AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics by Heike Raphael-Hernandez,Shannon Steen,Vijay Prashad,Gary

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By Heike Raphael-Hernandez,Shannon Steen,Vijay Prashad,Gary Okihiro

With a Foreword through Vijay Prashad and an Afterword by means of Gary Okihiro

How could we comprehend yellowface performances by means of African american citizens in Nineteen Thirties swing diversifications of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Paul Robeson's help of Asian and Asian American struggles, or the absorption of hip hop through Asian American early life culture?

AfroAsian Encounters is the 1st anthology to examine the mutual impression of and relationships among participants of the African and Asian diasporas. whereas those teams have usually been regarded as occupying incommensurate, if no longer opposing, cultural and political positions, students from background, literature, media, and the visible arts right here hint their interconnections and interactions, in addition to the tensions among the 2 teams that usually come up. AfroAsian Encounters probes past pop culture to track the historic lineage of those coalitions from the overdue 19th century to the present.

A foreword by way of Vijay Prashad units the quantity within the context of the Bandung convention part a century in the past, and an afterword by way of Gary Okihiro charts the contours of a “Black Pacific.” From the background of eastern jazz composers to the present acclaim for black/Asian “buddy motion pictures” like Rush Hour, AfroAsian Encounters is a groundbreaking intervention into reviews of race and ethnicity and a very important examine the transferring which means of race within the twenty-first century.

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AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics

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