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330: African and African American Linkages
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This bibliography is not comprehensive. It is a tiny fraction of the thousands of books and articles that have been written on this subject, but you will find useful titles to lead you on to further interesting topics.

THE AFRICAN ORIGINS OF THE DIASPORA

George E. Brooks, Eurafricans in Western Africa (2003)

Michael A. Gomez, Exchanging Our Country Marks (1998)

James H. Sweet, Recreating Africa: Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770

Thompson, Robert Farris, Flash of the Spirit

THE SLAVE TRADE, SLAVERY, AND THE MAKING OF THE DIASPORA

Graham W. Irwin. Africans Abroad: A Documentary History of the Black Diaspora in Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean During the Age of Slavery

Sidney Kaplan, The Black Presence in the Age of the American Revolution, 1770-1800. (1973)

Kenneth Kiple and Virginia H. King, Another Dimension to the Black Diaspora: Diet, Disease, and Racism. (1981)

Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings

Thomas, Hugh. The Slave Trade. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Herman Viola and Carolyn Margolis, Seeds of Change: Five Hundred Years Since Columbus. Smithsonian Press, 1991.

AFRICAN-AMERICANS ABROAD

Blackett, R. J. M. Building an Antislavery Wall: Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement, 1830-1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.

Bolster, Jeffrey. Black Jacks

Collum, Danny Duncan, ed., and Victor A. Berch, researcher. African Americans in the Spanish Civil War: "This Ain't Ethiopia, But It'll Do". Boston: G. K. Hall, 1992.

Fabre, Michael J., ed. From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France, 1840- 1980. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991.

McClellan, Woodford, "Africans and Black Americans in the Comintern Schools, 1925-1934." International Journal of African Historical Studies 26, no. 2 (1993): 371-390.

Smith, Graham. When Jim Crow Met John Bull: Black American Soldiers in World War II Britain. London: Tauris, 1987.

Yates, James. Mississippi to Madrid: Memoir of a Black American in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Washington: Open Hand, 1988.

EMIGRATION, COLONIZATION AND RESETLLEMENT

Delany, Martin, and Campbell, Robert. Search for a Place: Black Separatism and Africa, 1860.

Harris, Sheldon H., Paul Cuffe, Black America, and the African Return.

Holly, James T. and Harris, J. Dennis, Black Separatism and the Caribbean, 1860

Lynch, Hollis R. William Edward Blyden. Oxford University Press, 1971.

Miller, Floyd. The Search for a Black Nationality: Black Colonization and Emigration, 1787-1863

Moses, Wilson, J., The Golden Age of Black Nationalism, 1850-1925

P. J. Staudenraus, The African Colonization Movement, 1816-1865

Sterling Stuckey, The Ideological Origins of Black Nationalism

IMPERIALISM

Clarke, John Henrik. "African Americans and the Berlin Conference." TransAfrica Forum 3, no. 1 (1985): 61-69.

Gatewood, Willard, Black Americans and the White Man's Burden

James, Winston. Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth Century America (Verso, 1998)

Little, Lawrence. Disciples of Liberty: The African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Age of Imperialism, 1884-1916 (University of Tennessee Press, 2000)

Plummer, Brenda Gayle. "'The Afro-American Response to the Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934." Phylon 43 (1982).

Scott, William R. "Black Nationalism and the Italo-Ethiopian Conflict, 1934-1936." Journal of Negro History 63 (1978)

Wright, Richard. The Color Curtain (1956)

BLACKS IN EUROPE [click on link]

GARVEYISM, ETHIOPIANISM, AND THE DIASPORA

Barbara Bair, "True Women: Real Men: Gender, Ideology, and Social Roles in the Garvey Movement," in Dorothy O. Helly and Susan M. Reverby, Gendered Domains: Rethinking Public and Private in Women's History

J. Mutero Chrinje, Ethiopianism and Afro-Americans in Southern Africa, 1883-1916 (Baton Rouge: LSU, 1987)

Robert Hill, ed., The Marcus Garvey and UNIA Papers (University of California, ongoing multi-volume series)

Kenneth King, Pan-Africanism and Education

Theodore J. Vincent, Black Power and the Garvey Movement (Ramparts, 1972)

CULTURAL INTERACTIONS AFTER 1945

Campbell, James. Paris Interzone: Richard Wright, Lolita, Boris Vian, and Others on the Left Bank, 1946-60. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1995.

Dunbar, Ernest. Black Expatriates: A Study of American Negroes in Exile. Dutton, 1968.

Stovall, Tyler, Paris Noir

THE DIASPORA IN THE ARTS AND LANGUAGE

Dillard, J. L. Black English

Ferris, William. Afro-American Folk Arts and Crafts (1983)

Floyd, Samuel A., Jr., 1995, The Power of Black Music: Interpreting its History from Africa to the United States. Oxford University Press: New York.

Holloway, Joseph E. Africanisms in American Culture.

Vlach, John M. The Afro-American Tradition in Decorative Arts

WOMEN AND THE DIASPORA

Maya Angelou, The Heart of a Woman (New York: Random House, 1981)

Barbara Bair, "True Women: Real Men: Gender, Ideology, and Social Roles in the Garvey Movement," in Dorothy O. Helly and Susan M. Reverby, Gendered Domains: Rethinking Public and Private in Women's History

Boxer, C. L., Women in Iberian Expansion Overseas, 1415-1815 (chapter 1)

Robertson, Claire C., and Klein, Martin A., Women and Slavery in Africa, chapters 15 and 16.

Seacole, Mary. Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands (1857)

Rosalyn Terborg-Penn and Andrea Benton Rushing,Women in Africa and the African Diaspora: A Reader

RELIGIONS IN THE DIASPORA

Bastide, Roger. The African Religions of Brazil. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1978.

Bellegarde-Smith, Patrick, ed. "Traditional Spirituality in the African Diaspora." Journal of Caribbean Studies. vol. 9 no. 2 (Spring 1993).

Berry, Jason. The Spirit of Black Hawk: a Mystery of Africans and Indians (1995)

Brandon, George, ed. Santeria from Africa to the New World. Indiana University Press, 1993.

Brown, Karen McCarthy. Mama Lola. A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

Davis, Wade. Passage of Darkness. The Ethnobiology of the Haitian Zombi. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

Deren, Maya. Divine Horsemen. The Living Gods of Haiti. New Press, 1988.

Pitts, Walter F. Jr., Old Ship of Zion: The Afro-Baptist Ritual in the African Diaspora (1993)

Richard Brent Turner, Islam in the African American Experience


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