The Resource Forging diaspora: : Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim Crow, Frank Andre Guridy, (ebook)

Forging diaspora: : Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim Crow, Frank Andre Guridy, (ebook)

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Forging diaspora: : Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim Crow
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Forging diaspora:
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Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim Crow
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Frank Andre Guridy
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eng
Summary
Cuba's geographic proximity to the United States and its centrality to U.S. imperial designs following the War of 1898 led to the creation of a unique relationship between Afro-descended populations in the two countries. In Forging Diaspora, Frank Andre Guridy shows that the cross-national relationships nurtured by Afro-Cubans and black Americans helped to shape the political strategies of both groups as they attempted to overcome a shared history of oppression and enslavement. Drawing on archival sources in both countries, Guridy traces four encounters between Afro-Cubans and African Americans. These hidden histories of cultural interaction--of Cuban students attending Booker T. Washington's Tuskegee Institute, the rise of Garveyism, the Havana-Harlem cultural connection during the Harlem Renaissance and Afro-Cubanism movement, and the creation of black travel networks during the Good Neighbor and early Cold War eras--illustrate the significance of cross-national linkages to the ways both Afro-descended populations negotiated the entangled processes of U.S. imperialism and racial discrimination. As a result of these relationships, argues Guridy, Afro-descended peoples in Cuba and the United States came to identify themselves as part of a transcultural African diaspora
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Midwest
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Guridy, Frank Andre
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305.896/073
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Envisioning Cuba
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • African diaspora
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Cuba
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adult
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Forging diaspora: : Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim Crow, Frank Andre Guridy, (ebook)
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9780807895979
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MWT11709916
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Forging diaspora: : Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a world of empire and Jim Crow, Frank Andre Guridy, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807895979
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11709916
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11709916
System control number
MWT11709916
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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