New PDF release: Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

By Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette

ISBN-10: 1851094415

ISBN-13: 9781851094417

Starting from the fifteenth century to the current, Africa and the Americas: tradition, Politics, and historical past explores the various methods Africa and African peoples have formed the cultural lifetime of the Americas—and how, in flip, lifestyles within the Americas reverberates in Africa.This groundbreaking three-volume encyclopedia bargains thousands of alphabetically prepared entries on African historical past, international locations, and peoples plus African-influenced features of existence within the Americas. It additionally positive aspects authoritative introductory essays on background, tradition and faith, demography, diplomacy, economics and exchange, and humanities and literature. In doing so, it lines the complicated and non-stop circulation of peoples of African descent to the West, the mechanics and lingering results of colonialism and the slave exchange, and the an important problems with cultural retention and model which are necessary to our realizing of the results of globalization.

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Com Britain and Argentina renew the RocaRunciman Treaty. Italy occupies Ethiopia, 1936–1941. 1937 Wali Akram establishes the First Cleveland Mosque, the only orthodox mosque in America to be run entirely by indigenous Muslim converts. Around the same time, he develops the Moslem Ten-Year Plan, a proposal to address the economic and educational needs of African American Muslims in the midst of the Great Depression. 1938 Trinidadian C. L. R. James publishes The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution, a historical study locating the Haitian Revolution in the tradition of the Wallace Fard founds the Lost-Found Nation of Islam in Detroit, Michigan.

The militia shoots seven blacks. The crowd responds by killing eighteen guards. Black Jamaicans write letters and petitions defending their actions and calling for the eradication of injustice; the British governor decrees the execution of nearly 500 innocent black Jamaicans. 1867 The British-built Ferrocarril Mexicano railway is completed, linking Mexico City and Veracruz. 1876 King Leopold II of Belgium creates an international holding company, L’Association International Africaine, with the objectives of exploration and discovery of resources in the African continent and the mission to “civilize” African populations.

1830 A Royal Navy squadron blockades the port of Callao near Lima, Peru, in order to enforce British trade rights. 1831 The former Dutch colonies of Berbice, Demerara, and Essequibo are consolidated into British Guiana. Colonial authorities establish the British Windward Islands Administration, comprised of Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and the Grenadines. Rejecting Argentina’s claims to the Falkland Islands after Spanish withdrawal, Britain reclaims the islands as a crown colony and British naval forces arrive to protect the seal fisheries located there.

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