The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

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Author: Kwasi Konadu
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 324
Language: english
Year: 2010
ISBN 10: 0195390644
ISBN 13: 9780195390643
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

In his groundbreaking study of the Akan diaspora, Konadu demonstrates how this cultural group originating in West Africa both engaged in and went beyond the familiar diasporic themes of maroonage, resistance, and freedom. Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, the...