By Heike Raphael-Hernandez,Shannon Steen,Vijay Prashad,Gary Okihiro
With a Foreword through Vijay Prashad and an Afterword via Gary Okihiro
How may perhaps we comprehend yellowface performances by means of African american citizens in Thirties swing variations of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Paul Robeson's help of Asian and Asian American struggles, or the absorption of hip hop via Asian American formative years culture?
AfroAsian Encounters is the 1st anthology to examine the mutual impression 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 right here 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 quantity within the context of the Bandung convention part a century in the past, and an afterword via Gary Okihiro charts the contours of a “Black Pacific.” From the background of eastern jazz composers to the present approval for black/Asian “buddy motion pictures” like Rush Hour, AfroAsian Encounters is a groundbreaking intervention into stories of race and ethnicity and a vital examine the transferring that means of race within the twenty-first century.
Read or Download AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics PDF
Best discrimination & racism books
Making Whiteness is a profoundly vital paintings that explains how and why whiteness got here to be any such the most important, embattled--and distorting--component of twentieth-century American identity. In intricately textured aspect and with passionately mastered research, Grace Elizabeth Hale exhibits how, whilst confronted with the lively citizenship in their ex-slaves after the Civil warfare, white southerners re-established their dominance via a cultural approach according to violence and actual separation.
Sarah Baartman's iconic prestige because the "Hottentot Venus" - as "victimized" African girl, "Mother" of the hot South Africa, and ancestral spirit to numerous ladies of the African Diaspora - has ended in an outpouring of essays, biographies, movies, interviews, paintings installations, and facilities, comprising a digital archive that seeks to discover a few that means in her personality.
Cedric J. Robinson bargains a brand new realizing of race in the USA via his research of theater and movie of the early 20th century. He argues that financial, political, and cultural forces found in the eras of silent movie and the early "talkies" firmly entrenched restricted representations of African americans.
In a few areas, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) used to be a social fraternity whose individuals loved sophomoric hijinks and do-it-yourself liquor. In different parts, the KKK used to be a paramilitary team motive on protecting former slaves clear of white ladies and Republicans clear of poll packing containers. South Carolina observed the worst Klan violence and, in 1871, President supply despatched federal troops below the command of significant Lewis Merrill to revive legislation and order.
- The Jail: Managing the Underclass in American Society
- Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in 1920s Michigan
- Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South
- Political Sociology in a Global Era: An Introduction to the State and Society
- Radical Voices for Democratic Schooling: Exposing Neoliberal Inequalities (Postcolonial Studies in Education)
- Divine Duality: The Power of Reconciliation Between Women and Men
Extra resources for AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics
AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics by Heike Raphael-Hernandez,Shannon Steen,Vijay Prashad,Gary Okihiro