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

With a Foreword via Vijay Prashad and an Afterword through Gary Okihiro

How could we comprehend yellowface performances through African american citizens in Thirties swing variations of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, Paul Robeson's aid 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 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 way 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 heritage of eastern jazz composers to the present acclaim for black/Asian “buddy motion pictures” like Rush Hour, AfroAsian Encounters is a groundbreaking intervention into stories of race and ethnicity and an important examine the moving which means of race within the twenty-first century.

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