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Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... forms part of an oral history project, conducted by the Andean Oral History Workshop (THOA), that recovered the voices and experiences of women who labored in servile conditions on the estate but also resisted the haciendas’ encroachment on their communities. The testimony that follows reveals the...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... “big” histories, this book makes use of “little” and “interstitial” histories to illuminate the planetary history of multiplicity and difference. afterword. Big History, Little History, Interstitial History: On the Tightrope between Polyvocality and Lingua Franca In May 1965, Beb Vuyk published...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387046-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8704-6
... Ann Curthoys s The History of Killing and the Killing of History the question ‘‘what happened has become a source of public de- bate and anxiety in many societies in recent years, as di√erences between...
Published: 01 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390138-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9013-8
...​Introduction The History of Film History Eric Smoodin There are other people who make the movies besides the artists and technicians in Hollywood. Eighty-five million Americans go to see a picture every week . . . [and] it is undoubtedly true that no art...
Published: 13 March 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380887-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8088-7
...7 The Mirror of History and History as Spectacle: Reflections on Xiao Ye and Su Tong Thus the life of someone whose existence has somewhat preceded our own encloses in its particularity the very tension of History, its division. History is hysterical: it is constituted only if we consider...
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
... HISTORY The Political Unconscious of Social and Cultural History, or, Confessions of a Former Quantitative Historian william h. sewell jr. his paper straddles the boundary between scholarly essay and personal...
Published: 25 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386889-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8688-9
... BEING UNDISCIPLINED On Your Marx: From Cultural History to the History of Society geoff eley hen I was deciding to become a historian, there was not much interdisciplinarity haunting the corridors...
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374961-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7496-1
...History and National Development: The Case of John Mensah Sarbah and the Reconstruction of Gold Coast History D. E. Kofi Baku By the turn of the twentieth century, an elevated British self-image and an atti- tude that Africans and their culture were comparatively inferior led to...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374503-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7450-3
... five Hispanic American History at Harvard: Clarence H. Haring and Regional History for Imperial Visibility In this chapter I examine the construction of an enunciatory position within the U.S. academy: Hispanic American history at Harvard, a...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...Our History Is a Living History Rigoberta Menchú Perhaps no figure bridges the indigenous mobilization associated with the left and the cultural politics associated with the Pan-­Maya Movement as completely as No- bel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú. A Maya-­K’iche’ born in the village of...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398523-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9852-3
...3 • W0' History Changes, or, Two Theories of History Making The Patriot's Tour During the period of our research, Colonial Williamsburg used the Patriot's Tour, a one-hour guided stroll through the city, to provide its visitors with an overview of the museum. The...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397977-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9797-7
..., agenda-mongering egos would sug• gest. One need only compare the sense of history that runs through the most unassuming textbook in any natural science, with the sense that informs any meticulously documented professional history of the same science. Though neither is polemical by intent, set side...
Published: 06 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384618-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8461-8
...History of Image, Image of History: Subject and Ontology in Bazin Philip Rosen A Film Theorist from France Since the 1960s, we have gone through a period in which Bazin bashing has become fashionable in film-theoretical discussion. Attacks have ranged in attitude...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397083-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9708-3
...Historical Context and the Definition of Jazz: Putting More of the History in "Jazz History" WILLIAM HOWLAND KENNEY he beloved hipster maxim that anyone "square" enough to ask what jazz is would never understand it anyway expresses a Tcultish inner...
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7522-7
... “A lot of history, a severe history” is an oft-cited reference made by the birangonas , which refers to their experiences in the conflict and postconflict context. This chapter shows that the public memory of wartime rape manifests and circulates in Bangladesh in three ways: first, the state...
Published: 01 February 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002680-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0268-0
Published: 14 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372851
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7285-1
Published: 26 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389156
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8915-6
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter is devoted to the conceptual history of “quadratic equation” in China between the first and the eleventh centuries. It argues that conceptual history must rely on a description of how practitioners worked with various elements in their mathematical activity—here mainly problems...
Published: 05 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376262-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7626-2
... intrODuctiOn The Ear and the Voice in the Lettered City’s Geophysical History On January 5, 1884, Colombian philologist Rufino José Cuervo (Bogotá 1844–Paris 1911) wrote a letter from Paris to Miguel Antonio Caro (1845– 1909), his fellow...