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Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383475-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8347-5
... 1. the past of nature and the nature of the past These are small voices which are drowned in the noise of statist commands. That is why we don’t hear them. That is also why it is up to us to make that extra e√ort, develop the special skills and above all cultivate the...
Published: 16 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395072-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9507-2
...chapter two Rituals of Defiance Past Resistance, Present Ambiguity FelIpe caStro gutIérrez Reactions to the Conquista Every society remembers the people, institutions, and events of the past by bringing them together into an account that makes them understand- able while at the...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
... Legacies and Liabilities of an Insurgent Past: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. on the House and Senate Floor francesca polletta At a ceremony held in 1986 to install a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. alongside those of other national heroes in the...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384687-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8468-7
...What Does It Mean to Normalize the Past?: O≈cial Memory in German Politics since 1989 jeffrey k. olick In 1959, Theodor Adorno delivered a lecture whose title and theme played on Immanuel Kant’s famous essay ‘‘Answering the Question: What Is Enlightenment...
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... BONNIE ZIMMERMAN The Past in Our Present: Theorizing the Activist Project of Women’s Studies Women’s Studies began on U.S. college campuses in the late 1960s as one of the ‘‘new knowledges’’ that emerged from the identity movements of that decade...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
...A Punk's Past Recaptured T. Coraghessan Boyle n many ways the scene is exactly what you would expect. The happen• Iing novelist of the moment-bearded, idiosyncratic, funny, and al• most painfully articulate-is holding forth during lunch at the Algon• quin Hotel, a longtime hotbed...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394129-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9412-9
... four North from Mexico Border Incident, Hold Back the Dawn, Secret beyond the Door, and Out of the Past Always the laborer, never the citizen.—Mark Reisler The previous chapter’s discussion of the Florida Keys as...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Buddhist Visions of a Primordial Past Anonymous, comp. Mahanama Thera Sri Lanka’s renown in the Asian Buddhist world, especially in Southeast Asia, de- rives from the fact that it was here that the Theravada Buddhist tradition, one of the two main forms of the Buddhist religion in Asia...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394341-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9434-1
...six d Writing and the Rehearsal of the Past When a lettered yndio picked up his quill to write a preface for the great 1608 Quechua Manuscript of Huarochirí, he started by ask- ing what difference it would have made ‘‘if the ancestors of the people...
Published: 04 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387626-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8762-6
...introduction Who Controls the Past Controls the Future Whocontrolsthepastcontrolsthefuture; who controls the present, controls the past. —George Orwell, Nineteen-Eighty Four This book is a metahistory of a small place. It analyzes class, gender, and ethnic upheavals in rural Nicaragua...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386650-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8665-0
...two l Neoliberalism and the Postcolonial World The End of History, Again? Pursuing the Past in the Postcolony lll jean comaroff History as heritage, as an entitlement to rights others may not claim, is the latest ploy by those who still resent the fact...
Published: 19 October 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386162-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8616-2
... CONCLUSION The Past and Present: Connecting Memory, History, and Identity At the beginning of the twenty-first century, identity in Assam is, as else- where in many parts of the world, a highly contested issue. The number and type of...
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By Carla Freccero
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387169-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8716-9
... art One past, present 2 lways Already Queer (French) Theory In a 1996 anthology termed a ‘‘LesBiGay Cultural Studies’’ reader, The Material Queer, Donald Morton denounces the turn to queer as part of what he calls ‘‘ludic postmodernism a legacy be- queathed to...
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387701-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8770-1
...Conclusion ‘‘she was born in this prison black female crime, past and present A56 colored female died at 4 pm ‘‘she was Born in this prison’’ was 27 years of age the body was taken by her friends. —Michael Cassidy, Eastern State Penitentiary, Warden’s...
Published: 23 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384311-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8431-1
... JANE O. NEWMAN The Present and Our Past: Simone de Beauvoir, Descartes, and Presentism in the Historiography of Feminism We’re, like, stuck in Nerdsville.—Jennifer/Mary Sue in Pleasantville (1998) Il y a une infinité de Descartes possibles...
Published: 05 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395928-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9592-8
... part ii History Writing chapter three naTionaLizinG korea’s pasT The­history­of­a­state­is­that­which­renders­a­precise­record­of­the­rise­ and / or­fall,­prosperity­and / or­decay­of­the­[ethnic]­nation.­Without­the­...
Published: 05 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395928-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9592-8
... chapter four universaLizinG korea’s pasT Beyond­ critical­ readings­ of­ those­ classical­ [dynastic]­ histories,­ we­ have­ taken­on­the­task­of­gathering­and­analyzing,­consistent­with­the­highest­ standards­of­modern­historiography...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394853-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9485-3
... eDgar esquit Nationalist​Contradictions Pan- Mayanism, Representations of the Past, and the Reproduction of Inequalities in Guatemala For​over​three​decades​the​Maya​peoples​of​Guatemala​have​been​trans- forming​the​ways​in...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391265-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9126-5
... ANDREW GRANT WOOD AND DINA BERGER CONCLUSION SHOULD WE STAY OR SHOULD WE GO? Reflections on Tourism Past and Present This indecision’s bugging me Esta indecisión me molesta If you don’t want me, set me free Si no me...
Published: 22 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390893-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9089-3
... Two Colonial Past, Tejano Present: Civic Maintenance at Selena’s Memorial The long poem of walking manipulates spatial organizations, no matter how panoptic they may be. —Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life If I hoist my...