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Author Hucks, Tracey E., 1965-

Title Yoruba traditions and African American religious nationalism / Tracey E. Hucks ; foreword by Charles H. Long.

Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (438 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome.
Description data file
Series Religions of the Americas
Religions of the Americans.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; The Harlem Window: An Introduction; PART ONE: The Harlem Years; 1: "We Have as Much Right ... to Believe that God Is a Negro": Religious Nationalism and the Rehumanization of Blackness; 2: "Here I Is Where I Has Longed to Be": Racial Agency, Urban Religion, and the Early Years of Walter Eugene King; 3: Harlem Yoruba, Orisha-Vodu, and the Making of "New Oyo"; 4: "Indigenous Literacies" and the African Library Series: A Textual Approach to History, Nation, and Tradition.
5: "This Religion Comes from Cuba!": Race, Religion, and Contested GeographiesPART TWO: African American Yoruba Since 1970; 6: Oyotunji African Village: A Diaspora Experiment in African Nationhood; 7: "That's Alright ... I'm a Yoruba Baptist": Negotiating Religious Plurality and "Theological Openness" in African American Yoruba Practice; 8: "Afrikan Americans in the U.S.A. Bring Something Different to Ifa": Indigenizing Yoruba Religious Cultures; Conclusion: "What We're Looking for in Africa Is Already Here": A Conclusion for the Twenty-first Century; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Summary Alongside the story of Nana Oseijeman Adefunmi's development as an artist, religious leader, and founder of several African-influenced religio-cultural projects, Hucks weaves historical and sociological analyses of the relationship between black cultu.
Language English.
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Subject Adefunmi, Oseijeman, 1928-2005.
Orisha religion -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Religion -- History.
Black nationalism -- United States -- History.
Oyotunji African Village (S.C.) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hucks, Tracey E., 1965- Yoruba traditions and African American religious nationalism. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012 9780826350756 (DLC) 2011047655 (OCoLC)760970729
ISBN 9780826350770 (electronic bk.)
0826350771 (electronic bk.)
1283637227
9781283637220
661394968X
9786613949684
9780826350756
0826350755
Standard No. 9786613949684