Apartheid—The Global Itinerary

South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation, 1948-1990

"Apartheid—The Global Itinerary" traces the global diffusion of apartheid-era expressive culture, whether textual, musical or visual, in a Cold War setting. The apartheid government exiled political activists, intellectuals, writers, photographers and musicians. Texts depicting racial oppression circulated within transnational networks. Images were disseminated by the mass media. Sounds traveled, whether as the radio broadcasts of displaced writers or as the jazz performances of exiled musicians. Read more