Extending the Diaspora

Extending the Diaspora : New Histories of Black People

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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252076524
  • 9780252076527
  • 1,192,230

About Dawne Y. Curry

Dawne Y. Curry is an assistant professor of history and ethnic studies at the University of Nebraska. Eric D. Duke is an assistant professor of Africana studies at the University of South Florida. Marshanda A. Smith is a Ph.D. candidate in comparative black history at Michigan State University.show more

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"A fascinating collection and a must read for teachers of African American Diaspora, literature, culture, and/or history."--Multicultural Reviewshow more

Table of contents

Foreword - Darlene Clark Hine; Acknowledgements - Dawne Y. Curry, Eric D. Duke, and Marshanda Smith; Introduction - Dawne Y. Curry, Eric D. Duke, and Marshanda Smith; Section One: Pursuing Freedom; 1. How Free is "Free"? The Limits of Manumission for Enslaved Africans in 18th century British Caribbean Sugar Society - John Campbell; 2. A Harsh and "Gloomy Fate": Liberated Africans in the Service of the Brazilian State, 1830s - 1860s - Beatriz G. Mamigonian; 3. A New Biography of the African Diaspora: The Life and Death of Marie-Joseph Angelique, Black Portuguese Slave Woman in New France, 1725-1734 - Afua Cooper; Section Two: Diaspora Interactions; 4. Envisioning an Antislavery War: African American Historical Constructions of the Haitian Revolution in the 1850's - Stephen Gilroy Hall; 5. Comparable or Connected? Afro-Diasporic Resistance in the U.S. and Brazil - Micol Seigel; 6. An African American "Mother of the Nation": Madie Hall Xuma in South Africa, 1940 - 1963 - Iris Berger; Section Three: The Black Presence in the Pacific; 7. The African Diaspora at the End of the World - Cassandra Pybus; 8. The Presence of Black Liberation in Okinawan Freedom: Transnational Moments, 1968-1972 - Yuichiro Onishi; Section Four: Race and Nation; 9. Becoming British by Beating "Black" America: National Identity & Race in the Molineaux-Cribb Prize Fights of 1810 and 1811 - Joel T. Helfrich; 10. "Colored Germans there will never be": Colonialism and Citizenship in Modern Germany - Fatima El-Tayeb; 11. Race, Color, and the Marxist Left in Pre-Duvalier Haiti - Matthew J. Smith; 12. "Considered Coloured or Honorary White": African Americans in South Africa - Dawne Y. Curry; Notes on Contributorsshow more

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