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Published by Africana Press, State University of New York at Cortland, with the collaboration of/distributed by, Global Publications, Binghamton University, State University of New York at Binghamton in [Cortland, N.Y.], Binghamton, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Africa.,
  • Water hyacinth -- Ecology -- Victoria, Lake.,
  • Water hyacinth -- Ecology -- Kenya.,
  • Blacks -- Education -- South Africa.,
  • African Americans -- Education.,
  • College students -- New York (State) -- Cortland -- Attitudes.,
  • European Americans -- New York (State) -- Cortland -- Race identity.,
  • African American prisoners -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-.,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-.,
  • Africa -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- New York (State) -- Binghamton Region.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Seth N. Asumah and Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo.
    ContributionsAsumah, Seth Nii, 1954-, Anumonwo, Ibipo., State University of New York at Binghamton. Global Publications., State University College at Cortland. African American Studies Program., New York African Studies Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22422188M
    ISBN 101586840517
    OCLC/WorldCa61227499

    The first part of the book which is focused on slavery, identity politics and the African roots of the old Diaspora has four chapters which discuss such issues as the transnational context of the Atlantic slave trade linking the major continents of the world in its heyday, slave revolts exemplified by the Amistad rebellion of , the. Dr. Chérif Këita, Carleton College "Searching the Grey area of the South African Liberation History"; Dr. Haki Madhubuti, Third World Press "The Malcolm X Legacy: What It Means to Be Black and Literate in the 21st Century and the Importance of Art in the Maturation of All People" 4th Afternoon.


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Issues in Africa and the African Diaspora in the 21st Century Paperback – June 1, by Seth N. Asuman (Author)Author: Seth N. Asuman. Issues in Africa and the African diaspora in the 21st century This edition published in by Africana Press, State University of New York at Cortland, with the collaboration of/distributed by, Global Publications, Binghamton University, State University of New York at Binghamton in [Cortland, N.Y.].

Binghamton, N.Y., :   This book is an outgrowth of paper presentations during the New York African Studies Association (NYASA) Conference, which was hosted by the African American Studies program at the State University of New York at Cortland, New York in April Many excellent papers were presented at the conference around the theme of Africa and the African Diaspora in the New Millenium, hence the title of the book: Issues in Africa Author: Seth Nii Asumah, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, John K.

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