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Published: 21 December 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388739-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8873-9
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
Book: Castaway
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396208-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9620-8
Published: 10 December 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021599-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2159-9
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 04 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024538-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2453-8
... this tragedy alongside and through the Middle Passage. Forensic Oceanography maritime migration Mediterranean surveillance rescue ...
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By Jennifer L. Morgan
Published: 21 May 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... Middle Passage rape childbirth slavery ...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... capacities marked their understanding of the Middle Passage. Chapter 4, “Accounting for the ‘Most Excruciating Torment’: Transatlantic Passages,” considers both the experience of the Middle Passage for captive women and the archival challenges of framing their presence. It argues that women resisted...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059257-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
... her life, justified her enslavement, and jeopardized her freedom. After enslaved East Africans survived Middle Passages via land and sea, their arrival in Iran was marked by a forced visibility vis-à-vis their enslavement. The racialization of East Africans as exclusively siyah , or “Black...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9371-8
... of racist violence; historical and present intersections of anti-Blackness and anti-Chinese sentiment; Indigenous migrations framed through the stories of Los Angeles's Indian Alley; diasporic models of belonging through an artistic navigation of the Middle Passage; the US-Mexico border as a generative site...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373308-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7330-8
... the Middle Passage, the chapter links cultural lore such as the Flying African myth to the early twentieth century’s Great Migration and other movements that Black Americans have undertaken throughout the nation and abroad in response to their alienation within the United States. It also thinks through...
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027652-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2765-2
... Kendrick Lamar surprised fans and critics alike with the Spring 2015 release of To Pimp a Butterfly , a project of uplift in a time of chaos. In a section of the album the chapter coins its “Middle Passage,” four successive records outline his existential journey as he wrestles with the “evils...
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Published: 22 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027829-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2782-9
... understandings of the human embedded in the conceptual building blocks birthed in the wake of the Middle Passage were baked into categories that enabled Japanese thinkers and policymakers across the political spectrum to understand the economic calculations they were making about wages, labor power...
Published: 08 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027225-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2722-5
... discourses for subjects in slavery by looking at the problematics of Wheatley's only possible approach to the Enlightenment: from within Christianity. The chapter reads Wheatley's poem “Thoughts on the Works of Providence,” showing how it calls out to a future reader who might put the Middle Passage...
Published: 21 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373452-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7345-2
... in the Mediterranean Sea; and, finally, the ship-like monuments and memorials that respond to the Middle Passage. In each instance, the chapter is concerned with thinking through the ways that the semiotics of the slave ship continue in contemporary everyday life (and are actively resisted) in the regulation of Black...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059257-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
... woman who was kidnapped and trafficked into Iran, this chapter examines the different mechanisms that endangered her life, justified her enslavement, and jeopardized her freedom. After enslaved East Africans survived Middle Passages via land and sea, their arrival in Iran was marked by a forced...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... who forge connections across nations and religions to identify with other Brown youth in North Africa and the Middle East. “Muslim-looking” rappers across the globe call on Black popular culture to speak truth to power and articulate their demands for reform. desi South Asian American Arab...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of the campaign in 1967. In 1969, after time abroad, he was in hiding in La Paz writing up his notes and also preparing with other comrades a new urban guerilla struggle when he was discovered and killed by security forces. This passage recounts his first encounters with Che in Ñancahuazú. It reveals...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., which they considered inadequate, and continued on their way. When they arrived in the capital city, there was an outpouring of public sympathy. The march led to the passage of supreme decrees that recognized “indigenous territories” for the first time in the history of the country. The march also...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and therefore should form the basis for national culture and political life. But the following passage represents the contradictory “ indigenista ” aspect of his thinking. Although Tamayo’s use of simplistic racial categories seems antiquated or worse in historical perspective, it was novel at the time to argue...