewshaw took a 4,000-mile overland trip across North Africa. Arriving in Egypt during food riots, he heads west into Libya, where billions in oil money have produced little except citizens eager to flee to Europe or join the jihad in Iraq. In Tunis, Mewshaw visits an abandoned Star Wars movie set... more...

  • Black Star, Crescent Moonby Sohail Daulatzai

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 68.00

    ?The same rebellion, the same impatience, the same anger that exists in the hearts of the dark people in Africa and Asia,? Malcolm X declared in a 1962 speech, ?is existing in the hearts and minds of 20 million black people in this country who have been just as thoroughly colonized as the people in Africa and Asia.? Four decades later, the hip-hop... more...