By Heike Raphael-Hernandez,Shannon Steen,Vijay Prashad,Gary Okihiro
With a Foreword by way of Vijay Prashad and an Afterword via Gary Okihiro
How could we comprehend yellowface performances via African american citizens in Nineteen Thirties swing diversifications of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Paul Robeson's aid of Asian and Asian American struggles, or the absorption of hip hop by means of Asian American formative years culture?
AfroAsian Encounters is the 1st anthology to examine the mutual effect of and relationships among individuals of the African and Asian diasporas. whereas those teams have frequently been considered occupying incommensurate, if no longer opposing, cultural and political positions, students from heritage, literature, media, and the visible arts the following hint their interconnections and interactions, in addition to the tensions among the 2 teams that typically come up. AfroAsian Encounters probes past pop culture to track the ancient lineage of those coalitions from the past due 19th century to the present.
A foreword by means of Vijay Prashad units the amount within the context of the Bandung convention part a century in the past, and an afterword by means of Gary Okihiro charts the contours of a “Black Pacific.” From the historical past of eastern jazz composers to the present approval for black/Asian “buddy motion pictures” like Rush Hour, AfroAsian Encounters is a groundbreaking intervention into reports of race and ethnicity and a very important examine the transferring that means of race within the twenty-first century.
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AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics by Heike Raphael-Hernandez,Shannon Steen,Vijay Prashad,Gary Okihiro