The intimacies of four continents / Lisa Lowe. pages cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardcover: alk. paper). Lisa Lowe’s book addresses the colonial relationships that connect the continents of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. These relationships of appropriation. Lisa Lowe’s Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics () helped usher in the transnational turn in Asian American studies, reorienting the field.

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A Fetishism of Colonial Commodities 73 4. Lowe writes that “it is necessary to conceive settler colonialism, slavery, indenture, imperial war, and trade together, as braided parts of a world process.

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Good intentions, unnecessarily long, convoluted, and jargon-y result.

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This book is not so jntimacies interdisciplinary as blowing disciplinary boundaries out of the water with seeming ease. Her pain-staking research offers the material links to bolster Weheliye’s work with Black Feminism.

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