Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora in Indian Country

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Oktober 2006



Collection of essays that explore the complex cultures, identities, and politics that arise in the space where black and native experiences converge.


Contributors: Jennifer D. Brody, Tamara Buffalo, David A. Y. O. Chang, Robert Keith Collins, Roberta J. Hill, Sharon Patricia Holland, ku'ualoha ho'omnawanui, Deborah E. Kanter, Virginia Kennedy, Barbara Krauthamer, Tiffany M. McKinney, Melinda Micco, Tiya Miles, Celia E. Naylor, Eugene B. Redmond, Wendy S. Walters, Robert Warrior


Tiya Miles is Assistant Professor of American Culture, Afroamerican and African Studies, and Native American Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of "Ties that Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom."Sharon P. Holland is Associate Professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of "Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity," also published by Duke University Press.


"Tiya Miles and Sharon Patricia Holland have brought together precision history, evocative criticism, and wrenching memoir and fiction to offer a compelling picture of the meeting grounds where black and Indian lives intertwine. So much more than a decentering of whiteness, this collection truly opens up new and exciting terrain."--Philip J. Deloria, author of Indians in Unexpected Places "This collection is an important extension of a vital topic--historical and contemporary cultural and political relationships between Indian and African peoples--fully into the realm of African diaspora studies."--James F. Brooks, editor of Confounding the Color Line: The Indian-Black Experience in North America "Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds addresses an extremely important nexus in ethnic studies and cultural studies and demonstrates the indispensable contributions of relational and comparative study."--George Lipsitz, author of American Studies in a Moment of Danger
EAN: 9780822338123
ISBN: 0822338122
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2006
Seitenanzahl: 364 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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