African American Culture: From Dashikis to Yoruba
by Gerald L. Early
Publication Date: May 31, 2018
List Price: $318.00
Format: Hardcover, 1189 pages
Imprint: Greenwood Publishing Group
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Parent Company: ABC-CLIO
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A Three Volume Set
Covering everything from sports to art, religion, music, and entrepreneurship, this book documents the vast array of African American cultural expressions and discusses their impact on the culture of the United States.
- Identifies influential aspects of African American culture through entries on topics such as African Americans in sports, in musical genres such as blues, gospel, hip hop, and jazz, and in religions such as Christianity, Islam, and Yoruba
- Makes clear the numerous ways African Americans have produced, maintained, and evolved their culture in the United States
- Enables readers to truly comprehend what “diversity” is by gaining substantive knowledge of how a particular group of persecuted people has learned to thrive artistically and culturally in the United States
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