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Bibliography of African Canadian History Books

I found this list online (see link, below), which contains dozens of titles, most of which I'd never heard of before. Here's a sampling of some of the books cited on his list:

Aylward, Carol A. Canadiana Critical Race Theory: Racism and the Law. Halifax: Fernwood, 1999.

Bartolo, Oswald. The History of Blacks in Canada: 1608 to Now. Montreal: National Black Coalition of Canada, 1976.

Black, Ayanna. Voices: Canadian Writers of African Descent. Toronto: Harper Collins, 1992.

Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia. Traditional Lifetime Stories: A Collection of Black Memories. 2 vols. Dartmouth, Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, 1987 and 1988.

Black Learner's Advisory Committee. BLAC Report on Education: Redressing Inequity-Empowering Black Learners. Halifax: Black Learners Advisory Committee, 1994.

Campbell, Mavis Christine. The Maroons of Jamaica 1655-1796: A History of Resistance, Collaboration and Betrayal. Trenton: Africa World Press, 1990.

Cassidy, Ivan. Nova Scotia: All About Us. Scarborough: Nelson Canada, 1983.

Clairmont, Donald H., and Dennis William Magill. Nova Scotian Blacks: An Historian and Structural Overview. Halifax: Institute of Public Affairs, Dalhousie University, No. 83, 1973.

Dejean, Paul. The Haitians in Quebec: A Sociological Profile. Ottawa: The Tecumseh Press, 1980.

Govia, Francine, and Helen Lewis. Blacks in Canada: A Bibliographical Guide to the History of Blacks in Canada. Edmonton: Harambee Centers Canada, 1988.

Grant, John N. The Immigration and Settlement of the Black Refugees of the War of 1812 in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Dartmouth: The Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia, 1990.

Henry, Frances. Forgotten Canadians: The Blacks of Nova Scotia. Don Mills, Longmans Canada Ltd., 1973.

Oliver, Pearleen. An Historic Minority: The Black People of Nova Scotia, 1781-1981. Dartmouth: Metrographic Printing Services Ltd., 1981.

Robinson, Carey. The Iron Thorn: The Defeat of the British by the Jamaican Maroons. Kingston: Kingston Publishers, 1993.

Talbot, Carol. Growing Up Black in Canada. Toronto: Williams-Wallace Productions, 1984

Thompson, Colin A. Blacks in Deep Snow: Black Pioneers in Canada. Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1979.

- Lisa B. Lee, PLCGS
Oakland, CA

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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