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Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372554-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7255-4
Published: 05 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002611-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0261-1
Book Chapter

By Joseph R. Winters
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... Richard Rorty American exceptionalism collective violence acceptable loss displacement of violence ...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373612-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
...? It argues that for too long (post) colonial studies has held a myopic understanding of empire that sidelines and treats as “exceptional” a range of imperial formations and practices that could instead be considered exemplary. Here, the political history of “American exceptionalism” is an entry...
Book Chapter

By Ann Laura Stoler
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... Imperial sovereignty Exceptionalism Colonial studies American studies ...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374114-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
... and the Pacific Islands over the meaning of American exceptionalism, militarized security, justice, and decolonization. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Smithsonian National Air Space Museum Controversy commemorations culture wars critical transnationalism ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... .To provide a different conception of race and nation, one that takes seriously the violence involved in our attachments to solid (individual and collective) identities, this chapter provides a creative reading of Toni Morrison’s Paradise . Richard Rorty American exceptionalism collective violence...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
.... By distinguishing critical transnationalism from transnational ventriloquism, the chapter addresses the possibilities of transpacific critique—a critique that may prove vital in the intensifying struggles in Asia and the Pacific Islands over the meaning of American exceptionalism, militarized security, justice...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7361-2
... exceptionalism” is an entry to an analysis that considers imperial polities as those whose techniques of governance thrive on the production of exemptions, exceptions, and their uneven and changing proliferation. Imperial sovereignty Exceptionalism Colonial studies American studies This chapter...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes a talk that Rosemarie gave to one of Rachel’s African American studies classes, in which she discussed the love that forms the foundation of southern culture (black and white), the importance of gratitude and forgiveness, and people like Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Clarence and Florence...
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003328-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0332-8
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... on the marginalized and exploited. Second, in a number of Latin American countries, new indigenous movements began gaining ground. Bolivia was one of the earliest such cases, with its predominantly Aymara indianista and katarista currents. Since the 1990s, such convergences and emphases have contributed toward so...