The African Diaspora:
Voices and Rhythms


All books with call numbers are owned by ODU Libraries and may be checked out by ODU students, faculty, and staff. Those books listed without call numbers can be obtained through Interlibrary Loan.

Adjaye, Joseph K., and Adrianne R. Andrews, eds. Language, rhythm, & sound : Black popular cultures into the twenty-first century. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c1997. E185.625 .L634 1997

Curtin, Phillip D. The Atlantic slave trade: a census. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969.

Dennison, Sam. Scandalize my name : Black imagery in American popular music. New York: Garland Publishing, 1982. ML3477.D46 1982

Finkelman, Paul, ed. Women and the family in a slave society. New York, NY: Garland Publishers, 1989.

Frey, Sylvia P. Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Gershenhorn, Jerry. Melville J. Herskovits: and the racial politics of knowledge. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2004. GN21.H47 G47 2004

Gomez, Michael Angelo. Exchanging our country marks: the transformation of African identities in the colonial and antebellum South. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. E185.18 .G18 1998

Gutman, Herbert G. The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom 1750-1925. New York, NY: Vintage, 1976. E185.86.G77 1976

Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo. Africans in colonial Louisiana: the development of Afro-Creole culture in the eighteenth century. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1992. E185.93.L6H16 1992

Harris, Joseph E., et al. The African diaspora. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1996. DT16.5 .A325 1996

Harris, Joseph E., ed. Global dimensions of the African diaspora. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press, 1993. DT16.5.G58 1993

Heywood, Linda M. Central Africans and cultural transformations in the American diaspora. Cambridge, U.K.; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2002. E29.N3 C46 2002

Inikori, Joseph E. Forced Migration: The Impact of the Export Slave Trade on African Societies. London and New York: Hutchison and Africana, 1982.

Kelley, Robin D. G. Freedom dreams: the Black radical imagination. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2002. E185 .K39 2002

Lemelle, Sidney J. and Kelley, Robin D.G., eds. Imagining Home: Class, Culture, and Nationalism in the African Diaspora. London and New York: Verso, 1994.

Mahon, Maureen. Right to rock: the Black Rock Coalition and the cultural politics of race. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. ML3534 .M31 2004

Manning, Patrick. Slavery and African life: occidental, oriental, and African slave trades. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990. HT1321.M36 1990

Mintz, Sidney Wilfred and Price, Richard. The birth of African-American culture: an anthropological perspective. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1992.

Mühlhäusler, Peter. Pidgin and Creole linguistics. Oxford, UK; New York, NY: B. Blackwell, 1986. PM7802.M78 1986

Murphy, Joseph M. Working the spirit: ceremonies of the African diaspora. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1994. BL2490.M87 1994

Okpewho, Isidore; Davies, Carole Boyce; and Mazrui, Ali A., eds. The African diaspora: African origins and New World identities. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1999. E29.N3 A49 1999

Penningroth, Dylan C. The claims of kinfolk: African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2003. E185.8 .P39 2003

Raboteau, Albert J. Slave religion: the "invisible institution" in the Antebellum South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. BR563.N4R25

Radano, Ronald and Bohlman, Philip V., eds. Music and the racial imagination. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2000. ML3795 .M782 2000

Thornton, John Kelly. Africa and Africans in the making of the Atlantic world, 1400-1680. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992. DT31.T516 1992

Van Deburg, William L. Slavery and race in American popular culture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984. E441.V23 1984

Ward, Brian. Just my soul responding: rhythm and blues, Black consciousness, and race relations. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998. ML3479 .W37 1998

Williams, Walter L. Black Americans and the evangelization of Africa, 1877-1900. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1982. BV3520.W49 1982

Wright, Michelle M. Becoming Black: creating identity in the African diaspora. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004. HT1581 .W69 2004

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