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African Presence in Black America - 04 edition

African Presence in Black America (ISBN10: 1592210783; ISBN13: 9781592210787)
ISBN13: 978-1592210787
ISBN10: 1592210783

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1592210770
ISBN10: 1592210775

Summary: It is generally accepted that Africa is the ''ancestral homeland'' of Black Americans. They came at different times, and most of them were brought against their will. Recent scholarship reveals that some Africans came before Columbus, while others came ''after the Mayflower'' as new immigrants in search of the American dream.However, the question of the extent to which African way of life was transplanted and preserved in the New World has been the subject of scholarly debate for man ...show morey years and two schools of thought have emerged. Some scholars contend that nothing existed in Africa that approached civilization and that there was therefore nothing for Africans to bring with them to the New World. They also argue that the severity of the plantation system and the acculturation processes of the slaves destroyed any Africanism in the New World. On the other hand, some scholars have insisted that the African cultural heritage can still be seen in many aspects of the American life and thought today.This volume revisits the debate by probing several questions including what aspects of the African way of life and value systems were transplanted and preserved in America, what the significance of African contributions is to American civilization, what role Africa played in the Black American struggle for freedom and equal justice, what aspects of the African cultural influence black identity in the black communities, and what the future of African impact is on American culture. The volume is divided into three major parts: Africa in African American life, African survivals in the black community, and lastly, Africanisms in the American Civil Rights Movement. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: African World Info Systems
Published: 04/28/2004
International: No



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