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Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... I African Worlds, African Voices Determining when South African history “began” has long been a contro- versial subject in the country’s public culture. Until about fifty years ago, nearly all white South Africans rejected the idea...
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374961-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7496-1
Published: 10 April 1987
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382973
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8297-3
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Repeal the Pass Laws! ANC Women’s League and the Federation of South African Women One of the main goals of apartheid was to control the movement of Africans into urban areas, which the state had long considered to be fundamentally white space. Apartheid’s social engineers took this to...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Women’s Charter Federation of South African Women Throughout the twentieth century, women actively protested unfair burdens im- posed by the state, and they also sought improved economic conditions. In 1913 Afri- can women in Bloemfontein demonstrated against an early attempt there to...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... AFRICAN AMERICAN CATHOLICS The First African American Catholic Congress, 1889 The federal census for 1890 reported approximately one hundred thousand African American Catholics. A year earlier-in January 1889...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
...FROM THE GREAT MIGRATION TO WORLD WAR II AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL COUNCIL OF BISHOPS Address on the Great Migration The Great Migration of the World War I era changed America's religious...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...An African Woman at the Cape: Krotoa (c. 1642–74) Julia C. Wells The woman known as Krotoa, or Eva, emerges primarily from the journals of the first governor of the Cape Colony, Jan van Riebeeck, collected in the editor H. B. Thom’s Journal of Jan Van Riebeeck (1952–58). Krotoa lived...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Africans in the South African War S. M. Molema Few European observers discussed the African role in the South African War. Many Africans believed that British victory would result in political benefits, including a relaxation of strict labor laws. The war also nurtured African discontent...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...I Am an African Thabo Mbeki Two years after the first democratic elections, South Africa adopted a new con- stitution that enshrined democracy and individual rights. This was perhaps the high-­water mark of the optimism and widespread good feeling that characterized the transition to...
Published: 07 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394952-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9495-2
... PART I Transracial Adoption in the United States ONE African American Children and Adoption, 1950–1975 When we talk about ‘‘transracial’’ adoption, what we usually turn to is the controversy over ‘‘where black children belong...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...Maurice Constructing the Black Masculine: Frederick Wallace Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and the Sublimits of African American Autobiography I suspect I must have been born somewhere and at some time.-Booker T. Washington, Up...
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
... 2 Undisciplined Knowledges ∂ Roderick A. Ferguson The Lateral Moves of African American Studies in a Period of Migration his painting by the Ethiopian American...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394303-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9430-3
... 3|african ‘‘nations’’ and provenience groups In colonial Brazil, as throughout the Portuguese Empire, there \ was not a clear distinction between civil and religious admin- istration. This apparent ambiguity was part of the structure of the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392590-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9259-0
... THREE AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN MISSIONARIES IN THE CONGO, 1887–1899 The Confluence of Race, Culture, Identity, and Nationality Sylvia M. Jacobs n the 1600s, Christianity could be found in Africa only in parts of...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 4 / LISA ANN RICHEY Antiviral but Pronatal? ARVs and Reproductive Health The View from a South African Township lobalization is an econo-technological institutional process with Ga pervasive, if irregular, impact. It has brought technological access...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 12 / CAROLYN F. SARGENT Problematizing Polygamy, Managing Maternity The Intersections of Global, State, and Family Politics in the Lives of West African Migrant Women in France n the context of transnational migration, issues such as the tensions...
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
... 3 ∂ African American Realism: Oscar Micheaux, Autobiography, and the Ambiguity of Black Male Desire When J. Stuart Blackton and Theodore Roosevelt rallied the American arts, including the cinema, around strong nationalist impulses predi- cated on ‘‘emotional fervor’’ and cultural...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...6 Atop the Central African Volcano During J. Clyde Mitchell’s directorship from 1952 to 1955, the rli initiated a full-scale program of urban research. Although rural stud- ies continued, the urban research inspired an extraordinarily pro- ductive period of work at...
Published: 04 May 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382539-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8253-9
...Richard Graham FREE AFRICAN BRAZILIANS AND THE STATE IN SLAVERY TIMES Most Mrican Brazilians today are poor and most of the poor in Brazil are Mrican Brazilians (Hasenbalg 1985; Soares and Silva 1987; Lovell Webster 1987).1 There is an active debate in Brazil over how to...