A institucionalização dos Estudos Africanos nos Estados Unidos: advento, consolidação e transformações The institutionalization of African Studies in the United States: origin, consolidation and transformation

@inproceedings{Ferreira2010AID,
  title={A institucionalizaç{\~a}o dos Estudos Africanos nos Estados Unidos: advento, consolidaç{\~a}o e transformaç{\~o}es The institutionalization of African Studies in the United States: origin, consolidation and transformation},
  author={Roquinaldo Ferreira},
  year={2010}
}
This article surveys the foundation, consolidation and transformation of the field of African Studies in the United States from the 1960s to present times. It deals with the academic, political and geopolitical contexts that led to the creation of this area studies. To that end, it pays particular attention to the changes that the American society underwent in the 1960s, particularly the civil rights movement, as well as the international context, with special attention the Cold War. At the… CONTINUE READING

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