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Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381778-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8177-8
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In 1900, the political capital shifted from Sucre to La Paz, Liberals finally emerged triumphant on the political scene, and hopes of imminent transformation buoyed the outlook of modernizing elites. The 1900 census, issued by the National Offce on Immigration, Statistics, and Geographical...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
..., economic, and political transformation seemed imminent. But Latin America’s century of revolution was also one of counterrevolution. Llamojha was routinely jailed, harassed, and tortured by police. Just as crucially, Llamojha suffered the painful realities of local authoritarianism. The twentieth century...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
...e p i l o g u e On January 13, 2019, the Planning Committee of Beijing s municipal govern- ment issued a communication about the imminent de mo li tion of the capital s still-remaining historic core areas, including Dashalar, involving the removal of another hundred thousand residents from...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 20 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372806-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7280-6
... year, a group of Democratic senators, led by Tom Harkin (Iowa), introduced an amendment to the Fy 2006 Defense Appropriations bill.1 It would dedicate $3 billion to preparing for the imminent arrival of the avian influenza H5n1 virus to the United States. A hearing the senators attended the day before...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-062
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... it reveals. In Hills like White El- ephants, the conversation between a man and a woman waiting for a train at a station in Spain turns on the discussion of an imminent operation. Neither party uses the word abortion. What is omitted in the discussion adds to the tension felt by the reader of the story...
Published: 10 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0915-3
... the imminent completion of this book for several years. Anonymous reviewers for the press made my arguments more precise and determined; my thanks in particular to the reader who offered an extraordinarily helpful line- by- line commentary. For research assistance, I thank Safi Karmy- Jones and Ester Garcia...
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By Sujatha Fernandes
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... in the barrio of Santo Ángel involves its students in orga- nizing activities for the children and seniors of the neighborhood. The young filmmakers of La Conchita made a documentary about the imminent closure of a factory that was the lifeblood of their community. Cultural art forms have been closely connected...
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By Joseph Masco
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... imminent Soviet attack. Soon U.S. officials knew via photographic documentation of communist military bases that the Soviets did not have a vast and growing icbm superiority capable of over- whelming U.S. defenses; in fact, the U.S. had something on the order of a ten- to- one advantage in missiles...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... are all techniques developed in the U.S. during the Cold War to produce militarized consent on state- articulated terms. To a large extent, the Bush administration s media strategy for the War on Terror has been reliant on the cultural tropes of the Cold War in par tic u lar the idea of an imminent...
Published: 28 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012184-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1218-4
... a close reading of key statements on two parallel issues the likeli- hood of the revolution ending in imminent defeat and a critique of revisionism that Mao reiterated throughout the Cultural Revolu- tion. The next chapter will follow the main steps Mao took regarding the polemics the play aroused from...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 16 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0552-0
.... When the birds, and trees, and insects, and zebra, and elephant didn t seem in imminent peril from com- modification and climate change. When precariousness came from labor shortage versus its overabundance in a collapsed economy reeling in the wake of hyperinflation and kleptocracy. As I read, I...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-087
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... majority already at and below subsistence level, to go? The hundreds of hungry youths who of necessity had to move in amongst the dead in May Pen cemetery have in fact become certain of the imminence of a direct confrontation. ...
Series: Thought in the Act
Published: 11 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1253-5
.... Meanwhile, the event of the disaster itself has been buried under more spectacular af- fairs (i.e., the 2020 Tokyo Olympics) and imminent crises (i.e., increas- ing disasters and violence by the global business/military regimes), to the extent that it is almost forgotten. The same landscape of consumer- ist...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-113
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... road, in the crisp The Agronomist 455 mountain, smelling cassava and rapadou, under such a blue sky, with lots of stains of color everywhere, in front of these kids electrified by the imminence of death and the mutt dog weaving in and out between the legs of all these men busy killing a man. Translated...
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By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... prompt me to unlearn myself. And though I wanted intimacy with her ideas, I didn t realize how close to home this unlearning xi would be. If Spill took me to the contemporary afterlives of slavery and M Archive took me to the postdated evidence of our imminent apocalypse, Dub eviscerated me of my own...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... perfectibility of Man? In the mid-twentieth century, the splitting of the atom seemed to supercharge this imaginary in the United States, signaling the imminent arrival of su- perabundance, promising continuing breakthroughs in health, energy, and a consumer economy. After 1945, Americans embraced a dream world...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The defense mixed scholarly erudition with the racial hysteria of public discourse at the turn of the century. In 1900, the political capital shifted from Sucre to La Paz, Liberals finally emerged triumphant on the political scene, and hopes of imminent transformation buoyed the outlook of modernizing...
Series: Writing Matters!
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... and the sweatshop owners and the illegal Chinese and African workers, he is a medium, a spirit medium. He can communicate with the dead and is able to ease the passage of a dead child who does not want to leave. Facing his own ghosts, though, turns out to be a bit more difficult. Facing imminent death himself Uxbal...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-113
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... KINGSTON. A large throng of West Kings- ton women, nearly all of them dressed in white, marched into downtown Kingston. They were protesting the signing of the authority to proceed and Coke s imminent arrest. The women displayed fierce loyalty to him. At least one of them considered him next to Jesus...