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By Richard H. Brodhead
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... Reynolds Price memorial service A Whole New Life 2011 ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... Richard Brodhead speaks at the memorial service for the poet, novelist, essayist, and memoirist Reynolds Price, who was the James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University. Reynolds Price memorial service A Whole New Life 2011 ...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375883-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7588-3
... connections generated by imperial intrusion and evangelization are best understood not as fleeting “encounters” but rather as sustained “entanglements” which reshaped the parameters of indigenous life. The introduction shows that in the particular case of the Bay of Islands in the north of New Zealand...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... of these autonomist movements is “the creativity of real men and women, of ordinary people, who are, in the end, those who make the revolution and are the ones who create the new worlds.” Rather than the “trap of the generalized designs for the ‘society as a whole’,” this post-Leninist paradigm understands that “what...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... are, in the end, those who make the revolution and are the ones who create the new worlds.” Rather than the “trap of the generalized designs for the ‘society as a whole’,” this post-Leninist paradigm understands that “what happens with the whole of society is always the result of innumerable initiatives...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... planters met by expanding plantations worked by enslaved laborers onto lands taken from native peoples and, in Texas, from Mexico. Amid wars after 1808, new industries rose in the Northeast, depending on southern cotton while competing with British industries. Meanwhile, farmers pushed across...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... radio crashed in tandem with the disco juggernaut, New York’s party DJs reasserted themselves as preeminent taste connoisseurs who could break records locally and regionally but not nationally. WBLS DJ Frankie Crocker, hugely influential in New York, established a close bond with Larry Levan, often...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... In the eighteenth century, Guatemala named a kingdom from Chiapas to Costa Rica. By the 1840s it was a republic of much smaller territory, struggling to integrate diverse regions and communities into a stable whole. Always distant from silver capitalism, Guatemalan merchants prospered...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... if an era was drawing to a close, not just for ZE Records but for the city as a whole. “It became a lot more commercial in 1983 and expectations changed,” he recalls. Michael Jackson Thriller music majors David Bowie Michael Zilkha ZE Records ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and that the kingdom of Peru—meaning colonial rule in Andean territory as a whole—should come to an end. After the outbreak of the indigenous insurrection in 1780, the Spanish-born military offcer Sebastián de Segurola (1740–89) was transferred from Larecaja, where he was corregidor, to the city of La Paz...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... resigned from the offcial Spanish television channel under the Franco dictatorship and gained a new lease on life in Bolivia in 1968. He immediately adopted Bolivian citizenship and gradually became involved in the social and political problems of his new country through radio, photography, film reviews...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...1983<subtitle>The Genesis of Division</subtitle> Club 57 closed in early 1983 and Steve Mass wound down the Mudd Club soon after, but Danceteria and Pyramid maintained their frenzied schedules. Patti Astor and Bill Stelling opened the new year at the Fun Gallery with a Futura 2000 show...
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By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
...The Journey Dr. Ralph Snyderman provides a brief, biographic chapter on his childhood and years of study. He describes his life in Brooklyn, NY, and his ancestry from the Ukraine. His university years and course of study in medical school are described. Last, he provides an outline of his...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... the Third (Communist) International looks set to follow suit and support a new war. James argues that only Marxism can explain both world politics and the “new civilisation” represented by the Soviet Union, and it predicts a new process of world revolution unfolding in case of another war. War...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... immediately moved to expel Morales, who was by this time a congressman from the new Movement to Socialism (MAS) party, during a rushed session that failed to prove his responsibility for the deaths of the policemen. Morales announced that he would return “as millions,” as Tupaj Katari is said to have...