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How the West Was One: The African Diaspora and the Re-Mapping of U.S. History

Robin D. G. Kelley

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uncovers a vision of African American history as an Atlantic story, and not simply an American one. It introduces and defines the term “diaspora,” and reveals that historians treat ... More


Resisting Paradise—An Introduction

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introductory chapter positions tourism as a neocolonial enterprise in which globalization and U.S. imperialism are implicated along with the history of slavery and colonialism. It argues that ... More


The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Ousmane Kane

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

As Senegal prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence from French colonial rule, academic and policy circles are engaged in a vigorous debate about its experience in nation building. An ... More


Who’s Your Daddy?: Queer Diasporic Framings of the Region

Gayatri Gopinath

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the interrelationships among queer studies, diaspora studies, and area studies, with particular emphasis on the possibilities for a comparative queer studies project that is ... More


Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Tanja Bueltmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Scots accounted for around a quarter of all UK-born immigrants to New Zealand between 1861 and 1945, but have only been accorded scant attention in New Zealand histories, specialist immigration ... More


Groundwork

Chandra D. Bhimull

in Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479843473
eISBN:
9781479800643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843473.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The first chapter establishes the overarching argument of the book. It explains why a sustained study of race in the advent of airborne mobility is important when trying to understand how airline ... More


Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Carol Fadda-Conrey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The last couple of decades have witnessed a flourishing of Arab-American literature across multiple genres. Yet, increased interest in this literature is ironically paralleled by a prevalent bias ... More


Conclusion

Robert Whitney and Graciela Chailloux Laffita

in Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900-1960

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049052
eISBN:
9780813046723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049052.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The concluding chapter that revisits the book’s central arguments and suggests possibilities for future research.


“The Summit of Civilization”: Nationalisms among the Arabic-Speaking Colonies in Latin America

Steven Hyland

in Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the various expressions of long-distance nationalism by Arabic-speaking émigrés residing in Latin America during the first half of the twentieth century. In particular, the ... More


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