Robbie Shilliam's The Black Pacific: Anti-Colonial Struggles and Oceanic PDF

By Robbie Shilliam

ISBN-10: 147251923X

ISBN-13: 9781472519238

ISBN-10: 1472535545

ISBN-13: 9781472535542

Why have the struggles of the African Diaspora so resonated with South Pacific humans? How have Maori, Pasifika and Pakeha activists included the ideologies of the African diaspora into their fight opposed to colonial rule and racism, and their pursuit of social justice?

This publication demanding situations primary understandings of the ancient linkages that make up the (post-)colonial global. the writer is going past either the domination of the Atlantic perspective, and the correctives now being provided by way of South Pacific and Indian Ocean reviews, to examine how the Atlantic ecumene is refracted in and has encouraged the Pacific ecumene. The booklet is empirically wealthy, utilizing vast interviews, participation and archival paintings and concentrating on the politics of Black energy and the Rastafari religion. it's also theoretically subtle, supplying an leading edge hermeneutical critique of post-colonial and subaltern reports.

The Black Pacific is crucial examining for college students and students of Politics, diplomacy, background and Anthropology drawn to anti-colonial struggles, anti-racism and the quests for equality, justice, freedom and self-determination.

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