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Series: Latin america otherwise: languages, empires, nations
Published: 09 December 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394501-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9450-1
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... the earth a different future as an archival medium, and in response to geotrauma. Black earth is theorized as a way to understand the inhuman beyond either dialectical epistemes or alterities, and to see subjectivity as intramaterial. Black ontology Enlightenment geographies earth inhuman...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... generations of enlightened nation makers—the enlightened creoles and their successors, the politician-geographers—this chapter explains why the transimperial Greater Caribbean did not find its way into Colombia’s nation-making narrative. Enlightened creoles and politician-geographers made possible...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... This essays grapples with the Caribbean basin as a multicultural and cosmopolitan geo-political entity. Locating the Caribbean within and against discourses of European Enlightenment modernity, the essay looks to put forth a cosmo-political ethics of reading that troubles contemporary...
... promise of neutrality required policing and diplomatic pressure from Spanish officials in New Granada, Venezuela, and the Spanish Caribbean islands. Finally, a combination of news about developments in Europe, personal fears of the Haitian Revolution, and Enlightenment ideas about race and civilization...
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By Ernesto Bassi
... nation making enlightened creole geopolitics map decaribbeanization counternarrative Colombia ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... officials in New Granada, Venezuela, and the Spanish Caribbean islands. Finally, a combination of news about developments in Europe, personal fears of the Haitian Revolution, and Enlightenment ideas about race and civilization informed Bolívar’s action plan and expectations for support during his Caribbean...