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Black Resistance Movements in the United States and Africa, 1800-1993

Oppression and Retaliation. African Studies Vol 38

Edited by Felton O'Neal Best
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Published: 30th Jun 1995
Dimensions: w 165mm h 240mm d 25mm
Weight: 658g
ISBN-10: 0773490531
ISBN-13: 9780773490536
Barcode No: 9780773490536
Synopsis
This collection of essays focuses on black resistance patterns in literature, humour, art, cinema, history, and science, from the antebellum South to contemporary Brooklyn. Essays include: Elderly Female Slaves of the Antebellum South: Stabilizers and Resisters; Throwing Off the Slaveholder: Free Black Ohioans and the Civil War; Resistance to European Conquest of Africa; "Ode to Ethiopia": Challenging the Color Line Through Alliance Building, Yet Preserving the Soul, the Early Resistance Strategy of Paul Laurence Dunbar; Causes of the Atlanta Riot of 1906; The Protest Against "Insult": Black Soldiers, World War II, and the "War" for "Democracy" at Home; Ambivalent Allies: African Americans and American Jews After World War II; Malcolm X, David Walker and William Lloyd Garrison: Gaining Freedom "By Any Means Necessary"; Resisting European Christianity: The Rise of Black Holiness-Pentecostal Culture in Brooklyn; African-American Humor: Resistance and Retaliation; Completing the Picture: African Americans and Independent Cinema: An Urban Genre Case Study.

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