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An African Homeland?: African Institutions and Emigration in the 1780s and 1790s

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the rise of the African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia, one of the early churches to describe itself as “African”, and the progenitor of black Baptist churches in Canada, ... More


Everyday Commodities, the Rivers of Guinea, and the Atlantic World: The Beeswax Export Trade, c.1450–c.1800

MICHAEL W. TUCK

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter argues that it was the actions of many common people in West Africa that created the trade systems linking the Atlantic World and the Upper Guinea coast. On one hand, Africans of the ... More


Harlem’s Natural Soul”: Selling Black Beauty to the Diaspora in the Early 1960s

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter centers on Harlem in the early 1960s to demonstrate how young Black Nationalists helped make soul style cool for everyday black women. Focusing on the African Jazz Art Society (AJAS) and ... More


‘Doing good by wholesale’: women, gender, and politics in the family network of Thomas Fowell Buxton

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on a family network and considers how the various sites of political engagement — the ‘public’ sphere, the parochial realm, and the family — functioned together in the ... More


South African Society on the Eve of Apartheid

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

in Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the nature of South African society at the onset of the apartheid era and discusses the ways social and economic changes were affecting inequalities. It focuses on the relation ... More


Social Change and Income Inequality Under Apartheid

Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

in Class, Race, and Inequality in South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108927
eISBN:
9780300128758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108927.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the transformation of the South African society during the four decades of apartheid, focusing on the processes of class formation and the changing patterns of income ... More


An Imperial Laboratory: Scientific Societies, Geopolitics, and Territorial Acquisitions

in Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803463
eISBN:
9780226803487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803487.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter addresses the multifaceted preoccupations of geographical societies and the field expeditions they sponsored in tropical Africa, showing the longevity of concern for the development of ... More


The Emergence of White Opposition to African American Education

in Schooling Citizens: The Struggle for African American Education in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226542492
eISBN:
9780226542515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542515.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

On April 13, 1827, the African Improvement Society (AIS), a new association dedicated to elevating black people's “moral, intellectual, and religious condition,” was inaugurated in New Haven's North ... More


Henry Highland Garnet: Nationalism, Class Analysis, and Revolution

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

A major leader of blacks in the 19th century who has been underestimated, Henry Highland Garnet emerged from the precocious black student body at New York's African Free School to in time be hailed ... More


Conclusion: Toward Progressive Women's Communities

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how the progressive women's communities emerged during the Progressive Era. Galveston supplied an environment conducive to middle and upper-class women's advancement from ... More


The Ewe Question: Origins and Impact, 1945–1949

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The new post-war commitment of Colonial Offices in France and Britain to economic development and social welfare emerged alongside a growing African interest in political and constitutional change. ... More


The Crisis of the Nation: Contending Voices in Prophecy

Christopher Z. Hobson

in The Mount of Vision: African American Prophetic Tradition, 1800-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199895861
eISBN:
9780199980109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895861.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Prophetic thinkers disputed whether the nation could ever overcome its sin of oppression. These differences affected agendas for change and debates over emigration. The majority, reflecting ... More


African Vernacular Birding Traditions

Nancy J. Jacobs

in Birders of Africa: History of a Network

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300209617
eISBN:
9780300220803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209617.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter seeks to establish that birds were materially present in African societies, that they held robust meanings across regions, and that the status of the man who knew animals—including ... More


Black-History Activism and the Afro-American Heritage Association

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

in Black Public History in Chicago: Civil Rights Activism from World War II into the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041662
eISBN:
9780252050336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041662.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

The third chapter of this book shifts to address the question of nationalism and its historically contingent forms in urban America. This chapter specifically looks at how black nationalism in ... More


Is the Question the Answer? The Context and Consequences of an Educational Pattern

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies the role of questions in east European Jewish education. The importance attributed to question asking by children and students may appear to be a rather trivial aspect of ... More


Staging Faith: Religion and African American Theater from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Craig R. Prentiss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707951
eISBN:
9780814708408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707951.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the years between the Harlem Renaissance and World War II, African American playwrights gave birth to a vital black theater movement in the United States. It was a movement overwhelmingly ... More


Hobbes’s State of Nature and “Hard” Privativism

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter analyzes early modern visual and textual conventions that project New World and African societies into a precivil past. In diverse print and visual media, identifiable conventions, such ... More


Street Life under a Roof: Youth Homelessness in South Africa

Emily Margaretten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039607
eISBN:
9780252097690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039607.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

An exemplary ethnography of post-apartheid life: this book takes the reader to a place that few people know even exists—a self-run shelter for homeless young people in Durban. What emerges is a ... More


Mary Kingsley

Sarah LeFanu

in Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at Kingsley’s post-mortem legacy: most immediately how her concern for Boer POWS was translated by her friend Alice Stopford Green into an investigation of the dire conditions in ... More


Yards of Cotton Cloth and Pounds of Sugar: The Transatlantic Free-Produce Movement

Julie L. Holcomb

in Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801452086
eISBN:
9781501706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452086.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the rise of a transatlantic free-produce movement. Parliament's abolition of the apprenticeship system and the full emancipation of the British Empire's slaves in August 1838 ... More


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