Igbo in the Atlantic world : African origins and diasporic destinations /

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Bibliographic Details
Imprint:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]
Description:viii, 356 pages ; 27 cm
Subject:Igbo (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Igbo (African people) -- Ethnic identity.
Igbo diaspora.
Igbo (African people) -- United States.
Igbo (African people) -- West Indies.
Igbo (African people)
Igbo (African people) -- Ethnic identity.
Igbo (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Igbo diaspora.
United States.
West Indies.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10900348
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Other authors / contributors:Falola, Toyin, editor.
Njoku, Raphael Chijioke, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form:Online version: Igbo in the Atlantic world Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016 9780253022578
Table of 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.