Continuing Perspectives on the Black Diaspora (Revised Edition)

Continuing Perspectives on the Black Diaspora (Revised Edition)

By: Calvin B. Holder (author), Aubrey W. Bonnett (author)Paperback

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This volume investigates the often-overlooked African presence in Asia, determining how many of these diasporic populations fared in the context of political independence, globalization / economic marginalization, and the presence of ethnic conflict and institutional racism, even with positive class formations and declining significance of race in other geographical areas.

About Author

Aubrey W. Bonnett is professor of American studies and co-coordinator of the African-American studies program at SUNY College, Old Westbury. He has received numerous awards in New York, California, and Maryland for furthering educational achievement among the racially disadvantaged. Calvin B. Holder, Ph.D. (Harvard), is a professor of history, former history department chair, and director of the African American Studies program at the College of Staten Island/CUNY.

Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgements Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 PART I: An Examination of Europe and Asia Chapter 5 The African Presence in Asia, with Special Reference to India Chapter 6 Race, Ethnicity, and Development in the Atlantic World in the New Century Chapter 7 PART II: An Examination of the Caribbean Chapter 8 3. From Independence to the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges Facing the Commonwealth Caribbean Societies Chapter 9 4. Being Caribbean: Writing de Caribbean and its Diaspora in the Twenty-First Century Chapter 10 PART III: An Examination of North America - Canada/U.S.A. Chapter 11 On the Record: The Testimony of Canada's Black Pioneers Chapter 12 Race, Racism, and Manifestations of Inequality in Canadian Society Chapter 13 African-Americans and African-West Indians Relations in New York City, 1900-1952: Conflict, Reconciliation, and Cooperation Chapter 14 PART IV: Some Cultural Aspects of the Diaspora Chapter 15 The Notion of Realness in the Success of Tupac Shakur and Bob Marley Chapter 16 "What Happens in Haiti Has Repercussions Which Far Transcend Haiti Itself": Walter White, Haiti, and the Public Relations Campaign, 1947-1955 Chapter 17 PART V: Institutional Impacts and Adaptations in the Diaspora Chapter 18 Media and the Diaspora Chapter 19 The West Indian Diaspora to the U.S.A: Remittancesand Development of the Homeland Chapter 20 Notes on Contributors Chapter 21 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761846628
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780761846628
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 076184662X
  • edition: Revised Edition

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