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Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... colonialism social movements activist scholarship Maoism racial formation ...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376095-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7609-5
... then moves to position the book in conversation with several bodies of literature, most centrally scholarship concerned with Chinese political communication with foreign groups, twentieth century black leftist internationalism, and works that challenge previous scholarship’s masculinist framing of Cold War...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... This chapter situates Léopold Sédar Senghor in relation to existing scholarship and his activities during World War II. It discusses the impact that his time in German POW camps had on his writing and thinking about how African cultural specificity, transcontinental hospitality, and human...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... to understand the balance in his own life between activism and scholarship. He draws from The Black Jacobins lessons deployed in almost all of his written works of history, either covertly or overtly. Mumia Abu-Jamal’s text ends with reference to the continued influence of James’s work in his life and work...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... in creating the image? And how does racialization figure in this setup? The chapter recuperates feminist scholarship on practices of looking; while some surveillance technologies may be new, the forms of oppression reproduced by them are not. In the popular press, Cyrus, constructed as white, is situated...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... society and postcolonial feminist scholarship, the chapter’s analysis steers clear of binary explanations of power and resistance. It finds that the outcomes of black organizing are contradictory and contingent on different factors. Afro-Colombians have gained remarkable national and global visibility...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This chapter critically examines the strategies and achievements of Afro-Colombian social movements from the late 1980s to 2000. Informed by Gramsci’s insights about the relationship between the state and civil society and postcolonial feminist scholarship, the chapter’s analysis steers clear...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
...The Social and the Aesthetic In this mainly conceptual, ground-clearing chapter, the author develops thinking on the articulation between music and the social. This task responds to the long-standing demand issued by scholarship in popular music studies, ethnomusicology, and music sociology...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... Gramsci Law 70 conjunctures Afro-Colombian postcolonial feminist scholarship social exclusion black communities ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... the ways in which this account of the heroism of the Haitian people allowed him to understand the balance in his own life between activism and scholarship. He draws from The Black Jacobins lessons deployed in almost all of his written works of history, either covertly or overtly. Mumia Abu-Jamal’s text...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... this account of the heroism of the Haitian people allowed him to understand the balance in his own life between activism and scholarship. He draws from The Black Jacobins lessons deployed in almost all of his written works of history, either covertly or overtly. Mumia Abu-Jamal’s text ends with reference...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... in the largely Brahmanized scholarship on Sikhism. A vibrant religion, Sikhism has witnessed high and low points in its journey of five hundred years. And so have the Dalits of Punjab. In the process of its growth and expansion from 1750 to 1850, the Sikh body politic came to be afflicted by casteism...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... women are presented as complicit in the creation of the images that put them on display, where the recipient of the gaze is a participant in creating the image? And how does racialization figure in this setup? The chapter recuperates feminist scholarship on practices of looking; while some surveillance...
Published: 05 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2380-7
... that shapes the urban fabric. monastic communities socioeconomic activities land reclamation Using de’ Barbari’s View of Venice as its framing device, chapter 17 joins other recent scholarship in challenging the notion of a neat public/private, male/female divide in Venetian space. Women...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... study, especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
..., especially as the voluminous scholarship on the Civil War, ambient culture, and wartime literature continues to grow. What follows is an effort to “walk chalk,” as Twain’s Aunt Rachel might say, from the war’s prelude to its aftermath. For the antebellum clash at homesteads like “The Cabin at Pharaoh’s...