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The Resource Undercurrents of power : aquatic culture in the African diaspora, Kevin Dawson

Undercurrents of power : aquatic culture in the African diaspora, Kevin Dawson

Label
Undercurrents of power : aquatic culture in the African diaspora
Title
Undercurrents of power
Title remainder
aquatic culture in the African diaspora
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Dawson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
PU/DLC
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Dawson, Kevin
Dewey number
305.896/070903
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT16.5
LC item number
.D39 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The early modern Americas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African diaspora
  • Africans
  • Slaves
  • Aquatic sports
  • Aquatic sports
  • Boats and boating
  • Boats and boating
  • Schwarze
  • Sklave
  • Wassersport
  • USA
  • African diaspora
  • Aquatic sports
  • Boats and boating
  • Slaves
  • Africa
  • America
Label
Undercurrents of power : aquatic culture in the African diaspora, Kevin Dawson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : waterscapes of the African diaspora -- Part I. Swimming culture. Atlantic African aquatic cultures : a cross-cultural comparison -- Cultural meanings of recreational swimming and surfing -- Aquatic sports and performance rituals : gender, bravery, and honor -- History from below : enslaved underwater divers -- Undercurrents of power : challenging racial hierarchies from below -- Part II. Canoe culture. African canoe-makers : constructing floating cultures -- Mountains divide and rivers unite : Atlantic African canoemen -- Maritime continuities : African canoes on new world waters -- The floating economies of slaves and slaveholders -- Sacred vessels, sacred waters : the cultural meanings of dugout canoes -- A world afloat : mobile slave communities -- The watermen's song : canoemen's aural waterscapes -- Conclusion : a sea change in Atlantic history -- Epilogue
Control code
994296486
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780812249897
Lccn
2017032704
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028019906
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)994296486
Label
Undercurrents of power : aquatic culture in the African diaspora, Kevin Dawson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : waterscapes of the African diaspora -- Part I. Swimming culture. Atlantic African aquatic cultures : a cross-cultural comparison -- Cultural meanings of recreational swimming and surfing -- Aquatic sports and performance rituals : gender, bravery, and honor -- History from below : enslaved underwater divers -- Undercurrents of power : challenging racial hierarchies from below -- Part II. Canoe culture. African canoe-makers : constructing floating cultures -- Mountains divide and rivers unite : Atlantic African canoemen -- Maritime continuities : African canoes on new world waters -- The floating economies of slaves and slaveholders -- Sacred vessels, sacred waters : the cultural meanings of dugout canoes -- A world afloat : mobile slave communities -- The watermen's song : canoemen's aural waterscapes -- Conclusion : a sea change in Atlantic history -- Epilogue
Control code
994296486
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780812249897
Lccn
2017032704
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028019906
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)994296486

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