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History and tradition in Afro-American culture

History and tradition in Afro-American culture

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Published by Campus in Frankfurt, New York .
Written in English

  • African Americans -- Historiography.,
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life.,
  • African Americans in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGünter H. Lenz, editor.
    SeriesSchriftenreihe des Zentrums für Nordamerika-Forschung (ZENAF), Universität Frankfurt ;, Bd. 1, Campus Forschung ;, Bd. 407
    ContributionsLenz, Günter H.
    LC ClassificationsE184.65 .H57 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 334 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2985700M
    ISBN 103593333775
    LC Control Number84238012

    African American Bibliography: Sources of Information Relating to African Americans in the Austin History Center of the Austin Public Library. (Austin: The Center, ). Update of ed. Rose, Arnold M. The Negro in America. With a foreword by Gunnar Myrdal. (Boston: Beacon Press, , c). Sance, Melvin M. The Afro-American Texans. 2.   The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from the Southwest) Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Islam, and (from the East) Taoism, Confucianism and Shinto. In addition, the tradition of Bon in Tibet, the shamanistic religions of Inner Asia, and general Chinese, Korean and Japanese religion are also given full coverage. African-American culture does not consist of a single African cultural heritage, but is rather a comingling of several traditions. As far back as , when the first Africans arrived in Jamestown, the folk traditions of West Africa began to coalesce so that Akan mixed with Bakongo, Wolof with Igbo and Hausa with Yoruba. Jewish culture is the culture of the Jewish people from the formation of the Jewish nation in ancient Israel through life in the diaspora and the modern state of Israel. Judaism guides its adherents in both practice and belief, so that it has been called not only a religion, but an orthopraxy. Not all individuals or all cultural phenomena can be classified as either "secular" or "religious", a.

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