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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396062-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9606-2
... Paul Robbins Pastoralism and Community in Rajasthan: Interrogating Categories of Arid Lands Development Participatory and community development are the hallmark tropes of an emergent "people-centered" sustainable development (Rahnema 1993; Esteva 1993). In arid...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-109
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In 1982, the countryside of northern Potosí was hit by a devastating drought. Many indigenous peasants were forced to leave their arid fields and communities and migrate in search of new livelihoods. The song below—written by Luis Rico in the rhythmic tinku style of the traditional music of...
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... kitten hnrltustan area drsigrrated by Apartheid govcrnmerrt as Aftican I-lorrieland Battle of (:r~itoCarlavale For 137 days in 1987--1988,the internatiorl:rlist forcc.s of Cu1)a. fightirig alongside the MP1,A arid ANC Ilmkhorrto we Sizwr i~lsur- gents, crigaged tlie South Africarr...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...NAZCA POTTERY Javier Sologuren Among the regional kingdoms that flourished around a.d. 300weretheNazca, remembered best for the elegant figures and geometric shapes built across miles of arid mesa near modern-day Nazca. Many of those images—a monkey, a humming- bird, a spider—are repeated in...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...Chinchorro: The World’s Oldest Mummies Two to three thousand years before the Egyptians, the Chinchorro peoples of present- day northern Chile and southern Peru practiced elaborate mortuary rituals on their dead. The Chinchorro were fishermen and hunter-gatherers who adapted to the arid...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... need to sa! that I was fi-on1 Ne~t'170rh arid not Minneapolis. Later, after we were niarrietl, she told rrie that sht. didri't want to sccrri as eager for the attentioris of' an 4rnc.rican as othrxr wonien. 1 tilike (;r.acc arid Emily, or Sarnaritha arid hlartha, or that insr~flbrabletzomar~ it...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... otie daj fro~rrthe depttis of a reefcr I~ale,was tticl same as hav- ing no parents at all. Iiolfman was politiciretl in a way Sbw othcr kids at St. Mary's were, cuc~.ptJocel?ri. Ile kneu Black folks were on the move arid he was ready to sei7e the tirrle. This str:~ir~r.tirelatiorrs hetween...
Published: 10 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393337-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9333-7
..., turning on the object of her unrequited passion. Sprouting from the dead Adonis’s mouth is Swainsona formosa, Sturt’s desert pea, a wildflower from arid central Australia whose alien beauty displaces Venus’s Eurocentric blossoms. Producing this work has provided the...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
... the stampedoes of her frantic seas; nor the tearlessness of arid skies that never rain; nor the sight of her wide field of leaning spires, wrenched cope-stones, and crosses all adroop (like canted yards of anchored fleets); and her suburban avenues of house-walls lying over upon each other, as...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...Diaguita Ceramics From approximately 1000 until the 1500s ce, the Diaguita culture thrived in the region of Chile known as the norte chico (near north), between the Copiapó and Choapa Valleys. The area is one of geoclimatic transition between the arid Ata- cama Desert to the north and the...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... naught. I had staked everything on this revolution. The arrogance ofyour narcissistic navelgazing! But there it is, I thought, there it is. I could see no reason to hold yet another secret meeting on Lenin's question, What is to be done? From the computer I drifted hark to the window arid thcn to...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
..., nllj didn't she sa? something at direr?She's testing me. That's the onlj explanation. 1 have a sinking feeling that if it is our anniversarj arid if sh~does 1)eliebe 1 rcmemhered, the11 this call from this rnan will riot orilc cause me to fail the test but it will confirm the truth of' her...
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
..., nllj didn't she sa? something at direr?She's testing me. That's the onlj explanation. 1 have a sinking feeling that if it is our anniversarj arid if sh~does 1)eliebe 1 rcmemhered, the11 this call from this rnan will riot orilc cause me to fail the test but it will confirm the truth of' her...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
...THIPOLI I'ICS Ob E\ ER\ Dlk FElR fbr K/znn.j.n Sirlre vte've parted I'le become one of those people who sat nevcr more than once a chil(1hood at our diningroom table the da! after or perhaps two da>s hefbre a life in some far off arid ~tnpronouricetlplace I could riot...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... right to exist. That's what we, the Blacks, had endured all day long. ~Vaimaand tire other Black women at thepost-ral!y teach-in had been impa- tient, but polite. We had kept quiet, waiting for the c~rcommodationiststo peter out arid leave. Finally, night came. Now we were alone. Lisa...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... away. "4t the end of the Civil LVar the master came out and told the slavcs that eberyorie ir~the free world had surnames. If thej were going to live in the free world, they llatl to have surriarnes too. There were two rows of slave quarters. He waked his hand to the row on the right arid...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... painfullj over my scalp like tht. I)laclcx, rlou thc back of'a shod tliggi~igttirough gralel. R) the end. I was tired alid in tears. "how don't nc look like the moon?" mom laughed. "\eeds a touch of shir~tSlit r-ribbed habj oil all over rri? sc.alp. forehead ar~tlface, stood back arid...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
..., waiting for the c~rcommodationiststo peter out arid leave. Finally, night came. Now we were alone. Lisa; Nuirria; Selma and her daughter April, the rnother/daughter dynamic duo from Oaklantl who'd been two of the originalorganizers oftile Coalition Again.stIn.stitutionaI Racism~justouer a...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... was \\licri we li\cd in \c\\ lork: rligllts of,ja~ziri tl1(. Villilgc.; an c\c.riing at tlie art tlcc~j1ngclic-a cinema where they serketi pastr-icas arid esprclsso ar~dscree11c.d fort.igrr films atid the classics; that little Jamaican supper clulj where tllq srrved the 1)cst jerk chickcr...
Published: 21 February 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390466-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9046-6
..., different parts of the Sonoran Desert differ from one another. According to climatologists’ aridity ratings, the interior Sahara is 339 around 140 times more arid than Tucson, and Yuma, in southwest Arizona—and part of...