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Published: 19 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392996-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9299-6
Published: 26 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391692-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9169-2
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... The idea of the “fetish” stigmatized African gods. Marx formulated the theory of historical materialism during an era of not only anti-Semitism in Europe but also European settler colonialism and the moral struggle over the fairness of enslaving Africans. Enlightenment advocates of bourgeois...
Published: 20 February 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8425-0
...List of Abbreviations for Archival and Other Historical Materials Cited ...
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By J. Lorand Matory
Published: 26 October 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... Enlightenment Karl Marx historical materialism Sigmund Freud psychoanalysis ...
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By J. Lorand Matory
Published: 26 October 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... Karl Marx slavery fetishism of commodities Labor Theory of Value historical materialism ...
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By Wendy Matsumura
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Published: 22 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2782-9
... historical materialism Black radical thought anti-Blackness anti-Indigeneity Japan ...
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By J. Lorand Matory
Published: 26 October 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... wage slavery settler colonialism labor theory of value historical materialism Karl Marx ...
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By J. Lorand Matory
Published: 26 October 2018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... fetishism historical materialism Karl Marx psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud Brazilian Candomblé Cuban Santería Haitian Vodou Yoruba religion ...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
...” into a thing. At the heart of historical materialism, Marx fetishized not only the “negro slave” but also the overcoat, the factory, and the piano. Karl Marx slavery fetishism of commodities Labor Theory of Value historical materialism ...
Series: Elements
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027768-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2776-8
... that draws inspiration from historical materialism and new materialities while contributing to debates about vertical and volumetric space. After elaborating this approach, the chapter traces Bolivian history from the early colonial to the contemporary era with a focus on race, nation, and subterranean...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
...The Factory, the Coat, the Piano, and the “Negro Slave”:<subtitle>On the Afro-Atlantic Sources of Marx’s Fetish</subtitle> The idea of the “fetish” stigmatized African gods. Marx formulated the theory of historical materialism during an era of not only anti-Semitism in Europe but also...
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By J. Lorand Matory
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... Enlightenment. Although the concept of the "fetish" constructs the African as a primordial antitype to the ideals that an emergent European bourgeoisie wished to enforce in Europe, African religion is no less historical than European social theory, and European social theory is no less affected by the material...
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By Wendy Matsumura
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Published: 22 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027829-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2782-9
... intellectuals and activists as indispensable to their own struggles, and how we might make them foundational in the present. historical materialism Black radical thought anti-Blackness anti-Indigeneity Japan ...
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
... historical materialism Karl Marx ...
Series: Elements
Published: 26 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027768-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2776-8
... material fix , which extends David Harvey’s “spatial fix” into three-dimensional space. A material fix describes successive historical attempts to rearrange labor and technology to maintain the local economy amid international price fluctuations and declining resource reserves; it also attends...
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
.... It reviews the author’s previous shorter works on her subject. Mixing first-person experience and personal anecdote with historic material, it presents a case for exploring in depth the life of an ordinary woman who became extraordinary, the choices she made, and how her suicide kept her from being...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... material praxis that shapes human subjectivity and planetary states. It is argued that colonial earth can be understood as a historical regime of material power—white geology—that used geologic minerals, metals, and fuels, combined with the epistemic violence of the category of the inhuman, to shape...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... situates disability as the condition not of being but of becoming, and this becoming is a historical event. Furthermore it is this material context that is critical in the theorizing of disabled bodies and subjectivities. disability identity slavery posthumanism ...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... resources (rendered toward the telos of industrialization) get made into a subjective category that cojoins inhuman materials and the status of Black life into the inhumanity of carceral conditions. Historically focused on the convict lease and mining in Alabama, this chapter demonstrates how Black spatial...