Crosscurrents in the Black Atlantic, 1770-1965 : a brief history with documents / [edited by] David Northrup. - 1st ed. - Boston : Bedford/St. Martins, ©2008. - xv, 183 pages : maps ; 21 cm. - Bedford series in history and culture . - Bedford series in history and culture. .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-172) and index.

1. Seeking New Homes in Europe and Africa, 1773-1859 -- 1. On Being Brought from Africa to America, 1773 / Phillis Wheatley -- 2. Going Back to Africa as a Missionary or Settler, 1779 and 1786 / Olaudah Equiano -- 3. An Account of the First Black Emigration from Britain to Sierra Leone, 1787 / Ottobah Cugoano -- 4. A Black Loyalist Petitions for a Better Place of Settlement, 1790 / Thomas Peters -- 5. Visits to the Russian Court in St. Petersburg and to Jamaica, 1824 and 1840 / Nancy Gardner Prince -- 6. A Black Man in England Reflects on Racist America, 1846 / Frederick Douglass -- 7. American Colonization Society, Annual Report, 1850 -- 8. Changing Views of the Wisdom of African American Emigration, 1859 / Martin R. Delany -- 2. Missions to Redeem Africa, 1853-1891 -- 9. Hope for Africa, 1853 / Alexander Crummell -- 10. An Appeal for Black Emigration to Liberia, 1887 / Edward Wilmot Blyden -- 11. An African American Bishop's Views of the Evangelization of Africa, 1891 / Henry McNeal Turner -- 12. An African Bishop Directs Christian Evangelization in Africa, 1869 / Samuel Ajayi Crowther -- 13. A Report on the Congo Free State to President Benjamin Harrison, 1890 / George Washington Williams 3. The Quest for Unity, Liberation, and Advancement, 1897-1958 -- 14. A Plan for African and African American Cooperation, 1897 / Joseph Booth and John Chilembwe -- 15. An African Appeal for African American Help, 1901 / Pambani Jeremiah Mzimba -- 16. A Critical Assessment of Booker T. Washington, 1901 / W. E. B. Du Bois -- 17. An African Lawyer Urges Black South Africans to Unite, 1911 / Pixley ka Isaka Seme -- 18. Speech in Philadelphia, 1919 / Marcus Garvey -- 19. Declaration of the Rights of the Negro People of the World, 1920 / Universal Negro Improvement Association -- 20. The West Indian Contribution to Pan-Africanism, 1921-1959 / C. L. R. James -- 21. Pan-Africanism and African Nationalism, 1937-1958 / Kwame Nkrumah -- 4. Black Cultural Unity and Global Agendas, 1904-1966 -- 22. An Appeal to the League of Nations, 1936 / Haile Selassie I -- 23. Peace and a Better Life for All Men, 1950 / Ralph J. Bunche -- 24. An Assessment of African and African American Music, 1904 / Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Booker T. Washington -- 25. An African American Appreciation of African Music, 1935 / Paul Robeson -- 26. What Is Africa to Me?, 1940 and 1923 / W. E. B. Du Bois -- 27. French West Indian Perspectives on Black Cultural Connections, 1953 / Aimé Césaire -- 28. A Defense of Négritude, 1966 / Léopold Sédar Senghor -- 5. Transatlantic Voyagers, 1914-1963 -- 29. A Gold Coast African in America, 1914 / James E. Kwegyir Aggrey -- 30. A Nigerian in America, 1925-1933 / Nnamdi Azikiwe -- 31. A Sierra Leonean in America, 1936, 1945-1951 / Constance Horton Cummings-John -- 32. We Go to Africa, 1936 / Eslanda Goode Robeson -- 33. An African American in Africa, 1953 / Era Bell Thompson -- 34. An African American in Ghana, 1963 / Maya Angelou.

"This volume is a text for primary source documents of the African experience within the defined historical period. The book places the experience of Africans on the continent as well as throughout the black Atlantic into a context that illustrates a flow and continuation of thought and struggle into the twentieth century"--Back cover.

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Geschichte 1770-1965


African diaspora--History--Sources.
Africans--Migrations.
Blacks--Intellectual life.
African diaspora.
Africans--Migrations.
Blacks--Intellectual life.
International relations.
Migration
Kulturkontakt


Africa--Relations--United States.
United States--Relations--Africa.
Africa--Relations--Europe.
Europe--Relations--Africa.
Africa.
Europe.
United States.
Atlantischer Raum
Schwarze.


History.
Sources.

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