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Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
...Sexualizing the Other From Ethnopornography to Interracial Pornography in Eu ro pean Travel Writing about West African Women Wherever they traded, settled, and colonized during the Eu ro pean ex- pansion, Eu ro pean men had sex with indigenous women, and indigenous women s sexuality and interracial...
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... was schooled, like all chapter 20 In but Not of Eu rope : Eu rope and Its Myths "in but not of euRope" | 375 of us colonials in the years before in de pen dence, in the classics of En glish and Eu ro pean lit er a ture. He told me with great pride that he read Thackeray s Van- ity Fair once every year...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 03 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007432-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... under a banner of civilization, democracy, open trade, and pro gress.2 As a result, the global rise of liberal imperialism in the mid­ nineteenth century is usually dissociated from Manifest Destiny expansion of the antebellum era and instead linked with the civilizing mission of Eu ro pean powers...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
...Eu ro pean Travelogues and Ottoman Sexuality Sodomitical Crossings Abroad, 1550 1850 Ethnopornography thrives in the intersection formed by the sexual cul- tures of Eu rope and the Middle East, as the history of Orientalist discourse has taught us and as Orientalist painting has made so graphically...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
... it makes more sense, echoing William Cavanaugh, to speak of the migrations of nationalism rather than of a decline. Investigating how religion and secularism are caught in pro cesses of national belonging remains an ur- gent question. In what follows, we give two examples and an afterthought. Eu ro pean...
Published: 01 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... to focus their time and energy on the spiritual world rather than the material one. The appearance of this pious and impoverished order caused signifi- cant controversy both within the Church hierarchy and among Eu ro pean po liti cal leaders.20 Individuals within the Franciscan order were often seen...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021452-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2145-2
... of the Atlantic slave trade. At the same time, the language of Eu ro pean travelers, traders, and investors does contain traces of the women who are my primary concern. As travel- ers described women as sexual favors, as sellers of goods, and as chaotic and unaffected parents, we catch a glimpse of some...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... world rather than the material one. The appearance of this pious and impoverished order caused signifi- cant controversy both within the Church hierarchy and among Eu ro pean po liti cal leaders.20 Individuals within the Franciscan order were often seen by members of high society (and likely...
Series: Elements
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005346-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0534-6
... a clique of white British men employed steam power as a literal weapon against the best part of hu- mankind, from the Niger delta to the Yangzi delta, the Levant to Latin Amer i ca. 1 Fossil- driven technologies of transportation and communica- tion helped in the creation of new Eu ro pean colonies...
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By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013006-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1300-6
... movements of citizens and noncitizens as a critical expression of sov- ereignty. Such identities took shape within historic strug gles over Eu ro pean imperialism and colonialism across the globe strug gles that racialized populations and produced racialized categories of enslaved people, inden- tured...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 10 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007050-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0705-0
...In 1931, Monica Hunter ( later, Wilson) with the indispensable assistance of Mary Soga undertook ethnographic research in Pondoland, an isiXhosa- speaking area of the Eastern Cape. Hunter had grown up in the area as the daughter of Eu ro pean missionaries. In her early twenties, she was pursuing...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... keeps impor tant ele ments of the Black diaspora story in play, forcing understandings of con temporary movements in light of the historical tremors of Eu ro pean expansion.6 Such a position brings Indigenous populations to the debate not as a surprise but rather as a fundamental force in the reordering...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 03 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0743-2
... pean powers in Africa and Asia.3 Yet the Walker episode reveals that Manifest Destiny entailed expansion by sea that was shaped by Eu ro pean efforts to merge liberalism with imperial­ ism, with the Eu ro pean empires providing not only pre ce dents and princi ples but also personnel. Liberal...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
... or suppression. Critical theorizing Introduction 3 about humanity and morality has never been the exclusive domain of Eu- ro pean thinkers, just as Eu ro pean thought has never truly addressed the condition of all humanity. That so much philosophy of religion proceeds as if this were not the case is, on the one...
Series: Black Outdoors: Innovations in the Poetics of Study
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021339-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2133-9
... to maintain, the logic of the domi- nated is always already constitutive of the Eu ro pean identity being ex- ported.3 We cannot think Eu rope without thinking the underside, those constructed as the counterpoint to the Eurocentric self being forged. The modernities emerging in the colonies form a complex...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012610-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1261-0
... became Orientalism, perhaps smiling wryly at Chapter three Remapping Orientalism among Eurasian Empires 96 Chapter three the proliferating translations and the adaptations of her stories and shak- ing her head at Eu ro pean distortions of those places from which they had stolen and borrowed so much. She...
Published: 14 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002451-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0245-1
... through the negative duality of Eu ro pe an/Native, even as Eu ro pean empires expropriated, exploited, and negatively racialized working people in Eu rope. Natives were the colonized subjects of imperial colonies. Eu ro pe ans were the colonizers. Empires had also long established racist classification...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
... to their sources. On the Eu ro pean front, they could not go beyond Vienna, where the time frame for sieges was limited and so never succeeded. On the southern rim of the Mediterranean, they continued to expand beyond Egypt, annexing Algiers, Tripoli, and Tunis and establishing beys and deys as rulers...
Published: 14 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012726-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1272-6
.... He was approximately twenty- six when I met him and had been living in a house his parents owned close to Khirki that he had transformed into something of a youth hostel for Eu ro pean travelers. When I was first intro- duced to him at a small party on the roof of his house, he mentioned that he...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372370-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7237-0
... temporary Latin American Art (Lindsay 1996), laid out the quandary for both Latin American and U.S. Latina/o art- ists with re spect to the possibilities of inclusion in a global art world still dominated by Eu ro pean and Euro- American art. With few exceptions, even Latin Americans raised as dominant...