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Title Igbo in the Atlantic world : African origins and diasporic destinations / edited by Toyin Falola and Raphael Chijioke Njoku
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016
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Contents Introduction / Raphael Chijioke Njoku and Toyin Falola -- The kingless people : the speech act as shield and sword / Hannah Chukwu -- Igbo goddesses and the priests and male priestesses who serve them / Nwando Achebe -- Gender relations in nineteenth and early twentieth century Igbo society / Gloria Chuku -- The Aro and the trade of the Bight / A.E. Afigbo -- The trans-Atlantic slave trade from the Bight of Biafra : an overview / Kenneth Morgan -- The Igbo and African backgrounds of the slave cargo of the Henrietta Maria / John Thornton -- 'A great many boys and girls' : Igbo children in the British slave trade, 1700-1808 / Audra A. Diptee -- Becoming African : Igbo slaves and social reordering in nineteenth century Niger Delta / Raphael Chijioke Njoku -- The clustering of Igbo in the Americas : where, when, how, and why? / Gwendolyn Mildo Hall -- The demography of the Bight of Biafra slave trade, c. 1650-1850 / Paul E. Lovejoy -- The Igbo diaspora in the era of the slave trade / Douglas B. Chambers -- The Igbo diaspora in the Atlantic world : African origins and New World / Chima J. Korieh -- Olaudah Equiano and the forging of an Igbo identity / Vincent Carretta -- Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa -- what's in a name? / Paul E. Lovejoy -- Archibald Monteath : imperial pawn and individual agent / Maureen Warner-Lewis -- Igbo influences on masquerading and drum-dances in the Caribbean / Robert W. Nicholls -- The Afro-Caribbean diaspora in reverse and its implications for the development of Christianity and education in Igboland, southeastern Nigeria : 1895-1925 / Waibinte E. Wariboko -- The making of Igbo ethnicity in the Nigerian setting : colonialism, identity, and the politics of difference / Raphael Chijioke Njoku -- Ethnicity and the contemporary Igbo artist : shifting Igbo identities in the post-civil war Nigerian art world / Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie -- Osondu : patterns of the Igbo quest for Jesus power / Ogbu U. Kalu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Igbo (African people) -- Ethnic identity.
Igbo (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Igbo (African people) -- United States.
Igbo (African people) -- West Indies.
Igbo diaspora.
Form Electronic book
Author Falola, Toyin, editor
Njoku, Raphael Chijioke, editor
LC no. 2016026274
ISBN 0253022576 (electronic bk.)
9780253022578 (electronic bk.)
(cl ;) (alk. paper)