African Diaspora and the Disciplines

ISBN-10: 0253221919

ISBN-13: 9780253221919

Edition: 2010

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Focusing on the problems and conflicts of doing African diaspora research from various disciplinary perspectives, these essays situate, describe, and reflect on the current practice of diaspora scholarship. Tejumola Olaniyan, James H. Sweet, and the international group of contributors assembled here seek to fill significant gaps in how the diaspora is conceived and explore possibilities for the future of its study. With the aim of initiating interdisciplinary dialogues on the practice of African diaspora studies, they emphasize learning from new perspectives that take advantage of intersections between disciplines. Ultimately, they advocate a fuller sense of what it means to study the African diaspora in a truly global way.
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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 6/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

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