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Author Rucker, Walter C., 1970- author

Title Gold Coast diasporas : identity, culture, and power / Walter C. Rucker
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Blacks in the diaspora.
Contents Part One: Social Life and Death -- Gold Coast Backgrounds -- Making the Gold Coast Diaspora -- Slavery, Ethnogenesis, and Social Resurrection -- Part Two: Social Resurrection and Empowerment -- State, Governance, and War -- Obeah, Oaths, and Ancestral Spirits -- Women, Regeneration, and Power -- Postscript
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African diaspora -- History.
Africans -- America -- Ethnic identity -- History.
Akan (African people) -- America -- Social conditions.
Blacks -- America -- Ethnic identity -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- America -- History.
Slaves -- America -- Social conditions.
Americas -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Côte d'Ivoire -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Ghana -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Togo -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253016940
0253017017 (electronic bk)
9780253017017 (electronic bk)