Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2016

3000 Pages

7-1/2 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199935796

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Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

Editor-in-chief: Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

  • Extensive: over 2,000 articles on people of African descent (as well as people who impacted the history of the Diaspora) from the colonial era to the present and from all regions and countries of the Caribbean and Latin America
  • Scholarly: articles written by experts in the field of the Diaspora
  • Diverse: Covers major and obscure figures in the fields of the humanities, military, art and the performing arts, government and politics, law, literature, education, science, business, medicine, activism, and religion.
  • New: many figures covered in the project have never appeared in an English-language publication before.
  • The third biography collection published by OUP that focuses on people of African descent, and it will continue to grow online as part of the African American Studies Center