E-books: African Diaspora

  • Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums: Black Skin, Black Masks book cover

    Misrepresenting Black Africa in U.S. Museums

    Black Skin, Black Masks, 1st Edition

    By P.A. Mullins

    This book is an examination of race, Black African objects, identity, museums at the turn of the 19th century in the U.S. via the history of the earliest collectors of Black African objects in the U.S.. Misrepresenting Black Africa in American Museums explores black identity as a changing, nuanced…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • A New Narrative for Africa: Voice and Agency book cover

    A New Narrative for Africa

    Voice and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Abiodun Alao

    This book examines the perception of Africa in the global system, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agent with a rising voice in the world. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book calls for a new political narrative…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations book cover

    Locating African European Studies

    Interventions, Intersections, Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felipe Espinoza Garrido, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, Mark U Stein

    Drawing on a rich lineage of anti-discriminatory scholarship, art, and activism, Locating African European Studies engages with contemporary and historical African European formations, positionalities, politics, and cultural productions in Europe. Locating African European Studies reflects on the…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • African Footballers in Europe: Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours book cover

    African Footballers in Europe

    Migration, Community, and Give Back Behaviours, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Yeboah Acheampong, Malek Bouhaouala, Michel Raspaud

    African Footballers in Europe traces the social and economic evolution of African football and examines the strategies and resources that players mobilise in their migrations, with a particular focus on ‘Give Back Behaviours’ (how players contribute to their countries or communities of origin). It…

    eBook – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Debating and Defining Borders: Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and the UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where…

    eBook – 2019-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Race and Afro-Brazilian Agency in Brazil book cover

    Race and Afro-Brazilian Agency in Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Tshombe Miles

    This book provides an insight into the Afro-Brazilian experience of racism in Brazil from the 19th Century to the present day, exploring people of African Ancestry’s responses to racism in the context of a society where racism was present in practice, though rarely explicit in law. Race and…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World: The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora book cover

    Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Robert Hanserd

    This book applies oral, archival and other interdisciplinary evidence from West Africa and the Americas to analyses of new world Maroons, slaves and free blacks, examining a "Gold Coast" entrepot of Akan, Ga, Guan and other peoples in an Atlantic era of non-linear, mutable intersection of contested…

    eBook – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature: Moving through the Margins book cover

    Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature

    Moving through the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Janelle Rodriques

    This book explores representations of Obeah – a name used in the English/Creole-speaking Caribbean to describe various African-derived, syncretic Caribbean religious practices – across a range of prose fictions published in the twentieth century by West Indian authors. In the Caribbean and its…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa book cover

    Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    The collective significance of the themes that are explored in Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa bridge the Atlantic and thereby provide insights into historical debates that address the ways in which parts of Africa fitted into the modern world that emerged in the Atlantic basin. The study…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora book cover

    Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Kalu, Toyin Falola

    Africa’s modern history is replete with different forms of encounters and conflicts. From the fifteenth century when millions of Africans were forcefully taken away as slaves during the infamous Atlantic slave trade; to the colonial conquests of the nineteenth century where European countries…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Displaced Mozambicans in Postcolonial Tanzania: Refugee Power, Mobility, Education, and Rural Development book cover

    Displaced Mozambicans in Postcolonial Tanzania

    Refugee Power, Mobility, Education, and Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Joanna T. Tague

    This book is the first study of displaced Mozambican men, women, and children—from refugees and asylum seekers to liberation leaders, students, and migrant workers—during the war for independence from Portugal (1964-1974). Throughout the war, two distinct communities of Mozambicans emerged. On…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa: Reframing the Somali Diaspora book cover

    Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa

    Reframing the Somali Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Adele Galipo

    Return migration has received growing levels of attention in both academic and policy circles in recent years, as the African diaspora's role in contributing to the development of their country of origin has become apparent. However, little is known about the lived experiences of those who come…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

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