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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Fisher, Rudolph (1897–1934)

John McCluskey.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 855 words.

In his short stories and two published novels Rudolph Fisher was concerned with the development of an urban community with

Salt Eaters, The

Ann Folwell Stanford.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 591 words.

Toni Cade Bambara's important multilayered novel The Salt Eaters (1980) is set in the community of Claybourne, Georgia, during the

Touré, Askia M. (1938)

James W. Richardson.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 721 words.

Askia M. Touré, in his multifaceted roles as poet, community activist, lecturer, and educator, is recognized as one of the

Corrothers, James D. (1869–1917)

Dickson D. Jr. Bruce.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 852 words.

Born in Michigan, James D. Corrothers was raised in the predominantly white community of South Haven by his paternal grandfather,

Du Bois, W. E. B. (1868–1963)

Arnold Rampersad.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 1621 words.

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in 1868. He was born into a small community