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By Nayoung Aimee Kwon
Published: 25 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... chihō bungaku Osaka mainichi colonial collection decontextualization gaichi naichi ...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... (in the form of newly opening transportation routes, for example) serves to figure the Japanese metropole, or naichi, as modern, while the outer areas, or gaichi, become not spatial others but localities within the expanding imperial grid. The chapter then moves to a discussion of the “colonial collection...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
...: the anthropologist, museum director, and colonial administrator Baldwin Spencer and the anthropological patron and lieutenant governor of Papua Hubert Murray. These collections and the mechanisms in which they were enrolled constituted contrasting transactional realities ordering the relations between governors...
Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
... individual is developed out of the collective subjectivity of colonial slavery. Equiano’s Narrative negotiated the voices of abolition and slave resistance, and the logics of coloniality in which trade in people and goods connected Africa, plantation Virginia, the colonial West Indies, and metropolitan...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... work (such as that emerging from the critical ethnic studies project) and other forms of rebellion, collective mobilization, and social insurgency? racism settler colonialism indigeneity social movements state violence ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... Nigeria Protectorate in the first half of the twentieth century. The chapter also explores how colonial rule set the framework for Muslim and Christian collective political action in this vast region by the end of the Second World War, when the British authorities embarked on a process of decolonization...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... This chapter examines the governmental deployments of ethnology both “at home and away” in France as represented by the interwar fieldwork and exhibition practices of the Musée de l’Homme. Focused on the practices of collecting, collectors, and the epistemic circulation of objects...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373186-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7318-6
...Introduction The introduction draws attention to the “many Limas”—that is, the city’s heterogeneity. For some, Lima is the colonial downtown, with lovely baroque churches and ever fewer colonial mansions. For others, Lima is the shiny San Isidro financial district; the chic Larcomar Mall...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The Law of Disentailment (Ley de Exvinculación) of 1874 was the culmination of liberal reform initiatives going back to the late-colonial period and to Bolívar. It sought to end the colonial institution of Indian tribute and replace it with a universal tax on the land, to be collected from all...
Published: 25 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375401-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7540-1
... This chapter addresses the question of the “minor writer,” with a nod to Deleuze and Guattari’s formulation of minor literature. Focusing on the colonial writer Kim Saryang, this chapter demonstrates the struggles accompanying the attempt to write in Japanese, the ways in which an “internal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... at the top. As community representatives, the caciques served as crucial cultural intermediaries with Spanish society and as the indispensable linchpin in the system of indirect colonial rule. Under the institutional regime established by Viceroy Francisco de Toledo, they collected tribute, organized mita...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... Using ethnography from 1987–88 and oral histories collected in 2006–8, the chapter describes Somalia’s civil war through the experiences of three families in Banta from before the arrival of war, through the war, to their flight to Kenya as refugees. The people in Banta’s region were...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
..., drawn from colonial anthropological contexts) with new mechanisms of collective self-watching. In connecting oligoptic visual economies to liberal technologies of government, this chapter suggests that Mass-Observation’s fieldwork agencements operated oligoptically in the relations of government...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This essay introduces the anthology and lays out the framework for the rest of the book. The collection explores the two faces of cultural-political struggles evident throughout Latin America today: the increased visibility of confrontational collective action, often represented as “uncivic...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... This chapter explores different meanings of the concept movement, from emotions to social movements, and demonstrates the flexibility of the concept. Drawing on Arendt, anti-globalization movements, “occupy” movements, revolutions, but also on war, colonial expansion, global trade, or Hobbes’s...
Published: 07 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375029-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7502-9
... Indigenous women address sexual-reproductive health (SRH) issues through frameworks that differ from both indigenous rights movements and state intercultural health policy. Interculturalism sought to create new accommodations between western/colonial health systems and indigenous practices...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Through a close reading of the film Testament (1988), about a woman who makes a journey of return to Ghana after years of political exile, this chapter investigates montage strategies that are distinctive to the poetic handling of archival materials in the Black Audio Film Collective oeuvre...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... This chapter examines the networks of relations that connect the processes of collecting associated with anthropological fieldwork, the processes of ordering effected by museums, and the mechanisms of governance in both metropolitan and colonial contests as interacting components...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375036-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... practice–called “the Coyolxauhqui process.” Retraces her journey through the museum’s exhibit, Anzaldúa explores colonialism, neocolonialism, and the subjugated artist’s role in the decolonization process. Emphasizing border arte’s personal and collective dimensions, Anzaldúa connects her aesthetics...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... The 1902 court case Jacobson v. Massachusetts marks a moment in U.S. history in which the imperial state explicitly makes the field of life itself as a proper domain of governmental intervention. Responding to fears that settler colonialism brought an expanding United States into dangerous...