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African communities in Asia and the Mediterranean : identities between integration and conflict / edited by Ehud R. Toledano

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Author:
Toledano, Ehud R  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indian Ocean Region
Mediterranean Region
Date:
2011
Contents:
African diasporas in Asia and the Mediterranean : a methodological introduction -- "African diaspora" and "creolity" : confronting the two concepts and their references -- Female bondage and agency in the Indian Ocean world -- Diversity of experience and legacies of African slavery in the western Indian Ocean -- African cavalry guards : a place for the construction of memory, identity and ethnicity -- Jews in Siddi Janjira -- "Black face, white heart; long live the king" : the ambiguous identity of the African soldiers in the Dutch East Indies army -- Unauthorised voyagers across two oceans : Africans, Indians and Aborigines in Australia -- The stambali of Tunis : its origins and transculturation from a secret-possession cult to ethno-religious and national culture in HĚŁusaynid Tunisia -- Coping with trauma in a new world : cultural response of enslaved Africans in the Ottoman Empire -- Liberated bodies and saved souls : freed African slave girls and missionaries in Egypt -- The pupil of the eye : abolitionism, racial unity, and the iconography of enslaved Africans in Baha'i tradition -- "The Jewish rabbis have stopped protecting us, and the bad witches from home enter" : African migrant workers in Israel trapped between the extended family, money and witchcraft -- Construction of identity and integration of Turks of African descent
Topic:
Africans--History  Search this
Africans--Ethnic identity  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1048582