UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (5/30/05; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Noelle.Searcy_at_oberlin.edu
contact email: 
Noelle.Searcy@oberlin.edu

Deadline extended:

Call for Contributors

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas
Publisher: ABC-Clio, Incorporated

Deadline for receipt of all entries: July 1, 2005
Please request specific entries by May 30, 2005

ABC-Clio, Incorporated seeks contributors for its latest installment in a
series of encyclopedias treating Africa and the African diaspora. ABC-Clio
is a well-known and authoritative publisher of educational and reference
products that focus on history and social studies resources for the
student, teacher and librarian in universities and secondary schools.

Scope:
The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas will provide information
concerning the important historical, political and cultural links between
the African continent and North America, South America, and the Caribbean.
The Encyclopedia will be an important resource tool primarily focusing on
the needs of secondary school students. Consequently, contributors should
be aware of their target audience and write their entries accordingly.
Overall, we are requesting relatively short entries of 250-500 words; word
count is included in parenthesis following the listed entry. Each
contributor will receive full author credit. Graduate students are strongly
encouraged to contribute.

Entries must include:
Documentation of cited works
List of recommended readings (brief)

Contact information:

Dr. Noelle Morrissette Searcy
noelle.searcy_at_oberlin.edu

Africa (Ecology) (1500)
African American History (1500)
African History (East) (1500)
African History (North) (1500)
African History (Sub Saharan) (1500)
African History (West) (1500)
African Squadron (250)
African Times and Orient Review (1912-1920) (250)
Africare (250)
Afrocentrism (500)
Afrofuturism (250)
Age Grades (250)
Agriculture (1500)
Akram, Wali (250)
American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission (250)
American Missionary Association (250)
Apprenticeship (500)
Archaeology (1000)
Ashmun Institute (Lincoln University) (250)
Atlantic Ocean (Commerce) (500)
Atlantic Ocean (Ecology) (500)
Atlantic Ocean (Travel) (500)
Atlantic Port Cities (500)
Atlantic World (1500)
Canada and the Black Community (1500)
Caribbean (Commerce) (1500)
Caribbean (Ecology) (1500)
Caribbean (History) (1500)
Caribbean (Literature) (1500)
Carnivale (250)
Ceddo (250)
Central African Republic (1500)
Christianity (250)
Clothing (500)
Coal (250)
Cobalt (250)
Cocoa (trade) (250)
Coffee (trade) (250)
Colombia (1500)
Colonialism/ Anti-Colonial Movements (2000)
Colored Farmers Alliance (250)
Congo (1500)
Coromantee (500)
Cote D'Ivoire (1500)
Cotton (250)
Crisis, The (250)
Cuba (1500)
Cush Kingdom (250)
Dance (1500)
Debt (1000)
Decolonization (1000)
Demerara Slave Revolt (1823) (500)
Diamonds (250)
Diaspora (Communities) (1000)
Diaspora (History) (1000)
Diaspora (Labor) (1000)
Dinka (250)
Djibouti (1500)
Doe, Samuel (250)
Dogon (500)
Dominica (1500)
Dominican Republic (1500)
Drama/Theater (2000)
Dyula (500)
Economic History (2500)
Economics (Corporations and Finance) (1500)
Economics (Trade Relations) (1500)
ECOWAS (500)
Ecuador (1500)
Edo (500)
Egypt (1500)
El Salvador (1500)
Emancipation (1000)
English, African American Vernacular (1000)
Epidmeology-Africa (1000)
Equatorial Guinea (1500)
Eritrea (1500)
Estevan (250)
Ethiopia (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Atlantic Ocean) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Caribbean) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (Latin America) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (North America) (1500)
Exploration and Explorers (South America) (1500)
Farrakhan, Louis (250)
Fedeon Rebellion (500)
Film (Atlantic Ocean) (1000)
Film (Caribbean) (1000)
Film (Latin America) (1000)
Film (North America) (1000)
Film (South America) (1000)
Five Percent Nation (250)
Fodio, Uthman Dan (250)
Folklore (Caribbean) (1000)
Folklore (Latin America) (1000)
Folklore (North America) (1000)
Folklore (South America) (1000)
Free Trade Zones (250)
Free Trade/ Trade Liberalization (1500)
Freemasonry (250)
Fulani (people) (300)
Gabon (1500)
Gambia (1500)
Garifana (language/people) (500)
Geechee (500)
Georgia Sea Islands
German Coast Uprising (1811) (500)
Ghana (1500)
Ghana Empire (250)
Gold Coast (1000)
Good Neighbor Policy (250)
Great Migration, The (250)
Green Revolution (500)
Gronniosaw, Ukawsaw (250)
Guadeloupe (1500)
Guatemala (1500)
Guiana, French (1500)
Guinea-Bisseau (1500)
Guyana (1500)
Haiti (1500)
Haitian Revolution (1500)
Hausa (Language) (500)
Hausa (People) (500)
Hausa uprising (500)
Hermosa Case (1840) (250)
Honduras (1500)
Humanitarian Assistance (1500)
Hutu (250)
Imperialism (2000)
Indigo (250)
Islam-African (1000)
Izibongo (500)
Jackson, Jesse (250)
Jonkunnu (500)
Journal of Negro History (250)
Judaism (500)
Kalabari (500)
Kanem-Bornu (empire) (250)
Kaunda, Kenneth (250)
Kongo (500)
Languages (2000)
Latin America (2000)
Leeward Islands (1500)
Lemba (500)
Lesotho (1500)
Libya (1500)
Linguistics (1500)
Loyalists (500)
Lutheran Church (250)
Mad Mullah (250)
Madagascar (1500)
Mali (1500)
Mandela, Nelson (500)
Mandingo (500)
Mansfield Case (250)
Maroon Societies (1000)
Marrant, John (250)
Martinique (1500)
Marxism (1500)
Masai (500)
Mauritania (1500)
Mauritius (1500)
Medicine (1500)
Mende (500)
Mexico (1500)
Military Affairs (Colonial Armies) (500)
Military Affairs (Colonial Wars) (500)
Missionaries (1000)
Monroe Doctrine (500)
Monseratt (1500)
Morocco (1500)
Morrish Science Temple (250)
Mozambique (1500)
Mythology (1000)
Naming Practices (500)
Nation of Islam (300)
Ndebele (500)
Neocolonialism (1000)
Niagara Movement (250)
Niger (1500)
North America (2000)
Nubia (500)
Nuer (500)
OAS - Organization of American States (1000)
OAU - Organization of African Unity (1000)
Ogun (500)
Operation PUSH (250)
Oral Tradition (250)
Organization of Afro-American Unity (300)
Orisha (500)
Palmares (500)
Pan-African Conference (London 1900) (500)
Panama (1500)
Paraguay (1500)
Pasha, Muhammad Ali (250)
Peace Corps (1000)
Petroleum (500)
Peul (language) (250)
piezas de Indias (500)
Politics-Africa (1000)
Port Chicago (CA) race riot (250)
Port Royal Experiment (250)
Protestantism (500)
Provision Grounds (slave gardens) (250)
Puerto Rico (1500)
Racism, World Conference Against (1000)
Radio MARTI (250)
Rainbow Coalition (250)
Rap Music (250)
Religion (Africa) (2000)
Religion (Caribbean) (1500)
Religion (Latin America) (1500)
Religion (North America) (1500)
Religion (South America (1500)
Reparations (Colonialism) (1000)
Rum (250)
Rwanda (1500)
Salt (250)
Sanchez, Sonia (250)
Sao Tome and Principe (500)
Saramaka (250)
SCLC - Southern Christian Leadership Conference (250)
Secret Societies (250)
Segregation (1000)
Senegal (1500)
Senghor, Leopold Sedar (250)
Shabazz, Betty (250)
Shadrach Fugitive Slave case (250)
Shaka Zulu (250)
Shakur, Tupac (250)
Sharpeville Massacre (250)
Shilluk (People) (250)
Sierra Leone (1500)
Sierra Leone Company (500)
Sissulu, Walter (250)
Slave Revolts/ Marronage (1500)
Slave Ships (1500)
Slavery (Economics) (1500)
Slavery (History) (1500)
Slavery (Sociology) (1500)
Slavery, African (2500)
Slavery, Caribbean (2500)
Smithsonian African Art Museum (500)
Socialism (African) (250)
Sokoto Caliphate (250)
Somalia (1500)
Songhai (500)
Songhay (medieval empire) (250)
South Africa (1500)
South America (2000)
South America (2500)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1500)
Stono Rebellion (500)
Structural Adjustment (500)
Sudan (1500)
Sudan (country) (1000)
Sudan (region) (1000)
Sugar (250)
Surinam (1500)
Swaziland (1500)
Tacky's Revolt (500)
Tanzania (1500)
Taylor, Charles (250)
Timbuktu (250)
Tituba (250)
Togo (1500)
TransAfrica (250)
Trelawney Town Maroons (250)
Tulsa Race Riot (250)
Tuna (250)
Tunisia (1500)
Tuskegee Airmen (250)
Tuskegee Institute (250)
Tutsi (250)
Umoja (African Unity) (250)
UNESCO (500)
United Church of Christ (250)
United States (2500)
Universal Races Congress (London 1911) (500)
Uruguay (1500)
USA for Africa (250)
Venezuela (1500)
Virgin Islands (1500)
Voice of America (250)
Wedderburn, Robert (250)
West African Students Union (500)
West India Regiments (250)
Windward Islands (1500)
Wolof (500)
World Anti-Slavery Conference, 1840 (250)
World Anti-Slavery Conference, 1843 (250)
Xhosa (500)
Yanga (500)
Zimbabwe (1500)
Zong Incident (250)
Zulu (500)

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