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Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is Our Land Farah Mehreen Ahmad A young member of an activist writers’ collective chides fellow Bangladeshis for keeping silent about human rights abuses and the treatment of minorities. There are a few things I want to say to my peers. Dost...
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
... CHAPTER 11 DISPOSSESSION AND CANADIAN LAND CLAIMS Genocidal Implications of the Innu Nation Land Claim Colin Samson Some will rob you with a six-gun...
Published: 06 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9107-4
Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387930-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8793-0
... isaac land - ‘‘Sinful Propensities’’ Piracy, Sodomy, and Empire in the Rhetoric of Naval Reform, 1770–1870 William Meacham Murrell’s 1840 memoir relates how, as a common...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...The 1913 Natives’ Land Act Solomon T. Plaatje The Natives’ Land Act of 1913 immediately followed on the heels of the Union of South Africa and created the basis of a territorially segregated South Africa. Under the legislation, Africans were prohibited from buying or renting land outside...
... PART II MST History and Struggle for Land Bernardo Mançano Fernandes 5 The Formation and Territorialization of the MST in Brazil I still remember the young activist of the Landless Rural Workers Move- ment (mst...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... Leonilde Sérvolo de Medeiros Rural Social Movements, Struggles for Rights, and Land 3 Reform in Contemporary Brazilian History The rise of new social conflicts in the Brazilian countryside during the sec- ond half of the twentieth...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... Ivo Poletto Churches, the Pastoral Land Commission, and the 4 Mobilization for Agrarian Reform Citing Popol Vuh, Eduardo Galeano says that when the gods created human beings, before the discovery of corn, their...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... Lygia Maria Sigaud Under the Black Tarp 7 The Dynamics and Legitimacy of Land Occupations in Pernambuco The act of establishing claims to a rural estate by occupying a small part of the area and setting up a camp of...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... Gabriel Ondetti, Emmanuel Wambergue, and José Batista Gonçalves Afonso From Posseiro to Sem Terra 8 The Impact of MST Land Struggles in the State of Pará As it expanded across Brazil’s vast territory, the Landless...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... PART III MST’s Agricultural Settlements Miguel Carter and Horacio Martins de Carvalho The Struggle on the Land 9 Source of Growth, Innovation, and Constant Challenge for the MST Jonas Iora’s story is not much...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
... EPILOGUE Miguel Carter Broken Promise The Land Reform Debacle under the PT Governments The chapters in this volume have dealt with the past, yet also presage the...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396246-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9624-6
... Th, Population 3 andth, Land Prior to the Russian conquest of Central Asia, little was known about the number of people living in the region. Because few accu• rate assessments of the total population were...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379461-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7946-1
... CHAPTER THREE The "Promised Land" TERRY SANFORD AND JAMES FEN EGAN left Laurinburg for Chapel Hill in September 1935, riding their thumbs. Borrowed rides from seven separate drivers-interrupted by one four-hour wait in the hot sun-took...
Published: 31 October 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383277-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8327-7
... ∞ The Promised Land: A Genealogy of Female Internationalism In the history of Japan’s o≈cial contact with the West, Japanese women have played a minor role. A surprising number, however, emerge on the margins of the o≈cial encounters, serving over the past 150 years as...
Published: 25 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385134-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8513-4
... in the ‘‘Land of Yen’’ Imported car, illusion of a miserable man He buys a used cellular phone Andhisfashionislikeaplayboy Just wait for the day I’ll go back to Brazil And then send all those guys To their ‘‘fucking mother...
Published: 29 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384656-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8465-6
...PART TWO. Landscapes of Purity and Pollution 4. ‘‘There is a Land where Everything is Pure’’ Linguistic Nationalism and Identity Politics in Germany∞ Uli Linke The theme of this chapter is linguistic nationalism. My analytic gaze is drawn to a particular phenomenon: German...
Published: 01 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394105-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9410-5
... 3 , Touring mexico A Journey to the Land of the Aztecs alt cellars, figurines, historical narratives, atlas frontispieces and car- touches, cabinets of curious objects, natural history...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...A Land Divided Jean Arasanayagam The prolonged ethnic conflict has alienated many from their ancestral lands in the war-wracked north. In this wistful, melancholy poem, Jean Arasanayagam reflects on her husband’s childhood home, now separated from its centuries of familial tradi- tion...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 14 / LINDA M. WHITEFORD AND AIMEE R. EDEN Reproductive Rights in No-Woman’s-Land Politics and Humanitarian Assistance n 1999, the volcano that looms over Baños, the jewel of a tourist town Inestled between the Andean peaks and the river that leads to the...