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Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identity.

By: Falola, Toyin.
Contributor(s): Essien, Kwame.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge African Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (267 p.).ISBN: 9781135005191.Subject(s): Africa -- Emigration and immigration | African diaspora | Ethnicity -- Africa | Pan-AfricanismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and IdentityDDC classification: 320.54096 LOC classification: DT31 .P317 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Historicizing Pan-Africanism and the Contradictions; 1 Pan-African Theory's Impact on the Development of Afrocentric Education in Jamaica; 2 ""Africa, the Land of Our Fathers"": The Emigration of Charlestonians to Liberia in the Nineteenth Century; 3 Liberia After Creation: Whither the Pan-Africanist Dream?; 4 Pan-Africanism and Slave Rebellions: The Interconnections; PART II Pan-African Citizenship, Identity, and Entitlements: The Place of Pan-Africanism in Reverse Diaspora Migrations
5 The Global Implications of Pan-Africanism and the Establishment of ""New Communities"" in Africa: The Case of Victoria in Southwest Cameroon6 ""Performance"" in Transatlantic Communities in Africa: The Case of Brazilian-Africans and American-Africans in Ghana; 7 Mobilizing the African Diaspora for Development: The Politics of Dual Citizenship in Ghana; 8 Citizens and Strangers in the Virgin Forest Together?: Migrations and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Oral Histories of the Sefwi Debiso Community of Western Ghana
PART III Re-Evaluating Pan-Africanism, the Challenges in the Past, and the Way Forward9 Nationality and the Pan-African State; 10 Critical Departures in the Practice of Pan-Africanism in the New Millennium; 11 Pan-Africanism and the Place of Africa in Contemporary World Power Politics; 12 The Spirit of Pan-Africanism and Nationalist Consciousness: The Way Forward in the 21st Century; 13 Pan-Africanism in World Politics: The Geopolitics of the Pan-African Movement, 1900-2000; Contributions; Index
Summary: There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It offers an ""academic post-mortem"" that seeks to gauge the extent to which Pan-Africanism overlaps with the study of the African Diaspora and reverse migrations; how Diaspora studies has penetrated various disciplines while Pan-Africanism is located on the periphery of the field. The book argues that the gradual shift from Pan-African discourses has created a new pathway for engaging Pa
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Historicizing Pan-Africanism and the Contradictions; 1 Pan-African Theory's Impact on the Development of Afrocentric Education in Jamaica; 2 ""Africa, the Land of Our Fathers"": The Emigration of Charlestonians to Liberia in the Nineteenth Century; 3 Liberia After Creation: Whither the Pan-Africanist Dream?; 4 Pan-Africanism and Slave Rebellions: The Interconnections; PART II Pan-African Citizenship, Identity, and Entitlements: The Place of Pan-Africanism in Reverse Diaspora Migrations

5 The Global Implications of Pan-Africanism and the Establishment of ""New Communities"" in Africa: The Case of Victoria in Southwest Cameroon6 ""Performance"" in Transatlantic Communities in Africa: The Case of Brazilian-Africans and American-Africans in Ghana; 7 Mobilizing the African Diaspora for Development: The Politics of Dual Citizenship in Ghana; 8 Citizens and Strangers in the Virgin Forest Together?: Migrations and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Oral Histories of the Sefwi Debiso Community of Western Ghana

PART III Re-Evaluating Pan-Africanism, the Challenges in the Past, and the Way Forward9 Nationality and the Pan-African State; 10 Critical Departures in the Practice of Pan-Africanism in the New Millennium; 11 Pan-Africanism and the Place of Africa in Contemporary World Power Politics; 12 The Spirit of Pan-Africanism and Nationalist Consciousness: The Way Forward in the 21st Century; 13 Pan-Africanism in World Politics: The Geopolitics of the Pan-African Movement, 1900-2000; Contributions; Index

There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It offers an ""academic post-mortem"" that seeks to gauge the extent to which Pan-Africanism overlaps with the study of the African Diaspora and reverse migrations; how Diaspora studies has penetrated various disciplines while Pan-Africanism is located on the periphery of the field. The book argues that the gradual shift from Pan-African discourses has created a new pathway for engaging Pa

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<p>Toyin Falola is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin.</p> <p>Kwame Essien is an Assistant Professor of History at the Department of History and Africana Studies at Lehigh University, Bethlehem-PA.</p>

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