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The New African Diaspora in North America

Trends, Community Building, and Adaptation

by Konadu-Agyemang Kwadwo

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • Human Geography,
  • Theater - General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913589M
    ISBN 100739111515
    ISBN 109780739111512

      This book systematically documents the experiences of Ghanaian communities in North America as a case study of the new African migration. The rapid increase in the number of Ghanaians lawfully admitted as permanent residents since offers an opportunity to investigate their immigrant journeys, their membership in the larger society and the expression Cited by: Offers important new perspectives on the African diaspora in North America. Drawing on the work of social scientists from geographic, historical, sociological, and political science perspectives, this volume offers new perspectives on the African diaspora in the United States and Canada.

    Patrick Manning refuses to divide the African diaspora into the experiences of separate regions and nations. Instead, he follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, Asia, and the Americas.   Patrick Manning refuses to divide the African diaspora into the experiences of separate regions and nations. Instead, he follows the multiple routes that brought Africans and people of African descent into contact with one another and with Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

    - Over a period of four centuries, millions of West Africans were transported to North America and the Caribbean Islands in the Atlantic Slave trade. The African Diaspora is the result of how Africans, though separated from their roots of their homeland and scattered about in a new land, managed to retain their traditions and reform their identities pins. The African Diaspora refers to tales of how Africans, although dispersed, managed to keep hold of their cultures, traditions and ways as they reform in identities conforming to a new world. For a period longer than four centuries, about four million Africans were captured, taken away from their homes and shipped to the Caribbean Islands and.


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