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Gendering the African Diaspora: Women, Culture, and Historical Change in the Caribbean and Nigerian Hinterland (Blacks in the Diaspora)

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This volume builds on and extends current discussions of the construction of gendered identities and the networks through which men and women engage diaspora. It considers the movement of people and ideas between the Caribbean and the Nigerian hinterland. The contributions examine Africa in the Caribbean imaginary, the way in which gender ideologies inform Caribbean men's and women's theoretical or real-life engagement with the continent, and the interactions and experiences of Caribbean travelers in Africa and Europe. The contributions are linked as well through empire, discussing different parts of the British Empire and allowing for the comparative examination of colonial policies and practices.

About the Author

Judith A. Byfield is Associate Professor in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University and author of The Bluest Hands: A Social and Economic History of Women Dyers in Abeokuta (Nigeria), 1890-1940.

LaRay Denzer is Visiting Scholar in the Department of History at Santa Clara University. She is author (with Jane I. Guyer and Adigun A. B. Agbaje) of Money Struggles and City Life: Devaluation in Ibadan and Other Urban Centers in Southern Nigeria, 1986-1996.

Anthea Morrison is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (Jamaica).

Table of Contents

Preface

A Note on the Structure of the Volume

Introduction

Part 1. Africa in the Caribbean Imagination

1. Of Laughter and Kola Nuts; or, What Does Africa Have to Do with the African Diaspora? / Faith Lois Smith

2. From Africa to "The Islands": New World Voyages in the Fiction of Maryse Condé and Paule Marshall / Anthea Morrison

Part 2. Race, Gender, and Agency in the Shadow of Slavery

3. Mary Rose: "White" African Jamaican Woman? Race and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Jamaica / Linda L. Sturtz

4. Trading Places: Market Negotiations in Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands / Antonia MacDonald-Smythe

5. Blacks in the White Imagination: Race in the Investigation of Rape on Nineteenth-Century Emigrant Ships to the Colonial Caribbean / Verene A. Shepherd

6. Maria Jones of Africa, St. Vincent, and Trinidad / Brinsley Samaroo

7. Slavery, Marriage, and Gender Relations in Eastern Yorubaland, 1875<N>1920 / Olatunji Ojo

8. On Equal/Unequal Footing with Men: Diaspora Linkages and Issues of Gender and Education Policy in Barbados, 1875<N>1945 / Janice Mayers

Part 3. Building Diaspora in the Web of Empire

9. Amy Ashwood Garvey and the Nigerian Progress Union / Hakim Adi

10. "Crack Kernels, Crack Hitler": Export Production Drive and Igbo Women during the Second World War / Gloria Chuku

11. Intersections: Nigerian Episodes in the Careers of Three West Indian Women / LaRay Denzer

12. Immigrant Voices in Cyberspace: Spinning Continental and Diasporan Africans into the World Wide Web / Mojúb

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253221537
Author:
Byfield, Judith A.
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Editor:
Denzer, Laray
Editor:
Morrison, Anthea
Author:
Morrison, Anthea
Author:
Denzer, Laray
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
African diaspora
Subject:
Blacks -- Race identity.
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies - General
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Africa - General
Subject:
Black Studies (Global)
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
Africa; African American; African American Studies; African Studies; Anthropology; Caribbean; History; Latin America; South America; Women
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Blacks in the Diaspora
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 maps
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.9 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » Black Studies (Global)
History and Social Science » World History » Africa
History and Social Science » World History » Caribbean
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment

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