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Published: 15 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391463-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9146-3
...Two ‘‘THE COMING UNITIES’’ IN ‘‘OUR AMERICA DECOLONIZATION AND ANTICOLONIAL MESSIANISM IN MARTÍ, DU BOIS, AND THE SANTA DE CABORA Universal history has no theoretical armature. Its method is additive; it musters a mass of data to fill the homogeneous, empty time...
Published: 21 August 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7881-5
Published: 19 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394761-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9476-1
.... The collective excitement of the Indonesian people, an expecta- tion of sweeping changes that could come at any moment, was driven by a messianic spirit.9 Messiahs, like many other figures, embody hope in their flesh and blood. Seeing “every second of time [as] the strait gate through which the...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
...CHAPTER4 The Cell Phone and the Crowd: Messianic Politics in the Contemporary Philippines Vicente L. Rafael This essay explores a set of telecommunicative fantasies among the middle classes in the contemporary Philippines within the context of a recent historical occurrence: the...
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390763-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9076-3
... Six ​A N i g h T M A R E O N t h e b R A I N o f t h e L I V I N g​ Messianic Historicity, Alienations, and Independence Day Men make their own history, but they do not make it just...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
Published: 03 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373438-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... then show that there is not going to be a rescue, leaving the reader bereft and on her own. He engineers prophets and messiahs (Zarathustra and the overman, respectively) who arrive and refuse to save us, thus ruining messianism itself as a site for our possible salvation. This action, I suggest...
Published: 03 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7343-8
... then show that there is not going to be a rescue, leaving the reader bereft and on her own. He engineers prophets and messiahs (Zarathustra and the overman, respectively) who arrive and refuse to save us, thus ruining messianism itself as a site for our possible salvation. This action, I suggest...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395393-071
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9539-3
... predestined to liberate them of their woes. And as a messianic leader, or populist caudillo (the term initially used to define him), he secured adherents and a loyalty verging on religious fanaticism. This characteristic evolved over the period from the founding of unace (1996) to the inauguration...
Published: 19 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9476-1
... trans- formation. The collective excitement of the Indonesian people, an expecta- tion of sweeping changes that could come at any moment, was driven by a messianic spirit.9 Messiahs, like many other figures, embody hope in their flesh and blood. Seeing “every second of time [as] the strait gate...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 19 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394761-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9476-1
... Index Page references in italics indicate maps and figures; those followed by “n” indicate endnotes. Act of Free Choice, 36, 200, 202–3, 245 Benjamin, Walter, on divine violence, n. 20 246 n. 45. See also Messianism...
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By Pheng Cheah, Suzanne Guerlac
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390091-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9009-1
...; ‘‘Force of Law 85, 281; ‘‘Freud cosmopolitan view of, 86–87; mes- and the Scene of Writing 179–80; sianicity vs. messianism and, 43; na- ‘‘Geschlecht II: Heidegger’s Hand tionalism vs. worldhood and, 89–94; 67; The Gift of Death, 136–37, 147– neo-Orientalism and, 130–31; pal- 48, 183...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
..., 135–48, 178–79; n. 18; of technology, 32 trauma and, 334. See also Nostalgia Prediction, 4–6, 127, 145, 147, 173, 182–83; Messiah, 310, 317; messianic expecta- economics as, 237. See also Prophecy tion, 14; messianic without messiah, 97; Progress, as nationalist myth, 77, 244...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390091-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9009-1
... the critical idea or the questioning stance. . . . It is even more a certain emancipatory and messianic a≈rmation, a certain experience of the promise that one can try to liberate from any dogmatics and even from any metaphysical- religious determination, from any messianism. And a promise...
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By Erick D. Langer
... Chiriguano prophet, often the leader of messianic rebellions. yerbajes Grazing fees that the Creole landlords paid to the Chiriguanos for pasturing their cattle on what the landlords claimed was their own land. 290 gLOssary ...
Published: 21 May 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8955-2
... is an independent writer and scholar living in Athens. He is the author of Forms of the Messianic (2006) and Forms of the Wandering (2004), both in Greek. Antonio Negri has taught philosophy and political science at the universities of Padua and Paris 8. His latest publications include...
Published: 19 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9476-1
... messianic multiple danced away from one- time in- dependence leaders, it came to animate other figures on approaching hori- zons. Even as Indonesian terror campaigns intensified, activists began to work together in the shadows, imagining new horizons of possibility in a seem- ingly impossible...
Published: 19 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394761-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9476-1
... messianic multiple danced away from one- time in- dependence leaders, it came to animate other figures on approaching hori- zons. Even as Indonesian terror campaigns intensified, activists began to work together in the shadows, imagining new horizons of possibility in a seem- ingly impossible...
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By David Luis-Brown
Published: 15 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391463-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9146-3
...-Cubanism. See Negrismo 153; in San Francisco, 115; in Berlin, Agamben, Giorgio: on messianism 76– 115, 188. See also Latinoamerica- 77, 122–24, 127, 145; on state of nismo; Pan-African Congresses; exception, 77, 113, 125–26. See also Pan-Africanism Messianism; Racial and imperial Appiah...