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Introduction: Racial Magnetism in Post–Civil Rights America

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introduction argues that the state, popular journalism, and university responded to economic and racial crises through pairing Asian and Black masculinity as oppositional humans, a structural ... More


“I’m Michael Jackson, You Tito”: Kung-Fu Fighters and Hip-Hop Buddies in Martial Arts Buddy Films

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the rise of martial arts genre has wide appeal for racialized communities and young audiences because it is the genre of the underdog. The martial arts film had its ... More


Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Yuichiro Onishi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762646
eISBN:
9780814762653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762646.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book introduces the dynamic process out of which social movements in black America, Japan, and Okinawa formed Afro-Asian solidarities against the practice of white supremacy in the twentieth ... More


Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Julia H. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Why do black characters appear so frequently in Asian American literary works and Asian characters in African American literary works in the early twentieth century? This book attempts to answer this ... More


Coda

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter contemplates the present state of Afro-Asian relations and begins by thinking about the connections that exist between the past and the present in which African Americans and ... More


Introduction

Crystal S. Anderson

in Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, namely to interrogate cross-cultural dynamics in two major ways. First, it examines Bruce Lee’s emergence as a cross-cultural hero and global ... More


Afro-Asian Cultural Production and the Rise of the Global Culture

Crystal S. Anderson

in Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses Lee’s film Way of the Dragon (1972) as a model for interpreting representations of contemporary Afro-Asian cultural interaction. The film shows the successful navigation of a ... More


“World Galaxy”

Kara Keeling

in Queer Times, Black Futures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780814748329
eISBN:
9781479841998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748329.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to a consideration of Glissant’s broader concept of “Relation.” Here, Alice Coltrane’s errant sonic experiments with Asian musical forms offer a way to think about a different ... More


Introduction: Du Bois’s Challenge

Yuichiro Onishi

in Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762646
eISBN:
9780814762653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762646.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores how social movements in black America, Japan, and Okinawa formed Afro-Asian solidarities to fight white supremacy during the twentieth century, resulting in the emergence of race ... More


W. E. B. Du Bois’s Afro-Asian Philosophy of World History

Yuichiro Onishi

in Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762646
eISBN:
9780814762653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762646.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines W. E. B. Du Bois's racial philosophy of human emancipation, or what it calls Afro-Asian philosophy of world history, by focusing on his response to the growing strength of the ... More


Conclusion: We Who Become Together

Yuichiro Onishi

in Transpacific Antiracism: Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762646
eISBN:
9780814762653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762646.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book has explored variations of transpacific strivings in black America, Japan, and Okinawa in the twentieth century. Following Toni Morrison's insight about “blackness” and how to enunciate it ... More


Introduction

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter states how the book elaborates the grand narratives of interracial relations by emphasizing the fact that Afro-Asian relations actually have a long and densely complicated ... More


The “Negro Problem” and the “Yellow Peril”: Early Twentieth-Century America’s Views on Blacks and Asians

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the various representations of the Afro-Asian relationship as well as the shifting signification of that relationship in textual and visual productions that were meant to be ... More


Nation, Narration, and the Afro-Asian Encounter in W. E. B. Du Bois’s Dark Princess and Younghill Kang’s East Goes West

Julia H. Lee

in Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752555
eISBN:
9780814752579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752555.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the question of what Afro-Asian political alliances and personal relationships might look like, and in what kinds of spaces they might exist and flourish. Both Dark Princess ... More


The Diplomatic Campaign, 1963–1966

Gregg A. Brazinsky

in Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the early 1960s, Beijing launched a new diplomatic effort to raise its visibility and promote its viewpoints in the Third World. Its goal was to assemble a radical coalition (or united front) ... More


Inaudible Man

Anne McKnight

in Nakagami, Japan: Buraku and the Writing of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672851
eISBN:
9781452947327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672851.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter illustrates how Nakagami derived wisdom and ideas from both buraku and African American literary works and then rewrote it into a modernist first-person narrative. It contains close ... More


Puffendorf–Crull and the Afro–Asian World (1968–69)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the work of Samuel Puffendorf (1632–94) and Jodocus Crull. Puffendorf, a professor at the Universities of Heidelberg and Lund, completed his main work on the Law of Nature and ... More


Empirical and Doctrinal Positivism in International Law (1974–75)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter first considers the attacks levelled against nineteenth-century German historian Leopold Ranke in post-war German literature on Afro–Asian history (including the history of the law of ... More


Our Friends Today: Algeria Joins the Third World

Jeffrey James Byrne

in Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199899142
eISBN:
9780190498979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899142.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter shows how the FLN became an active force in Third World politics in the second half of the Algerian War. Escaping the confines of the Maghrib, it blurred the lines between transnational ... More


The Rise of Third World Diplomacy: Success and Its Meanings at the 1955 Asian-African Conference in Bandung, Indonesia

Christopher J. Lee

in Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190226114
eISBN:
9780190256784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226114.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the 1955 Asian-African Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, as an example of successful diplomacy. It specifically examines how this meeting served as a catalyst for the rise of ... More


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