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Kevin Dawson is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Merced.

Produktbeschreibung
Kevin Dawson is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Merced.
  • Produktdetails
  • Early Modern Americas
  • Verlag: UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA PR
  • Seitenzahl: 360
  • Erscheinungstermin: 23. Februar 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 231mm x 155mm x 33mm
  • Gewicht: 703g
  • ISBN-13: 9780812249897
  • ISBN-10: 0812249895
  • Artikelnr.: 49136477
Autorenporträt
Kevin Dawson is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Merced.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction: Waterscapes of the African Diaspora
PART I. SWIMMING CULTURE
Chapter 1. Atlantic African Aquatic Cultures: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Chapter 2. Cultural Meanings of Recreational Swimming and Surfing
Chapter 3. Aquatic Sports and Performance Rituals: Gender, Bravery, and Honor
Chapter 4. History from Below: Enslaved Underwater Divers
Chapter 5. Undercurrents of Power: Challenging Racial Hierarchies from Below
PART II. CANOE CULTURE
Chapter 6. African Canoe-Makers: Constructing Floating Cultures
Chapter 7. Mountains Divide and Rivers Unite: Atlantic African Canoemen
Chapter 8. Maritime Continuities: African Canoes on New World Waters
Chapter 9. The Floating Economies of Slaves and Slaveholders
Chapter 10. Sacred Vessels, Sacred Waters: The Cultural Meanings of Dugout Canoes
Chapter 11. A World Afloat: Mobile Slave Communities
Chapter 12. The Watermen's Song: Canoemen's Aural Waterscapes
Conclusion. A Sea Change in Atlantic History
Epilogue
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments