The Birth of African-American Culture
An Anthropological Perspective
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Birth of African-American Culture by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Book DescriptionThis compelling look at the wellsprings of cultural vitality during one of the most dehumanizing experiences in history provides a fresh perspective on the African-American past.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807009178
(203mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1992
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Sidney W. Mintzis professor emeritus, department of anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. He has done extensive field research in Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as in Iran. He launched a research program in Hong Kong to study the consumption and production of soybean and examine soy products in the United States. Richard Pricedivides his time between rural Martinique and the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where he is Dittman Professor of American Studies, anthropology, and history. His many prize-winning books include"First Time"and"Alabi's World." The most recent, written with Sally Price, is"Maroon Arts: Cultural Vitality in the African Diaspora.""
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