Pauulu’s Diaspora is a sweeping story of Black internationalism across the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Ocean worlds, told through the life and work of twentieth-century environmental activist Pauulu Kamarakafego.
Pauulu's Diaspora was awarded the African American Intellectual History Association's (AAIHS) 2021 Pauli Murray Book Prize and a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 2021 Fellowship Book Award Prize, was a finalist for the 2021 Association for the Study of African American Life and History Book Prize and received Honorable Mention for the 2021 Organization of American Historians Liberty Legacy Foundation Book Award and was a Black Perspectives Best Black History Book of 2020.
About the Author:
Hailing from the island of Bermuda, Professor Quito Swan is an award-winning historian of Black internationalism, Black Power, and the Black Pacific and a scholar of race, public policy, and the African Diaspora. Quito J. Swan is Professor of History and Africana Studies at George Washington University, and Director of its Africana Studies Program.
Dr. Swan is the author of three monographs, Black Power in Bermuda (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), Pauulu's Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice (University Press of Florida, 2020), and the forthcoming Pasifika Black: Oceania, Anticolonialism, and the African World (New York University Press, 2022). Swan's next book projects include Black El Dorado: Bermuda and the Black Radical Diaspora (under contract with University Press of Illinois) and Born As A Sufferah: The Insurgent Soundscapes of Dancehall Music, which explores Black internationalism at the turn of the twenty first century through the soundscapes of Reggae, Dancehall and Sound System cultures.
Paper ISBN 13: 9780813068572 Publication Date: 11/02/2021
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