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The Resource The United States and West Africa : interactions and relations, edited by Alusine Jalloh and Toyin Falola, (electronic resource)

The United States and West Africa : interactions and relations, edited by Alusine Jalloh and Toyin Falola, (electronic resource)

Label
The United States and West Africa : interactions and relations
Title
The United States and West Africa
Title remainder
interactions and relations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alusine Jalloh and Toyin Falola
Title variation
The United States & West Africa
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over the last several decades, historians have conducted extensive research into contact between the United States and West Africa during the era of the transatlantic trade. Yet we still understand relatively little about more recent relations between the two areas. This multidisciplinary volume presents the most comprehensive analysis of the U.S.-West African relationship to date, filling a significant gap in the literature by examining the social, cultural, political, and economic bonds that have, in recent years, drawn these two world regions into increasingly closer contact. Beginning with examinations of factors that linked the nations during European colonial rule of Africa, and spanning to discussions of U.S. foreign policy with regard to West Africa from the Cold War through the end of the twentieth century and beyond, these essays constitute the first volume devoted to interrogating the complex relationship - both historic and contemporary - between the United States and West Africa. Contributors: Abdul Karim Bangura, Karen B. Bell, Peter A. Dumbuya, Kwame Essien, Andrew I. E. Ewoh, Toyin Falola, Osman Gbla, John Wess Grant, Stephen A. Harmon, Harold R. Harris, Olawale Ismail, Alusine Jalloh, Fred L. Johnson III, Stephen Kandeh, Ibrahim Kargbo, Bayo Lawal, Ayodeji Olukoju, Adebayo Oyebade, Christopher Ruane, Anita Spring, Ibrahim Sundiata, Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani, Ken Vincent, and Amanda Warnock. Alusine Jalloh is associate professor of history and founding director of The Africa Program at the University of Texas at Arlington. Toyin Falola is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin.--
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1963-
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  • Jalloh, Alusine
  • Falola, Toyin
Series statement
Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
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  • Africa, West
  • United States
Label
The United States and West Africa : interactions and relations, edited by Alusine Jalloh and Toyin Falola, (electronic resource)
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https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781580467513/type/BOOK
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online resource
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
West Africa and the United States in historical perspective / Adebayo Oyebade and Toyin Falola -- The U.S. consulate and the promotion of trade in Sierra Leone, 1850-80 / Ibrahim Kargbo -- Stranded families : free colored responses to Liberian colonization and the formation of Black families in nineteenth-century Richmond, Virginia / John Wess Grant -- The Garvey aftermath: the fall, rise, and fall / Ibrahim Sundiata -- Economic relations between Nigeria and the United States in the era of British colonial rule, ca. 1900-1950 / Ayodeji Olukoju -- The United States' economic and political activities in colonial West Africa / Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani -- Developing a "sense of community" : U.S. cultural diplomacy and the place of Africa during the early Cold War period, 1953-64 / Karen B. Bell -- African Americans in Ghana and their contributions to "nation building" since 1985 / Kwame Essien -- Perspectives on Ghanaians and African Americans / Harold R. Harris -- The chasm is wide : unspoken antagonisms between African Americans and West Africans / Fred L. Johnson III -- Double consciousness and the homecoming of African Americans : building cultural bridges in West Africa / Bayo Lawal -- Sierra Leoneans in America and homeland politics / Alusine Jalloh -- The United States and West Africa : the institutionalization of foreign relations in an age of ideological ferment / Peter A. Dumbuya -- U.S. foreign policy toward West Africa : democracy, economic development, and security / Andrew I.E. Ewoh -- U.S. economic assistance to West Africa / Abdul Karim Bangura -- The West African enterprise network : business globalists, interregional trade, and U.S. interventions / Anita Spring -- Poverty alleviation in Sierra Leone and the role of U.S. foreign aid : an institutional trap analysis / Stephen Kandeh -- Post-Cold War U.S. foreign policy toward Liberia and Sierra Leone / Osman Gbla -- The United States and security management in West Africa : a case for cooperative intervention / Olawale Ismail -- Radical Islam in the Sahel : implications for U.S. policy and regional stability / Stephen A. Harmon -- Undoing oil's curse? : an examination of the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project / Ken Vincent -- U.S. foreign policy agenda, 2005-9 : why West Africa barely features / Christopher Ruane
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CR9781580467513
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 477 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781580467513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)705538839
Label
The United States and West Africa : interactions and relations, edited by Alusine Jalloh and Toyin Falola, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781580467513/type/BOOK
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
West Africa and the United States in historical perspective / Adebayo Oyebade and Toyin Falola -- The U.S. consulate and the promotion of trade in Sierra Leone, 1850-80 / Ibrahim Kargbo -- Stranded families : free colored responses to Liberian colonization and the formation of Black families in nineteenth-century Richmond, Virginia / John Wess Grant -- The Garvey aftermath: the fall, rise, and fall / Ibrahim Sundiata -- Economic relations between Nigeria and the United States in the era of British colonial rule, ca. 1900-1950 / Ayodeji Olukoju -- The United States' economic and political activities in colonial West Africa / Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani -- Developing a "sense of community" : U.S. cultural diplomacy and the place of Africa during the early Cold War period, 1953-64 / Karen B. Bell -- African Americans in Ghana and their contributions to "nation building" since 1985 / Kwame Essien -- Perspectives on Ghanaians and African Americans / Harold R. Harris -- The chasm is wide : unspoken antagonisms between African Americans and West Africans / Fred L. Johnson III -- Double consciousness and the homecoming of African Americans : building cultural bridges in West Africa / Bayo Lawal -- Sierra Leoneans in America and homeland politics / Alusine Jalloh -- The United States and West Africa : the institutionalization of foreign relations in an age of ideological ferment / Peter A. Dumbuya -- U.S. foreign policy toward West Africa : democracy, economic development, and security / Andrew I.E. Ewoh -- U.S. economic assistance to West Africa / Abdul Karim Bangura -- The West African enterprise network : business globalists, interregional trade, and U.S. interventions / Anita Spring -- Poverty alleviation in Sierra Leone and the role of U.S. foreign aid : an institutional trap analysis / Stephen Kandeh -- Post-Cold War U.S. foreign policy toward Liberia and Sierra Leone / Osman Gbla -- The United States and security management in West Africa : a case for cooperative intervention / Olawale Ismail -- Radical Islam in the Sahel : implications for U.S. policy and regional stability / Stephen A. Harmon -- Undoing oil's curse? : an examination of the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project / Ken Vincent -- U.S. foreign policy agenda, 2005-9 : why West Africa barely features / Christopher Ruane
Control code
CR9781580467513
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 477 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781580467513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)705538839

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