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Africanisms in American culture / edited by Joseph E. Holloway.

Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1990.
Series:
Blacks in the diaspora
Blacks in the diaspora.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, [1], 249, [1] pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subjects:
African Americans
African Americans -- Social life and customs
United States -- Civilization -- African influences
Place of Publication:
United States Indiana Bloomington.
Contents:
Introduction / Joseph E. Holloway
The origins of African-American culture / Joseph E. Holloway
African elements in African-American English / Molefi Kete Asante
The case of voodoo in New Orleans / Jessie Gaston Mulira
Gullah attitudes toward life and death / Margaret Washington Creel
African religious retentions in Florida / Robert L. Hall
Sacrificial practices in Santeria, an African-Cuban religion in the United States / George Brandon
Kongo influences on African-American artistic culture / Robert Farris Thompson
Africanisms in African-American music / Portia K. Maultsby
Africanisms and the study of folklore / Beverly J. Robinson
The African heritage of white America / John Edward Philips.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1990
Contributor:
Holloway, Joseph E., editor.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
025332839X
OCLC:
20130577
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