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Africa and its diasporas : rethinking struggles for recognition and empowerment / edited by Behnaz A. Mirzai and Bonny Ibhawoh.

Publication:
Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 250 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
African diaspora -- Congresses.
African diaspora -- Race identity -- Congresses.
African diaspora -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
African diaspora.
Form/Genre:
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents:
Introduction / Behnaz A. Mirzai and Bonny Ibhawoh
From Bilal to Barack : what are the implications for recognition, empowerment and equity in the African diaspora? / Edward A. Alpers
"Where the path break :" divergent diasporas and Black emancipation / O.B. Oduntan
"Resilient but disempowered : representations of African pearl divers in contemporary heritage discourses versus early twentieth-century manumission records in the UAE" / John Thabiti Willis
Tracing Baluch identity in Zanzibar / Amirbahram Arabahmadi
UNESCO slave route project : a reparative vehicle of historical truth-telling about transatlantic slavery? / David Wilkins
Debating the place of African Americans in California, 1850-1870 / Dana Elizabeth Weiner
Nationalists and dissidents : African anti-colonialism and the making of universal human rights / Bonny Ibhawoh
Labor in the context of immigration : a new form of slavery? Reading two contemporary Nigerian novels / Fouad Mami
Empowering the nation : education and self-reliance in Julius Nyerere's political thought / Adebisi Alade
Gender-based violence and the problem of modern-day slavery within the sex trade / Dolana Mogadime.
Notes:
"Most of the essays compiled in this volume were presented at a conference held at Brock University in St. Catharines, Canada in 2014" -- page [xi].
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mirzai, Behnaz A., editor.
Ibhawoh, Bonny, editor.
ISBN:
9781569026120
1569026122
9781569026137
1569026130
OCLC:
1052902426
Publisher Number:
99978306669
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