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The New African Diaspora in the United States

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Fast growing in population, African immigrants in the United States have become a significant force, to the point that the idea of a new African diaspora is now a reality. This thriving community has opened new arenas of scholarly discourse on Black Atlantic history beyond the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its legacies. This book investigates the complex dynamic forces that have shaped, and continue to shape, this new diaspora. In eleven original essays, the volume examines pertinent themes, such as: immigration, integration dilemmas, identity construction, brain drain, remittances, expanding African religious space, and how these dynamics impact and intersect with the African homeland. With contributors from both sides of the Atlantic that represent a diverse range of academic disciplines, this book offers a broad perspective on emerging themes in contemporary African diasporan experiences. The book will be of interest to scholars and students of African and African-American Studies, Sociology, and History.

Author Biography

Toyin Falola is the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair Professor in the Humanities and a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, US. Adebayo Oyebade is Professor of History at Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, US.
Release date Australia
October 12th, 2018
Contributors
Edited by Adebayo Oyebade Edited by Toyin Falola
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
11 Line drawings, black and white; 11 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
194
ISBN-13
9781138389861
Product ID
28247228

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