Time in the Black Experience

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Time in the Black Experience

Edited by JOSEPH K. ADJAYE

Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, Number 167

Greenwood Press WESTPORT, CONNECTICUT LONDON

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Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures and Tables ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • 1: Time in Africa and Its Diaspora: An Introduction 1
  • Notes 16
  • 2: Ntangu-Tandu-Kolo: The Bantu-Kongo Concept of Time 17
  • Notes 34
  • 3: Time, Language, and the Oral Tradition: An African Perspective 35
  • Conclusion 52
  • Notes 53
  • 4: Time, Identity, and Historical Consciousness in Akan 55
  • Notes 75
  • 5: Time and Culture Among the Bamana/Mandinka and Dogon of Mali 79
  • Notes 95
  • 6: Time and Labor in Colonial Africa: The Case of Kenya and Malawi 97
  • Notes 119
  • 7: "Kafir Time": Preindustrial Temporal Concepts and Labor Discipline in Nineteenth- Century Colonial Natal 121
  • Summary 138
  • Notes 139
  • 8: Time and History Among A Maroon People: The Aluku 141
  • Notes 159
  • 9: Jamaican Maroons: Time and Historical Identity 161
  • Notes 179
  • 10: Early African-American Attitudes Toward Time and Work 183
  • Notes 195
  • 11: Time in the African Diaspora: The Gullah Experience 199
  • Notes 210
  • Bibliography 213
  • Index 225
  • About the Contributors 231
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