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Author Valdés, Vanessa K
Title Let Spirit Speak! : Cultural Journeys Through the African Diaspora
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2012
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Note Let Spirit Speak!: Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora -- Let Spirit Speak!: Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Invocation: Excerpts from Because When God is too Busy: Haiti, me, and The World -- Chapter 2: From Animal Skin to Oil Drum: African Agency Through the Steelband Movement -- Chapter 3: When the Past Becomes [the] Present: Remembering and Writing My Own Ancestral Past -- Chapter 4: Racismo en la Cuba contemporánea: documental RAZA (2008) -- Chapter 5: Los Ayudados: The Oral History of a Guapetón -- Chapter 6: Blackness, Music, and (National/Diasporic) Identity in the Colombian Caribbean -- Chapter 7: Ancestry, Art, and Commodity: María Magdalena Campos-Pons's My Mother Told Me I Am Chinese Series -- Chapter 8: A Prescription for Wholeness: Resisting the Discourse of Difficulty to Embrace the Challenge of Toni Cade Bambara's The Salt Eaters -- Chapter 9: Selections from Kohnjehr Woman -- Chapter 10: Poems -- Chapter 11: Caribbean Spaces, Transatlantic Spirit: Violence and Spiritual Reimaginings in the Caribbean -- Chapter 12: Poesía, mujer e identidad afro: La presencia femenina y el yo poético de Tambores en la noche -- Chapter 13: Alaridos de las Baldías: The Role of AfroColombian Poetry in the Creation of a Black Identity in Colombia -- Chapter 14: Anne Lescot's and Laurence Magloire's Des hommes et des dieux: Queering the Haitian Religious Experience -- Chapter 15: Beyond the Battlefield of Institutions: Everyday Abolition from the Antebellum South -- Chapter 16: La autobiografía de la artista en la nada clariceana -- Chapter 17: Where Do We Go from Here? A Call to Action -- Contributors -- Conference Program -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Valdés, Vanessa K. Let Spirit Speak! : Cultural Journeys Through the African Diaspora Albany : State University of New York Press,c2012 9781438442174
Subject African diaspora.;Manners and customs.;Group identity
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