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The Education of Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Adam Ewing

in The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter contends that the education of Marcus Garvey was both grounded in the decades-old discourse of global pan-Africanism and shaped by the ferment of his era. His youthful experiences and ... More


Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century By Theodor Michael

Theodor Michael

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383117
eISBN:
9781786944283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383117.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first English translation of an important document in the history of the black presence in Germany and Europe: the autobiography of Theodor Michael. Theodor Michael is the last surviving ... More


Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Black Leadership in America

Alvin B. Jr. Tillery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448973
eISBN:
9780801461019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448973.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book considers the history of political engagement with Africa on the part of African Americans, beginning with the birth of Paul Cuffe's back-to-Africa movement in the Federal Period to the ... More


What Can And Can’t Be Said: Beyond Civil Rights

Dell Upton

in What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the African American History Monument in South Carolina as an epitome of the parameters of what can and cannot be said. It begins with an overview of monuments in the South ... More


The African Regional Architecture and Human Rights

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199218585
eISBN:
9780191696107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218585.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with a discussion of pan-Africanism. It details the anti-colonial struggle and post-colonial statehood resulting from the struggle's eventual success, and how colonial borders ... More


Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity

Tsitsi Ella Jaji

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199936373
eISBN:
9780199346455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book analyzes how Africans have engaged with African American music and its representations in the long twentieth century (1890–2011) to offer a new cultural history that attests to ... More


“He Dreamed of Africa”: Kinship, Class, and Peoplehood

Kendra Taira Field

in Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race, and Nation after the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300180527
eISBN:
9780300182286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180527.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 traces the migratory life of Alexander “Elic” Davis, the African-American farmer and preacher who led his cousin, Monroe Coleman, to Indian Territory. Davis’s life illuminates the ... More


They are Orientals and Love the East: Locating Muslims in the Racial Hierarchies of Detroit, 1922–1930

Sally Howell

in Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199372003
eISBN:
9780199389285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372003.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter considers how American understandings of race, especially as tied directly to citizenship rights in the 1920s, influenced the prospects of different Muslim populations in Detroit. ... More


Stereomodernism: Amplifying the Black Atlantic

Tsitsi Ella Jaji

in Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music, and Pan-African Solidarity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199936373
eISBN:
9780199346455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936373.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter outlines the three key theoretical concerns of the book—solidarity, modernism and media. Regarding solidarity, the chapter argues for the value of leisure practices such as music as ... More


Our Friends Today: Algeria Joins the Third World

Jeffrey James Byrne

in Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199899142
eISBN:
9780190498979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899142.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter shows how the FLN became an active force in Third World politics in the second half of the Algerian War. Escaping the confines of the Maghrib, it blurred the lines between transnational ... More


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