American Jubilee Choirs, Industrial Capitalism, and Black South Africa
作者单位: 1University of Washington . Email: .
刊名: Journal of American Studies, 2018, Vol.52 (2), pp.274-296
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press Journal
DOI: 10.1017/S002187581700189X
原始语种摘要: Focusing on the Virginia Jubilee Singers, an African American singing ensemble that toured South Africa in the late nineteenth century, this article reveals how the transnational reach of commercialized black music informed debates about race, modernity, and black nationalism in South Africa. The South African performances of the Jubilee Singers enlivened debates concerning race, labor and the place of black South Africans in a rapidly industrializing South Africa. A visit from the first generation of global black American superstars fueled both white and black concerns about the racial political economy. The sonic actions of the Jubilee Singers were therefore a springboard for black South African claims for recognition as modern, educated and educable subjects, capable of, and entitled...
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  • black 炭黑
  • Black 布莱克
  • Africa 非洲
  • American 美国的
  • transnational 超越国界的
  • claims 赔偿金
  • political 政治
  • economy 经济
  • their 他们的
  • labor 工作