By Joseph K. Adjaye
In the 1st publication which offers solely with the topic of time in Africa and the Black Diaspora, Adjaye offers ten serious case reviews of chosen groups in Africa, the Caribbean, and the yank South. The essays disguise a large spectrum of manifestations of temporal adventure, together with cosmological and genealogical time, actual and ecological cycles, time and worldview, social rhythm, agricultural and business time, and old strategies and awareness. The reports be sure the continuity of temporal adventure between Africans from pre-colonial occasions, in the course of the colonial interval in Africa, throughout continents via slavery and Maroon societies, to present-day groups just like the Gullah of the ocean Islands of South Carolina. the topic of time, now well-known to be relative instead of uniform, attracts jointly facts from quite a few disciplines, in particular background, linguistics, political technological know-how, anthropology, and philosophy.
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