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Crosscurrents in the Black Atlantic, 1770-1965 : a brief history with documents / [edited by] David Northrup.

Contributor(s): Northrup, David, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bedford series in history and culture: Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martins, ©2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 183 pages : maps ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780312442446; 0312442440.Subject(s): African diaspora -- History -- Sources | Africans -- Migrations | Blacks -- Intellectual life | Africa -- Relations -- United States | United States -- Relations -- Africa | Africa -- Relations -- Europe | Europe -- Relations -- Africa | African diaspora | Africans -- Migrations | Blacks -- Intellectual life | International relations | Africa | Europe | United States | Migration | Kulturkontakt | Atlantischer Raum | Schwarze | Geschichte 1770-1965Genre/Form: History. | Sources.DDC classification: 303.48/273067 | 909/.0496 LOC classification: DT16.5 | .C76 2008
Contents:
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.
Summary: "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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 170-172) and index.

"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.

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.

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DAVID NORTHRUP (Ph.D, University of California, Los Angels) is professor of history at Boston College, where he teaches courses on the history of sub-Saharan Africa, international migrations, and world history. His research has dealt with pre-colonial Nigeria, early colonial Congo, the Atlantic slave trade, Asian and African indentured labor migration, and African encounters with Europe in the pre-colonial era. His publications include Africa's Discovery of Europe, 1450-1850 (2002), The Atlantic Slave Trade (2002), and Indentured Labor in the Age of Imperialism, 1834-1922 (1995). Professor Northrup served as president of the World History Association in 2004-2005.

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