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Author Gaines, Kevin Kelly, author.

Title American Africans in Ghana / Kevin K. Gaines
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2006]


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 342 pages) : illustrations
Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Contents Introduction: Watching the world from Ghana -- Mapping the routes to Ghana : black modernity, subjecthood, and demands for full citizenship -- Richard Wright in Ghana : black intellectuals and the anticolonial critique of Western culture -- Projecting the African personality : Nkrumah, the expatriates, and postindependence Ghana, 1957-1960 -- Pauli Murray in Ghana : Congo crisis and an African American woman's dilemma -- Escape to Ghana : Julian Mayfield and the radical "Afros" -- Malcolm X in Ghana --The coup -- After Ghana : ways of seeing, ways of being -- Epilogue: Memory and the transnational dimensions of African American citizenship
Summary American Africans in Ghana: Black Expatriates and the Civil Rights Era
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 15, 2019)
Subject African Americans -- Ghana
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Elections.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
African Americans
Civil rights movements
Ghana -- History -- 1957-
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780807867822