Includes bibliographical references and index. Foreword:Migrancy, culture, and a new map of Europe /Paul Gilroy --Introduction:Making the African American experience primary /Heike Raphael-Hernandez --PART I: CREATING A FOUNDATION --Jazz as decal for the European avant-garde /Jed Rasula --Blackness as symptom: Josephine Baker and European identity /Samir Dayal --"Jungle in the spotlight"?: primitivism and esteem: Katherine Dunham's 1954 German Tour /Dorothea Fischer-Hornung --Black music, white freedom: times and spaces of jazz countercultures in the USSR /Irina Novikova --PART II: ACCOMPANYING EUROPE INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY --Monuments of the black Atlantic: slavery memorials in the United States and the Netherlands /Johanna C. Kardux --Dancing away toward home: an interview with Bill T. Jones about dancing in contemporary Europe /P.A. Skantze --The melancholic influence of the postcolonial spectral: Vera Mantero summoning Josephine Baker /André Lepecki --Nights of Flamenco and Blues in Spain: from sorrow songs to Soleá and back /María Frías --Monsieur hip-hop /Felicia McCarren --Rap, rebounds, and Rocawear: the "darkening" of German youth culture /Cathy Covell Waegner --A.R.T., Klikk, K.A.O.S., and the rest: Hungarian youth rapping /Éva Miklódy --"But I ain't African, I'm American!": black American exiles and the construction of racial identities in twentieth-century France /Ch. Didier Gondola --"Heroes across the sea": black and white British fascination with African Americans in the contemporary black British fiction by Caryl Phillips and Jackie Kay /Alan Rice --PART III: TURNING INTO THEORY FOR EUROPE --Never shall we be slaves: Locke's treatises, slavery, and early European modernity /Sabine Broeck --Make capital out of their sympathy: rhetoric and reality of U.S. slavery and Italian immigrant prostitution along the color line from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century /Peter Gardner --Blackening gypsy slavery: the Romanian case /Mihaela Mudure --"Niggas" and "skins": nihilism among African American youth in low-income urban communities and east German youth in satellite cities, small towns, and rural areas /Heike Raphael-Hernandez
- LCC: D1056.2
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xxii, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
- Blacks -- Europe -- Social conditions
- Europe -- Ethnic relations
- Europe -- Race relations
- African American jazz musicians -- Europe
- Blacks -- Europe -- Public opinion
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