Asante, Molefi K., 1942-. Culture Summary: African Americans

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Title: Culture Summary: African Americans

Published By: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010.: online document

By line: Molefi Kete Asante

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010.

Culture: African Americans (NK04)

Subjects: Identification (101); Culture summary (105);

Abstract: This is a culture summary of the African Americans. Information is presented on major aspects of African American culture.

Document Number: 0

Document ID: nk04-000

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: This culture summary is based on the article, "African Americans" by Molefi Kete Asante, in the Encyclopedia of World Culture, Vol. 1, North America, 1991. Timothy O’Leary and David Levinson, eds. MacMillan Reference, USA. Teferi Abate Adem wrote the synopsis and indexing notes in February 2009. The demography section was updated with information from United States census 2000 in June, 2010. Professors John L. Jackson, Jr. and Deborah A. Thomas (both at the University of Pennsylvania) provided advice and suggestions for new sources. HRAF is very grateful to both. Includes bibliographical references.

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem; 2009

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: General African Americans; United States

LCSH: African Americans


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