African Diaspora in Asian Trade Routes and Cultural Memories

Author: Jayasuriya, Shihan de Silva
Year:2010
Pages:224
ISBN:0-7734-3651-0
978-0-7734-3651-0
Price:199.95
This book contributes to the building of a more comprehensive narrative of global African migration. This book contains four black and white photographs.

Reviews

“There is no other book that takes such a comprehensive look at Africans who lived or live in various parts of Asia.” – Prof. Richard Pankhurst, Addis Ababa University

Table of Contents

Foreword by Professor Richard Pankhurst, OBE
1. Movements of Africans in the Indian Ocean World
2. Africans in Japan and China
3. A Slave Route to Southeast Asia
4. Emancipation of the East India Company Slaves in Sumatra
5. Africans in Sri Lanka
6. Africans as People-In-Between
7. Cultural Memories
8. Crossing Borders
Bibliography
Index