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The African Diaspora: Slavery, Modernity, and Globalization

Toyin Falola
Format
Book
Published
Rochester : University of Rochester Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781580464529 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1580464521 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: the old and the new African diaspora
  • Africa and slavery in a transnational context
  • The slave mutiny of 1839: the colonization of memory and spaces
  • The centralization of Africa and the intellectualization of blackness
  • Communalism, Africanism, and Pan-Africanism
  • Atlantic Yoruba and the expanding frontiers of Yoruba culture and politics
  • Politics, slavery, servitude, and the construction of Yoruba identity
  • Orisa music, dance, and modernity
  • Western education and Transatlantic connections
  • Africa in the diaspora and the diaspora in Africa: toward an integrated body of knowledge
  • Tanure Ojaide and Akin Ogundiran: knowledge circulation and the diasporic interface
  • Nollywood and the creative world of Aderonke Adesola Adesanya: the African impact on global cultures
  • Globalization and contemporary cultures
  • Postscript: United States foreign policy on Africa in the twenty-first century.
Description
xiv, 418 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-409) and index.
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