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By Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette

ISBN-10: 1851094415

ISBN-13: 9781851094417

Starting from the fifteenth century to the current, Africa and the Americas: tradition, Politics, and background explores the various methods Africa and African peoples have formed the cultural lifetime of the Americas—and how, in flip, existence within the Americas reverberates in Africa.This groundbreaking three-volume encyclopedia deals hundreds and hundreds of alphabetically prepared entries on African background, countries, and peoples plus African-influenced features of existence within the Americas. It additionally gains authoritative introductory essays on historical past, tradition and faith, demography, diplomacy, economics and alternate, and humanities and literature. In doing so, it lines the complicated and non-stop move of peoples of African descent to the West, the mechanics and lingering results of colonialism and the slave exchange, and the an important problems with cultural retention and variation which are necessary to our realizing of the results of globalization.

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It is employed to police Britain’s West Indian possessions but is also used in recently acquired areas of West Africa. Gabriel, enslaved property of Thomas Prosser, organizes a rebellion in Virginia. The goal is to approach the capital, Richmond, and take the governor, James Monroe, hostage, along with most other whites, in order to force the demands of slaves and free blacks for freedom and an equitable division of white property. His plan collapses because of poor weather and an informant’s telling a white slave owner of the plot.

1913 Timothy Drew (Noble Drew Ali) launches an Islamic movement called the Moorish Science Temple. He will author his own “Holy Koran” in 1927. S. president Woodrow Wilson offers to mediate between Britain, Germany, and other belligerent powers. William Joseph Seymour starts the Pentecostal movement in Los Angeles, California. It will gain in popularity, eventually spreading to Africa. The Anglo-Dutch Royal Dutch Shell Company makes huge discoveries of oil around Lake Maracaibo, placing Venezuela on the road to becoming the world’s biggest oil exporter.

Paraguay achieves its independence from Spain. com Britain negotiates a preferential tariff advantage for exports to Brazil. Simón Bolívar, the Latin American revolutionary leader, bases himself in London. Having captured Montevideo, Uruguay, British forces again attack Buenos Aires. Again, a Creole counterattack forces a British retreat and capitulation. British diplomats help to persuade the Portuguese royal family to flee a French invasion force and seek exile in Brazil. The Royal Navy escorts the Portuguese court from Lisbon to Brazil.

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