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Africa in the American imagination

Carol L. Magee

Africa in the American imagination

popular culture, racialized identities, and African visual culture

by Carol L. Magee

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson [Miss.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African influences,
  • Popular culture,
  • Civilization,
  • In popular culture,
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarol Magee
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.Z83 M33 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24840105M
    ISBN 109781617031526, 9781617031533
    LC Control Number2011016102

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African, American is by intention more about America, than it is about Africa. Nevertheless it is an important book for anybody with an interest in Africa and the people who live there.

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London: Zed, David Peterson del Mar is an Associate Professor of History at Portland State University. African, American is his seventh : David Peterson Del Mar. In the American world, the presence of African culture is sometimes fully embodied and sometimes leaves only a trace.

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This chapter summarizes the implications and insights that have been explored throughout the book with regard to the way that Disney, Mattel, and Sports Illustrated have incorporated African visual culture into their own culture products.

These three major American popular culture icons have repackaged and re-presented this visual culture to American consumers in such a way that it produces. This collection of essays from eminent scholar F. Abiola Irele provides a comprehensive formulation of what he calls an African imagination manifested in the oral traditions and modern literature of Africa and the Black Diaspora.

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