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Material Salvation: Healing, Deliverance, and “Breakthrough” in African Migrant Churches in Germany

Claudia Währisch-Oblau

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Migrants from West and Central Africa, mostly Ghana and Nigeria, arrived in Germany in the 1980s. Migrant pentecostal churches are missionary bridgeheads with evangelistic calling, or reverse ... More


Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Fiona Murphy and Mark Maguire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the past fifteen years, many thousands of people have passed through the Irish asylum system, especially migrants from Africa. Public debates in Ireland, in common with other EU Member States, ... More


Louis Armstrong and the Great Migration

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

in Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at how American music making has been formed by internal migration, particularly the Great Migration, focusing on Louis Armstrong, a jazz performer and one of the most celebrated ... More


From an Activist’ s Point of View: Experiencing Transnational Dynamics among African Migrant Communities in the UK

Ijeoma Ajibade

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This essay provides a practical illustration of how transnational dynamics are taking place within African migrant communities in the UK. It discusses the work of three community organisations from ... More


Wartime Shipyard

Erin Royston Battat

in Ain't Got No Home: America's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614021
eISBN:
9781469614045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614021.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter places African American writer Chester Himes's novel If He Hollers Let Him Go (1945) in the context of the crisis of unions and the fracturing of the Left in the 1940s. Himes depicts the ... More


Migrant Work Situations

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces a number of important themes, including reciprocity, day laboring, and illegal life in Italy. It then describes illegal immigration to Italy and the organization of the ... More


Migrating Subjectivities

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes the treatment of African migrants in the works of Calixthe Beyala. It examines the representation of Paris in the eyes of Beyala's migrant characters and explores the personal ... More


Got On My Traveling Shoes: Black Sacred Music and the Great Migration

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the role played by the Great Migration in the development of black sacred music in Chicago. Starting around 1916, thousands of black men, women, and children landed on Chicago's ... More


The Maghreb Connection: Libya and a Desert to Cross

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the lesser-known, though equally deadly, part of the migrant journey to Europe—the dangerous route across the Sahara Desert. The risky trip from Agadez in Niger, across the ... More


Migration to Haiti in the Context of Other Contemporary Migrations

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the migration to Haiti in the context of other contemporary migrations. Although organizations and sponsors called the migrants from the U.S. to Haiti “emigrants,” in some ... More


Push and Pull in Haitian Emigration

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines a range of social pressures that pushed African American individuals to leave everything they knew in America, and a variety of hopes that pulled them to settle in Haiti. The ... More


Conclusion

Hans Lucht

in Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the advances made by migrants in Italy. For the migrants who work in the Naples underground economy, it is a hard, risky life that offers certain possibilities and ... More


Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Ivor L. Miller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book shows how African migrants and their political fraternities played a formative role in the history of Cuba. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, no large kingdoms controlled ... More


Tasting Place, Sensing Race

Camille Bégin

in Taste of the Nation: The New Deal Search for America's Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040252
eISBN:
9780252098512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040252.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores food writing throughout the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) archive—American Guide Series, Folklore Project, Social-Ethnic Studies, Negro Studies Project, Feeding the City. This ... More


. Conclusions

Ivor L. Miller

in Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions, which showed how African migrants in colonial Cuba, through Abakuá, reorganized their homeland government and passed it onto their offspring in the ... More


Introduction

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book examines the development of gospel music in Chicago during its first five decades, from pioneers such as Thomas A. Dorsey and Sallie Martin to the start of the contemporary gospel era of ... More


Ageing and development in Argentina

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The study looks at the case of South Africa and pays particular attention to relationships between later life and race. The history of South Africa has been framed by issues of race and colonisation, ... More


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