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Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393221-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9322-1
... text, as well as facts about its interpretation and circulation, to explore how distinctions between the hu- man and the animal characterize colonial and postcolonial governance in equatorial Africa. Further, I suggest that humanity must be understood in relation to animality, as these categories...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
...; degenerationist and psychiatric scientific idioms; a template of nervous, expulsive healing; and sexual economies and bodily practices pertinent to hypothesizing about HIV in equatorial Africa. CONCLUSION Field Coda and Other Endings This book began with a colonial state as a pair of guises. The...
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007432-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... Railway Committee (London: hm Stationary Office, 1904), 18. 39. American Bridge Building in Equatorial Africa, Engineering Rec ord, September 3, 1904, 310 11. 40. The Uganda Exploit, Boston Eve ning Transcript, July 3, 1903; Erection of the Uganda Railway Viaducts, Engineering Rec ord, August 2...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... With glances at England, America, Ethiopia, Brussels, and Accra, Daye painted his picture of the pan-Africanist movement. Included were Marcus Garvey’s alarming New York City speeches about reclaiming Africa for blacks, ordering all whites to depart. He found copies of Garvey’s Negro World in...
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007067-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0706-7
... as Herbert Tugwell (1854 1936), bishop of Western Equatorial Africa and bishop of the Diocese on the Niger from 1894 to 1921, for whom Lagosians sanitary slackness required coercive intervention in the early 1900s.29 Ajasa had been present at the inaugural meeting of the Lagos Literary Institute...
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012894-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1289-4
... forms emerging from Africa and its diaspora were scrutinized, and early twentieth-century dance forms and musical genres that became popular in the West were defined within the parameters of exoticism and prim- itivism. Indeed, Black primitivism determined the parameters of West- ern modernism. And...
Published: 03 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... part i. in pursuit of profit 1. fur sealing and unsettled sovereignties John Soluri Now this is the Law of the Muscovite, that he proves with shot and steel, When ye come by his isles in the Smoky Sea ye must not take the seal, Where the gray sea goes nakedly between the weed­ hung shelves, And...
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... physical mobil- ity were many in Belgian Africa. Receiving passports to move depended on medical inspection, while work situations shaped who could move, where and when. But not all mobility was physical. Motion suggests kinds of travel and mingling, embracing bodily movement, dance, and mail...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... also because these accounts have teeth, and teeth that bite through time (Simpson 2014, 100). My oil company introduction 5 interlocutors used white textualizations of Equatorial Guinea, and Africa more broadly, to justify the violence of their industry s daily practices from contracts that...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... significant economic crisis with external debt among the highest in Africa. The coun- The Contract 147 try operated fundamentally on international cooperation, conditioned by the pressures and conditionality clauses [in the loans]. And that s when pe- troleum started. Petroleum was like a life jacket for the...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
.... On the centrality of Africa and the African diaspora to capitalism (and critical rereadings of Marx on primitive accumulation), see James 1963; Robinson 1983; and Johnson and Kelley 2017. 6. See Martino 2017 for resistance among nonunionized, colonial recruited labor in Equatorial Guinea. 7. After...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... white gender work in relation to what ideas about Africa, Equatorial Guinea, and Blackness? To expose connec- tions that were intentionally severed leaves intact the processes by which that separation came to be; it overlooks the considerable work required to pro- duce the effect of separation itself...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... me a similar story: The Company consists of nu- merous business units divided geographically. This is [the] Africa Unit. Our Equatorial Guinea operation is set up in the Cayman Islands for tax advan- tages. [Other locations in the Africa unit, including] Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Ghana each has...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... economies. It is now the wealthiest country per capita in Africa (ahead of the Seychelles and Mauritius), and in 2013 saw more investment as a percentage of gross domestic product (gdp) than any other country in the world. It is eminently reasonable to assume, as Moussa did, that even sleeping on the...
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By Hannah Appel
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... (Chakrabarty 2000) for Africa: civil society must be located, developed, their capacity built and organized before they might emerge as some kind of political force. Indeed, this is Mehta s (1997) argument about the teleological exclusions of liberalism itself, in which, far from a universal 256 chapter six...
Published: 13 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004578-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0457-8
... plantations in central Africa (Hudson 2017a; McKittrick 2013; Robinson 1983, Williams 1944)? 178 chapter four Interview material from migrant managers and historical records from Equatorial Guinea allow us to work through these questions. While some of these narratives repeat predictable and already- known...
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... malevolent use of extraordinary forces that destroyed people for the egotistic benefit of an individual. In 1910, the French attached the colony of Gabon to the Federation of French Equatorial Africa, and moved the federal capital from Libreville to Brazzaville.65 The po liti cal importance of Gabon...
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By Florence Bernault
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... French term ventre used by in for mants when they talk about Murhumi as the female ancestor whose womb gave birth to their matrilineage (in iPunu, divumu). On the historical emergence of divumu, see Jan Vansina, Paths in the Rainforests: Toward a History of Po liti cal Tradition in Equatorial Africa...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... narratives, such as Explorations and Ad- ventures in Equatorial Africa, and a collection of children s stories, Sto- 26 · A M Y E . M A RT I N ries of the Gorilla Country, both written in 1861. Later, imperial gothic novels such as Rider Haggard s Allan Quatermain trilogy represented their heroes as facing...
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By Lynn M. Thomas
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007050-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0705-0
... Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, Connecticut Zonk! Magazine FILMS A Blues for Tiro. Directed by Steve Kwena Mokwena. South Africa: X Productions, 2007. Cinderella of the Cape Flats. Directed by Jane Kennedy. Johannesburg: Film Resource Unit, 2004. Fantacoca. Directed by Agnes Ndibi. In...