The Americans are coming! [electronic resource] : dreams of African American liberation in segregationist South Africa / Robert Trent Vinson
- Vinson, Robert Trent
- Athens : Ohio University Press, c2012.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 235 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
- New African histories
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- Introduction : the Americans are coming! -- Providential design : the alliance of American Negroes and black South Africans. American Negroes as racial models : from "honorary whites" to "black perils" -- The failed dream of British liberation and Christian regeneration. American apocalypse : prophetic Garveyism and the dream of American Negro liberation. The rise of Marcus Garvey and his gospel of Garveyism in Southern Africa -- Transnational martyrdom and the spread of Garveyism in South Africa -- "Charlatan or savior?" : Dr. Wellington's prophecies and program of deliverance -- A dream deferred : the end of the dream of American Negro liberation and the beginnings of the global antiapartheid movement.
- 9780821419861 (pb : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-226) and index.
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