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Asante, Molefi Kete 1942-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 557 publications in 2 languages and 27,057 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Encyclopedias  Sources  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Publishing director
Classifications: E185, 973.0496073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Molefi Kete Asante
Handbook of international and intercultural communication by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

46 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intercultural communication is a field of research with applicability to a wide range of human interactions. It is significant as an intellectual and practical pursuit because it helps us to understand the nature of human beings creating meaning for other human beings."--Preface (p. 7)
The historical and cultural atlas of African Americans by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles important periods in African-American history that have shaped their lives and culture, with over 130 maps, tables, and diagrams
The Afrocentric idea by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ways in which Black people communicate in terms of African culture
Erasing racism : the survival of the American nation by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the status of racism in the United States, calling attention to the two differing schools of thought, on behalf of whites and blacks, about the existence of racism, and the problems African Americans still face in today's society
The African-American atlas : Black history and culture--an illustrated reference by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The African-American Atlas is a revised edition of the 1991 Historical and Cultural Atlas of African Americans. Significantly revised and updated, this definitive work is a visual and narrative portrait of the African-American culture, heritage, and people. Comprehensive in scope, this Atlas chronicles important periods in African-American history that have shaped the outlook, lives, and hopes of African Americans today. From the origins in Africa to the transatlantic journey, from slavery to the Civil Rights Movement, this highly illustrated reference work presents a well-balanced account of the diverse African-American culture and its people who struggled and continue to struggle to overcome obstacles and achieve success
Afrocentricity by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe - instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own perspectives. The History of Africa redresses this by letting the perspectives of Africans themselves take center stage." "Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day - using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh new survey that includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have escaped the writing of African history in the West."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of Black studies by Ama Mazama( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than a chronicle of black culture or black people, this encyclopedia deals with the emergence and maturity of an intellectual field over the past four decades. Beginning with the protests at San Francisco State College in 1967 that led to the first degree-granting department of Black Studies, the field's rapid growth over time necessitates an authoritative account of the discipline. More than ever scholars and students need a clear conception of what the evolutionary processes have been in the creation and maintenance of the discipline." "The Encyclopedia of Black Studies is the leading reference source for dynamic and innovative research on the Black Experience. The concept for the encyclopedia was developed from the successful Journal of Black Studies (SAGE) and contains a full analysis of the economic, political, sociological, historical, literary, and philosophical issues related to Americans of African descent. This single-volume reference is the vanguard of the recent explosive growth in quality scholarship in the field."--BOOK JACKET
African culture : the rhythms of unity by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 greatest African Americans : a biographical encyclopedia by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents brief biographical sketches of such prominent African Americans as Marian Anderson, Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Jesse Owens, and Booker T. Washington
Language, communication, and rhetoric in Black America by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African intellectual heritage : a book of sources by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive volume brings together documents from the intellectual history of Africa and the diaspora, including works by ancient, anonymous writers whose texts were originally written on stone and papyri and well-known public figures of more recent times. Authors represented include James Weldon Johnson, Jomo Kenyatta, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Wole Soyinka, Olaudah Equiano, Ali A. Mazrui, Frantz Fanon, Peter Sarpong, Kwame Nkrumah, Chinua Achebe, Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, Amy Jacques Garvey, Paul Robeson, Julius K. Nyerere, Maulana Karenga, James Baldwin, Cornel West, Nat Turner, David Walker, Frederick Douglass, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Anna Julia Cooper, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Haile Selassie, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther King Jr., Amiri Baraka, Walter Rodney, Malcolm X, Angela Y. Davis, Mensah Sarbah, Maria W. Stewart, Edward Wilmot Blyden, Abdias do Nascimiento, various Egyptian Pharaohs, and others
Rhetoric of Black revolution by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of African names by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and customs of Egypt by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the culture and customs of the people of contemporary Egypt
The global intercultural communication reader by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The field of intercultural communication seeks to understand the process of communicating across cultural boundaries with an aim toward promoting positive relations between different cultures and nations. The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first comprehensive anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to analyzing and appreciating the diverse ways of communicating in different cultures, and incorporates African and Asian as well as Western perspectives. The volume's international scope aims to expand and enlarge the field by promoting greater engagement with the closely related field of international communication." "Featuring thirty readings by imporant intercultural and international communication scholars, The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is edited by Molefi Kete Asante, one of the founders of the field of intercultural communication, along with international scholars Yoshitaka Miike and Jing Yin. The volume is ideal for undergraduate and graduate courses in intercultural communication, particularly those with an international focus."--Back cover
Transracial communication by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores and explains communication among different racial groups within the scope of existing communication theory. Following a brief introduction, chapters cover "Directions in Transracial Communication" (definitions, process, structurization, and purpose); "Culture and Transracial Communication" (a viewpoint on culture, time, family, black language styles, functions of black language, and an approach to intervention); "Structure of Transracial Communication" (form and content, qualities affecting structure); "a Model of Transracial Communication" (universal context, ethnic perspective, and initiator); "Elements of Transracial Noise" (control beliefs, stereotypes, lack of basic skills, and inadequate perception); "Symbols in Transracial Communication" (symbols, symbols and racism); and "Determinants of Normalization" (Speech acts in transracial contexts, metacommunication, sex and transracial communication, social stratification and transracial communication, conversations in the routine, and consensus--the plague of normalization). A 157-item bibliography concludes the volume. (Hod)
Transcultural realities : interdisciplinary perspectives on cross-cultural relations by Virginia Hall Milhouse( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text challenges the quantitative, social science perspective on intercultural communication by examining critical issues from diverse perspectives. Key topics include historical and religious perspectives; racial and ethnic issues; cross-cultural adaptation; and methods of researching 'other' cultures
Encyclopedia of African religion by Molefi Kete Asante( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Numerous titles focusing on particular beliefs in Africa exist, including Marcel Griaule's Conversations with Ogotemmeli, but this one presents an unparallelled exploration of a multitude of cultures and experiences. It is both a gateway to deeper exploration and a penetrating resource on its own. This is bound to become the definitive scholarly resource on African religions.""--Library Journal, Starred Review""Overall, because of its singular focus, reliability, and scope, this encyclopedia will prove invaluable where there is considerable interest in Africa or in different religious trad
Handbook of Black studies( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first handbook that brings together research and scholarship in the field of African-American or Black Studies. It is intended for libraries as well as graduate researchers seeking to ascertain the current state of the research in African American Studies. The Handbook has four main divisions: Historical and Cultural Foundations, Philosophical and Conceptual Basis, Critical and Analytical Concepts, and Future of the Field
 
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The historical and cultural atlas of African Americans
Alternative Names
Asante, M. K.

Asante, M. K. 1942-

Asante, Molefi K.

Asante, Molefi K. 1942-

Asante, Molefi Kete 1942-

Kete Asante, Molefi

Kete Asante Molefi 1942-....

Molefi Kete Asante Amerikaans schrijver

Molefi Kete Asante scrittore e filosofo statunitense

Molefi Kete Asante US-amerikanischer Autor und Afrozentrist

Smith, Arthur L.

Smith, Arthur L. 1942-

Smith, Arthur L. 1942- Jr

Smith, Arthur L. (Arthur Lee), 1942-

Smith, Arthur L., Jr. (Arthur Lee), 1942-

Smith Arthur Lee 1942-....

מולפי קטה אסאנטה

موليفي كيتي أسانتي

モレフィ・ケテ・アサンテ

Languages
English (286)

French (3)

Covers
The historical and cultural atlas of African AmericansThe Afrocentric ideaErasing racism : the survival of the American nationThe African-American atlas : Black history and culture--an illustrated referenceAfrocentricityThe history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmonyEncyclopedia of Black studiesAfrican culture : the rhythms of unity