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SPIRITUAL DRUMMING: Jamaica's African and Indian Musical Heritage By Maroghini
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To many, Jamaica is synonymous with sun, sand, sea and Reggae. However, one of this country's best kept secrets is its rich drumming tradition. Armed with pen, paper and an indepth knowledge of the... More > total art of Jamaican and World Percussion, this writer has embarked upon the mission of revealing to the world that Jamaica is a repository of some of the most EARTH SHATTERING drum rhythms on this planet. This book provides a brief introduction to these rhythms along with their transcription. For those interested in doing research or having a first-hand experience a guide map showing the principal areas of drumming activity is also included.< Less
African American Heritage at New River Gorge National River By Stev Weidlich
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A special ethnographic report funded by the National Park Service exploring the heritage of African Americans at New River Gorge National River, located in southern West Virginia. The various coal... More > mining and railroad-related towns in the park have a rich African American heritage to tell.< Less
Soumas Heritage Creole Cookbook By Panderina Soumas
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Soumas Heritage Creole Cookbook is brimming with "mouthwatering-never" seen titled recipes in Louisiana Creoles of Color cooking. This heartwarming family folklore is flavored with... More > generational stories, spiced with humor and a little Creole `patois' to tempt your palate!- Recipes such as "African Rhythm Drumettes", "Who-Do-You-Wanna-Voodoo-Dip", "Mulatto Meat Pies"...just to name a few! - Panderina shares interesting historical facts about her ancestors and their unclaimed famed to Louisiana culinary cuisine. Her great-grandmother, Alberta Schaffer-McCaleb born in St. Francisville, Louisiana on an Irish Plantation was once a cook for the McIlhenny family in the late 1800's/early 1900's (ya know!...the Tabasco family) - Soumas Heritage Creole Cookbook is a MUST have for anyone hungry for "trueaux" Louisiana legends and recipes of remembrance! Simmered with heirloom photos of family memoirs-blended with a sprinkle of the new generations forthcoming. - It's more than just a cookbook! - IT'S A COOK-HISTORY BOOK!< Less
Petteway Family Heritage Book By Jack Robinson Robinson, GySgt., USMC, Retired
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(E-book version) This book provides geneology information dealing with a southeastern North Carolina African American family-The Petteway Family of Onslow County. The grandson of former slave George... More > Washington Petteway is currently the "keeper of history" for his family. This book goes beyond oral history of the Petteway family and incorporates official documents that substantiates the wisdom this Elder has maintained. This is a book that will be of interest to genealogists, historians or to people who simple like to read about unique aspects of local history. It can also be used as a guide to allow other familys to reconstruct their family heritage.< Less
Petteway Family Heritage Book By Jack Robinson Robinson, GySgt., USMC, Retired
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(Paperback) This book provides geneology information dealing with a southeastern North Carolina African American family-The Petteway Family of Onslow County. The grandson of former slave George... More > Washington Petteway is currently the "keeper of history" for his family. This book goes beyond oral history of the Petteway family and incorporates official documents that substantiates the wisdom this Elder has maintained. This is a book that will be of interest to genealogists, historians or to people who simple like to read about unique aspects of local history. It can also be used as a guide to allow other familys to reconstruct their family heritage.< Less
Culture: Heritage and Legacy By Otto F. von Feigenblatt, Vannapond Suttichujit
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A Comparison of Perceived Educational Values Held by Latin American Immigrants and Anglo American Citizens Employed in Agriculture in Louisiana Richard Johnson and Joe Kotrlik, The Paradoxical... More > "Status Quo" of Contemporary Women Beatriz Peña, Culture and Development Nexus: The Interaction of the African Culture with the Western Culture and the Relevance to Development in the African Continent Ukertor Gabriel Moti, A comparative study; Gender and Education: Past, Present and Future in IRAN,Dr.Mojdeh Kiani, Building National Identity Through National Language: Selected Case Studies William W. Bostock,Suggested Strategies to Support the Recruitment and Retention of Black Male Teachers Christina Phillips, Denise Beattie, and Vannapond Suttichujit,Exploring the Relationship between Prospect Theory and International Conflict: The Thai-Cambodian Border Dispute as a Case Study Otto F. von Feigenblatt, Political Parties, Praetorianism, and Politicization of the Tanzanian Military. John Ringquist< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers in action-packed, detective-style narratives. Join in the fun and excitement as First... More > People, Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers all discover the New World before Columbus. Includes the latest research: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines of Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico in 1400 BC; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; refugee Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses and Horse Culture to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
Nuggets of the African Novel By K-Moses Nagbe
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NUGGETS OF THE AFRICAN NOVEL[WITH NOTES ON THE LIBERIAN LITERARY HERITAGE] contains summaries of 33 African novels, many of which are used in Liberian and several other African schools. The book... More > also contains insightful discussion about the African novel and the Liberian literary heritage.< Less
African Literature No 11 By Chin Ce (ed.)
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Incorporating new insights and transformative perspectives on history and language; our scholars investigate tendencies and evocations that envision the imaginative articulation of African identity,... More > the contestation of language and history, the reassessment of culture and heritage within a tradition of literature for communal uplift and social transformation.< Less