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The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World : Blacks in the Diaspora - Toyin Falola

The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World

Blacks in the Diaspora

By: Toyin Falola (Editor), Matt D. Childs (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th April 2005
ISBN: 9780253217165
Number Of Pages: 472

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This innovative anthology focuses on the enslavement, middle passage, American experience, and return to Africa of a single cultural group, the Yoruba. Moving beyond descriptions of generic African experiences, this anthology will allow students to trace the experiences of one cultural group throughout the cycle of the slave experience in the Americas. The 19 essays, employing a variety of disciplinary perspectives, provide a detailed study of how the Yoruba were integrated into the Atlantic world through the slave trade and slavery, the transformations of Yoruba identities and culture, and the strategies for resistance employed by the Yoruba in the New World.

The contributors are Augustine H. Agwuele, Christine Ayorinde, Matt D. Childs, Gibril R. Cole, David Eltis, Toyin Falola, C. Magbaily Fyle, Rosalyn Howard, Robin Law, Babatunde Lawal, Russell Lohse, Paul E. Lovejoy, Beatriz G. Mamigonian, Robin Moore, Ann O'Hear, Luis Nicolau ParA(c)s, Michele Reid, Joao JosA(c) Reis, Kevin Roberts, and Mariza de Carvalho Soares.

Blacks in the Diaspora -- Claude A. Clegg III, editorDarlene Clark Hine, David Barry Gaspar, and John McCluskey, founding editors

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World: Methology and Researchp. 1
The Yoruba Homeland and Diaspora
The Diaspora of Yoruba Speakers, 1650-1865: Dimensions and Implicationsp. 17
The Yoruba Factor in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tradep. 40
The Enslavement of Yorubap. 56
The Yoruba Diaspora in the Americas
Nago and Mina: The Yoruba Diaspora in Brazilp. 77
The Yoruba in Cuba: Origins, Identities, and Transformationsp. 111
Africans in a Colony of Creoles: The Yoruba in Colonial Costa Ricap. 130
Yoruba in the British Caribbean: A Comparative Perspective on Trinidad and the Bahamasp. 157
The Influential Yoruba Past in Haitip. 177
The Cultural Foundations of the Yoruba Diaspora
The "Nagoization" Process in Bahian Candomblep. 185
Santeria in Cuba: Tradition and Transformationp. 209
From Gbe to Yoruba: Ethnic Change and the Mina Nation in Rio de Janeirop. 231
Yoruba Family, Gender, and Kinship Roles in New World Slaveryp. 248
Revolution and Religion: Yoruba Sacred Music in Socialist Cubap. 260
Reclaiming the Past: Yoruba Elements in African American Artsp. 291
"Yorubaisms" in African American "Speech" Patternsp. 325
The Return to Yorubaland
Yoruba Liberated Slaves Who Returned to West Africap. 349
The Yoruba Diaspora in Sierra Leone's Krio Societyp. 366
Liberated Slaves and Islam in Nineteenth-Century West Africap. 383
Bibliographyp. 405
Contributorsp. 447
Indexp. 451
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ISBN: 9780253217165
ISBN-10: 0253217164
Series: Blacks in the Diaspora
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 27th April 2005
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.68