By Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette
Starting from the fifteenth century to the current, Africa and the Americas: tradition, Politics, and background explores the numerous 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 deals thousands of alphabetically equipped entries on African heritage, international locations, and peoples plus African-influenced elements of existence within the Americas. It additionally positive aspects authoritative introductory essays on historical past, tradition and faith, demography, diplomacy, economics and exchange, and humanities and literature. In doing so, it strains the advanced and non-stop flow of peoples of African descent to the West, the mechanics and lingering results of colonialism and the slave alternate, and the the most important problems with cultural retention and version which are necessary to our knowing of the results of globalization.
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