My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
Author Halter, Marilyn, author.

Title African & American : West Africans in post-civil rights America / Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson.

Published New York : New York University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.8966073 HALT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 335 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Nation of nations : immigrant history as American history.
Nation of nations : immigrant history as American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-322) and index.
Contents Preface : griots from different shores -- Introduction : the newest African Americans? -- West Africa and West Africans : imagined communities in Africa and the diaspora -- Occupational detour : new paths to making a living -- Capturing a niche : the West African enclave economy -- Transnational ties/translocal connections : traversing nations, cities, and cultures -- More than black : resistance and rapprochement -- Young, gifted, and west african : transnational migrants growing up in America -- Conclusion : further into the twenty-first century.
Other author Johnson, Violet Showers, author.
Subject West Africans -- United States -- Social conditions.
West Africans -- United States -- Ethnic identity.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Africa, West -- Emigration and immigration.
Variant Title African and American.
ISBN 9780814760581 (cl : alk. paper)
0814760589 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814760703 (pb : alk. paper)
0814760708 (pb : alk. paper)