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In this timely volume, editor Janice D Hamlet has chosen essays which illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. The book examines: Afrocentric ideology and methodology; Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication; the Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic, with an examination of language, literature, oral tradition, movies and television; and the future of Afrocentric visions.

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Afrocentricityuthe placement of African values and ideals at the center of the discussion surrounding African culture, discourse, and behavioruis an important framework that has emerged over the past decade. In this timely volume, editor Janice D. Hamlet has chosen essays that illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. In Part I, the basics of Afrocentric ideology and methodology are examined. Part II focuses on Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication. The Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic is covered in Part III, with an examination of language, literature, oral tradition, movies, and television. Part IV provides a glimpse into the future of Afrocentric visions.

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ISBN:
9780761908111
Editor:
Hamlet, Janice D.
Other:
Hamlet, Janice D.
Other:
Hamlet, Janice D.
Editor:
Hamlet, Janice D.
Author:
Hamlet, Janice D.
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Inc
Location:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afrocentrism
Subject:
Afro-americans in mass media
Subject:
African American arts
Subject:
African Americans in mass media
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
African Americans--Race identity
Subject:
African Americans - Communication
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.88x5.96x.72 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Afrocentricityuthe placement of African values and ideals at the center of the discussion surrounding African culture, discourse, and behavioruis an important framework that has emerged over the past decade. In this timely volume, editor Janice D. Hamlet has chosen essays that illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. In Part I, the basics of Afrocentric ideology and methodology are examined. Part II focuses on Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication. The Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic is covered in Part III, with an examination of language, literature, oral tradition, movies, and television. Part IV provides a glimpse into the future of Afrocentric visions.
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