Middle passages : African American journeys to Africa, 1787-2005 / James Campbell.
New York : Penguin Press, 2006.
xxvi, 513 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Penguin history of American life.
Formatted Contents Note
Preface / David Levering Lewis Introduction: What is Africa to me? Prologue: Ayuba's journey Windward coast Representing the race Emigration or extermination Mundele Ndom So long, so far away The spell of Africa Native son, American daughter Black star Counting the bodies Epilogue: The language we cry in.
A three-century history of African-American journeys back to Africa, from an America where depicted travelers or their ancestors were slaves, traces the experiences of such people as W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the founders of Liberia.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -489) and index.
Available in Other Form
Online version: Campbell, James T. Middle passages. New York : Penguin Press, 2006