Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1851097058
  • ISBN-13: 9781851097050
  • DDC: 305.896003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

This three-volume A to Z encyclopedia includes the work of more than 300 scholars and presents more than 500 articles covering the historical, political, economic, and cultural connections between people of African descent and the rest of the world. Entries cover such diverse topics as: Afro-Fusion Dance, Art in the African Diaspora, Black Churches, the African experience in a variety of countries, Hip Hop Culture in the African Diaspora, Billie Holiday, the Nation of Islam, and Spellman College. Articles are scholarly but easily readable.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Advisory Board.
About the Editors.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Maps.
1: Abakuá.
2: Abolitionism in the African Diaspora.
3: Abu-Jamal, Mumia (1954–).
4: Abyssinia/Ethiopia.
5: Achebe, Chinua (1930–).
6: Adivasi.
7: Africa.
8: African American Vernacular English (AAVE).
9: African American Women.
10: African Americans and the Constitutional Order.
11: African Ballet.
12: African Blood Brotherhood (ABB).
13: African Canadian Film.
14: African Diaspora Film.
15: African Diaspora Performance Aesthetics.
16: African Diasporic Sociology.
17: “African” in African American History.
18: African Matrix Culture.
19: African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
20: African Union (AU).
21: Africanus, Sextus Julius (ca. 160-ca. 240).
22: Afrocentricity.
23: Afro-Cuban Literature.
24: Afro-Cuban Music.
25: Afro-Fusion Dance.
26: Ahimsa.
27: Aidoo, Ama Ata (1942–).
28: Akara.
29: Alexis, Jacques Stéphen (1922–1961).
30: Algerian Revolution.
31: Ali, Duse Mohamed (1867–1944).
32: Ali, Muhammad (1942–).
33: Al-Jahiz (776–868).
34: All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-APRP).
35: Alpha Kappa Alpha.
36: Alves, Miriam (1952–).
37: Ambar, Malik (ca. 1550–1626).
38: Amo, Antonius Guilielmus (Wilhelm) (1703-ca. 1753).
39: Ananse.
40: Anastácia (1741-?).
41: Angelou, Maya (1928–).
42: Anikulapo-Kuti, Fela (1938–1997).
43: Ansina (1760?-1860).
44: Antonio the Ethiopian (?-1550).
45: Argentina: Afro-Argentines.
46: Arias, Aurora (1962–).
47: Aristide, Jean-Bertrand (1953–).
48: Art in the African Diaspora.
49: Asantewaa, Yaa (ca. 1830–1922).
50: Àshé.
51: Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).
52: Atlantic World and the African Diaspora.
53: Axum.
54: Azikiwe, Nnamdi (1904–1996).
55: Baartman, Sarah (1788–1816).
56: Babalawo.
57: Babu, Abdulrahman Mohammed (1924–1996).
58: Bahamas.
59: Bahamas: Liberated Africans.
60: Baker, Ella J. (1903–1986).
61: Baker, Josephine (1906–1975).
62: Bambaataa, Afrika (1957–).
63: Baraka, Amiri (1934–).
64: Barbados: African Cultural Elements.
65: Basquiat, Jean-Michel (1960–1988).
66: Batouala.
67: Bava Gor (14th Century?).
68: Belize: African Communities.
69: Benedetto the Moor, Saint (ca. 1524–1589).
70: Benin.
71: Bennett, Louise (1919–2006).
72: Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875–1955).
73: Bethune-Cookman University.
74: Bibb, Henry (1815–1854).
75: Biko, Stephen (1946–1977).
76: Black Aesthetic.
77: Black Arts Movement.
78: Black Churches and African American Spirituality.
79: Black Churches in the United States.
80: Black Cinema.
81: Black Consciousness Movement.
82: Black Marxism.
83: Black Panther Party.
84: Black Paris/Paris Noir.
85: Black Populism (1886–1898).
86: Black Power Movement in the United States.
87: Black Seminoles.
88: Black Seminoles at Red Bays, Bahamas.
89: Black/Africana Studies in the United States.
90: Black/Blackness: Philosophical Considerations.
91: Blocos Afros and Afoxés.
92: Bluefields.
93: Blues: A Continuum from Africa.
94: Blyden, Edward Wilmot (1832–1912).
95: Boggs, James (1919–1993), and Grace Lee Boggs (1915–).
96: Bois Caiman and Boukman.
97: Bolivia: The African Presence.
98: Boulogne, Joseph Chevalier de Saint-George (1739?-1799).
99: Brand, Dionne (1953–).
100: Brathwaite, Kamau (1930–).
101: Brazil: Afro-Brazilians.
102: Briggs, Cyril V. (1887–1966).
103: Brixton.
104: Brodber, Erna (1940–).
105: Brooklyn.
106: Brown, Elaine (1943–).
107: Butler, Octavia Estelle (1947–2005).
108: Cabral, Amilcar Lopes (1924–1973).
109: Cachoeira.
110: Calalu/Callaloo.
111: Calypso.
112: Campbell, Grace P. (1883–1940).
113: Canada and African American Refugee Settlements.
114: Canada and the African Diaspora.
115: Candomblé.
116: Cannes Brûlées.
117: Cape Verde.
118: Capitalism and Slavery.
119: Caribbean Black Power.
120: Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM).
121: Caribbean Migrations: The Caribbean Diaspora.
122: Carnival.
123: Carver, George Washington (1864–1943).
124: Casely-Hayford, Joseph Ephraim (1866–1930).
125: Central America: African Footprints.
126: Central Asia and the Caucasus: The African Presence.
127: Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais (CEAO).
128: Césaire, Aimé (1913–2008).
129: Césaire, Suzanne (1915–1966).
130: Chile: Afro-Chileans.
131: China and Japan: African and East Asian Relations.
132: Christian, Barbara (1943–2000).
133: Christophe, Henri (1767?–1820).
134: Clarke, Austin (1934–).
135: Clarke, George Elliot (1960–).
136: Clarke, John Henrik (1915–1998).
137: Clarke, Leroy (1938–).
138: Cleaver, Eldridge Leroy (1935–1998).
139: Cointelpro.
140: Collins, Merle (1950–).
141: Colombia: Afro-Colombians.
142: Colored Farmers Alliance.
143: Combahee River Collective (CRC).
144: Condé, Maryse (1937–).
145: Confiant, Raphaël (1951–).
146: Cook, Mercer (1903–1987).
147: Cooper, Anna Julia (1859–1964).
148: Corrido.
149: Cox, Oliver Cromwell (1901–1974).
150: Coyolillo/Coyoleños.
151: Creole, Creolity, Creolization.
152: Creole Incident.
153: Cromanti.
154: Cruz, Celia (1924–2003).
155: Cruz, Manoel de Almeida (1950–2004).
156: Cuba: Afro-Cubans.
157: Cuban Intervention in Angola.
158: Cuban Revolution and the African Diaspora.
159: Cugoano, Ottobah (ca. 1757-ca. 1791).