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By Simone Browne
Published: 07 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... American Revolution colonial New York the Book of Negroes lantern laws passports ...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... if in the streets after dark and unescorted by a white person. American Revolution colonial New York the Book of Negroes lantern laws passports ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... This chapter tells train stories. It is about writing in trains and also narrating stories that take place on trains. “Mofussil Junction” refers to the colonial name for small (or provincial) towns and in this essay the author focuses on Patna, Bihar and Poughkeepsie, New York. Train...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375036-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... First drafted shortly after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon, this chapter explores key elements in Anzaldúa’s onto-epistemology (“desconocimientos,” “the path of conocimiento”); aesthetics (“the Coyolxauhqui imperative”); and ethics (“spiritual activism...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
...Places This chapter tells train stories. It is about writing in trains and also narrating stories that take place on trains. “Mofussil Junction” refers to the colonial name for small (or provincial) towns and in this essay the author focuses on Patna, Bihar and Poughkeepsie, New York...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... of origin. But an "F" on an identity document can be verified, it is assumed, with a quick external examination of the body. This essay examines New York City policymakers' responses to the requests for reclassification between 1965 and 2006. We analyze data generated from participant observation...
Published: 09 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395164-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9516-4
... News Milwaukee Sentinel Morning Oregonian (Portland) New York Times North American North American and United States Gazette Nupepa Kuokoa Omaha Bee Omaha World-Herald Pacific Commercial Advertiser Paradise of the Pacific Puck Rocky Mountain...
Published: 09 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395164-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9516-4
... News Milwaukee Sentinel Morning Oregonian (Portland) New York Times North American North American and United States Gazette Nupepa Kuokoa Omaha Bee Omaha World-Herald Pacific Commercial Advertiser Paradise of the Pacific Puck Rocky Mountain...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Montes (1904–9, 1913–17). He actively courted U.S. financial investment and arranged the so-called Speyer Contract, a joint stock venture between the Bolivian government, the National City Bank of New York, and the Speyer Company to construct railroads that would “vertebrate” national space. The project...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... the academy for the campaign and demonstrates how such action can refresh and enliven radical inquiry and scholarship in the United States. boycott Divestment and Sanctions Campaign academic boycott Israeli apartheid This essay is a case study of the Department of Equity Studies at York...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7366-7
...); and the celebrated novel by Haitian American writer Edwidge Danticat, The Farming of Bones (New York, 1998)—the chapter traces the official discourse surrounding Massacre of 1937 back to the anti-Haitian literature of the nineteenth century examined in chapter 1, showing how diction became law and epistemic...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of work is marked by its intimate subjective perspectives and its elegant, distilled expression. In 2004, Mitre published his volume of poems The Manhattan Umbrella, a tribute to the spaces and people of New York City. As the Spanish writer Antonio Muñoz Molina put it, the book captures “that strange...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., the highland mining camps were cemeteries full of men who aged and died prematurely, whose bodies were poisoned, and whose labor enriched New York and London more than it did their own homeland. Tío is the name given to the numerous rough statues of the Devil that protect veins of minerals in strategic...