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...African Methodism and the Freedpeople “To Proclaim Liberty to the Captives” ...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-068
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... maintains that such paradigms go too far in either proclaiming the “end of ideology” or attempting to move “beyond ideology.” Rather than give up on the project of ideology critique—a project as necessary now as ever—Sbriglia argues that Žižek’s work on fetishistic disavowal offers a means of combining...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... nongovernmental organizations representing it before international agencies. As conflictive relationships developed between native leaders and their self-proclaimed advocates, the question soon became one of legitimacy and relevance as multiples discourses, including those of missionaries, ranchers, government...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... This chapter investigates the work of Jamaica’s Gay Freedom Movement (GFM), the first self-proclaimed gay activist organization of the English-speaking Caribbean, established in 1977. In this era, Jamaicans experienced a sense of political possibility that they could challenge various forms...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... This chapter takes the institution as its organizing term. It examines the queer film festival, which provides a vantage point from which to view cinema’s shifting role in world politics. Today, queer film festivals proclaim both that queers make films more worldly and that films make the world...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... as gold waned, sugar revived, and Britain escorted the Portuguese monarchy to Rio in the face of Napoleon’s Iberian invasion. Brazil’s wealth funded Britain years of war. When the king returned to Lisbon, his son Dom Pedro in 1822 proclaimed a Brazilian monarchy tied to Britain and sustained by sugar...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... region of silver, manufacturing, and commercial cultivation. They endured for a decade, collapsed silver capitalism, and led to the end of Spanish rule when counterinsurgent armies proclaimed a Mexican monarchy in 1821. Mexican’s searched to become a nation while facing a broken commercial economy...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... The apparent Cold War victory of liberal democracy led conservatives to proclaim “the end of history.” China’s global rise and state-led cooperation with Cuba, Mexico, and other countries compel a more cautious assessment. Cuba’s reforms may pave the way for U.S. suppliers to serve the island’s...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375319-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... decried the violence in Santiago’s now sinister, near-empty streets; the funeral procession of a fallen rebel attracted 60,000 outraged mourners into Santiago’s previously abandoned streets. Rebels seized control of Oriente’s Central Highway, proclaimed El Cobre “free territory,” and thanked the Virgin...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... federalist junta was proclaimed, a regional government that espoused federalist rather than centralist political principles. The junta would have also supported the plantation peons and called for a tax on sugar produced by the plantations. Ibáñez was captured and executed in 1877, shortly after his...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... monarch should grant them similar standing. Drawing on Andean and Iberian references, they proclaimed a model for the proper ties of reciprocity between an imperial state and its loyal vassals, and smoothed over the differences between the former Andean overlord and the new Spanish one. The lords made...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and the trade-union movement and to stake a bold claim to popular legitimacy. With Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz as his minister of mines and petroleum, he dramatically declared the nationalization of Bolivian Gulf Oil on 17 October 1969. With the recuperation of Bolivia’s precious oil, Ovando proclaimed...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... services for state, ecclesiastical, and indigenous authorities; slaves would be freed; and equality among all citizens was declared. Bolívar proclaimed in January 1826 that his proposed scheme for the nascent republic that carried his name was “the most liberal constitution in the world.” In his address...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
...), the first self-proclaimed gay activist organization of the English-speaking Caribbean, established in 1977. In this era, Jamaicans experienced a sense of political possibility that they could challenge various forms of national and international inequality. The island occupied a position of leadership...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... procession of a fallen rebel attracted 60,000 outraged mourners into Santiago’s previously abandoned streets. Rebels seized control of Oriente’s Central Highway, proclaimed El Cobre “free territory,” and thanked the Virgin for their success. When President Batista fled the country, the rebels declared...
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By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... representing it before international agencies. As conflictive relationships developed between native leaders and their self-proclaimed advocates, the question soon became one of legitimacy and relevance as multiples discourses, including those of missionaries, ranchers, government officials, and the indigenous...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... in 1822 proclaimed a Brazilian monarchy tied to Britain and sustained by sugar, coffee, and slave imports that expanded until 1850 despite England’s loud opposition. sugar empire coffee slavery Britain ...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
..., and led to the end of Spanish rule when counterinsurgent armies proclaimed a Mexican monarchy in 1821. Mexican’s searched to become a nation while facing a broken commercial economy, legacies of Cádiz liberalism, and armies expecting to rule. Debates about economic possibilities and conflicts over central...