By Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette
Starting from the fifteenth century to the current, Africa and the Americas: tradition, Politics, and heritage 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 bargains 1000s of alphabetically geared up entries on African background, international locations, and peoples plus African-influenced facets of existence within the Americas. It additionally gains authoritative introductory essays on background, tradition and faith, demography, diplomacy, economics and exchange, and humanities and literature. In doing so, it lines the advanced 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 the most important problems with cultural retention and version which are necessary to our figuring out of the results of globalization.
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1799 Grenada is restored to Britain from the French. 1794 British forces invade St. Domingue to gain control of the French colony and reestablish slavery, two years into the slave rebellion that will give birth to the independent nation of Haiti in 1804. 1795 The Second Maroon War breaks out in Jamaica. The state of New York passes the Gradual Manumission Act, which frees those slaves born after July 4, 1799, once they reached the age of twentyeight (males) or twenty-five (females). 1800 On Grenada, French African planter Julien Fedon launches a fifteen-month rebellion against British rule, aided by an alliance of “free colored” and slaves.
English religious dissenters from Bermuda begin to colonize the Bahamas. 1655 England stakes its first claims to Dominica and St. Vincent. 1628 Anthony Hilton, fleeing from a murder plot on St. Kitts, establishes the first English settlement on Nevis. 1632 Antigua and Montserrat are settled by English adventurers. com ABC-CLIO An English expedition under William Penn and Robert Venables captures Jamaica and the Cayman Islands from the Spanish—a poor substitute for the intended targets of Hispaniola and Cuba.
E. B. Du Bois founds, with Monroe Trotter, John Hope, and others, the Niagara Movement, with a platform calling for universal suffrage and equality in economic opportunity, education, and legal status for African Americans. The movement is the precursor to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), formed in 1909. 1906 1909 1910 James Weldon Johnson’s Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man is published anonymously. 1913 Timothy Drew (Noble Drew Ali) launches an Islamic movement called the Moorish Science Temple.
Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History (Transatlantic Relations) volume 1, 2, and 3 by Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette