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Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter revisits the cosmology of indigenous numeracy, drawing on both Mayan and Quechua counting to argue that they engage practices of rectification that support, even as they are not exactly equivalent to, the labors of number in human rights accountancy. The chapter contemplates the...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... between mind and reality—the chapter explores the practices and apparatuses necessary to make people count, to produce truth. This chapter revisits the cosmology of indigenous numeracy, drawing on both Mayan and Quechua counting to argue that they engage practices of rectification that support...
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
... filled me with pride• whether anyone believed it or not. Having smashed the KMT invaders of Yanan, Mao then led his small headquarters contingent across the Yellow River to north• west Shanxi Province for rest and reorganization. There he launched the Rectification Campaign of 1947...
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
..., 144, 145, 147 446 and rail and highway lines, 47 Chinese Communist Party, Chinese rectification and, see rectification, Communists, 25, 29, 43, 55-59, rectification campaigns 60-61,83,91,96,166,168,203...
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
... second requirement is vertical mobility. One of Bachelard’s central claims is that “the scientific spirit is essentially a rectification of knowl- edge. . . . It judges its historic past by rejecting it. Its structure is its aware- ness of its historical errors. Scientifically, one thinks truth as...
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
... technical and theoretical self-​rectification.”22 Thus Canguil- hem attributes a fundamental temporality to scientific activity. Yet this temporality is not homogeneous; it unfolds at a variable rate in the differ- ent fields in which knowledge establishes itself as scientific knowledge: “the time of...
Published: 16 August 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
... Bachelard’s central claims is that “the scientific spirit is essentially a rectification of knowl- edge. . . . It judges its historic past by rejecting it. Its structure is its aware- ness of its historical errors. Scientifically, one thinks truth as the historical rectification of a persistent error...
Published: 16 August 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
... knowledge are not given ready made in nature. Indeed, according to Bachelard scientific objects do not even exist in nature; rather, they are technically produced in a continu- ous process of assemblage, rectification, and repetition—a process Rhein- berger calls “recursion”; that is to say, the...
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By Carolyn L. Hsu
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390428-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9042-8
... of (Harbin), 62–65 institution of, 36; Cultural Revolution public narratives, defined, 16 and, 38; Deng’s abandonment of, 85–86, Public Security Bureau (psb), 63 90–91; Five-Anti Campaign (1952), 40– 41, 50–51, 128; rectification campaigns, Qing imperial state and dynasty, 31–32...
Published: 22 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393801-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9380-1
... others in Havana, is emblematic of the difficulties and opportunities emerging from multiple ruptures: the Revolution of 1959; the Rectification period of the early 1980s; the Special Period, which arrived on the heels of the Rectification in 1989 and lasted until about 1994; and the current...
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By Christopher L. Miller
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8883-8
...-trade era of the twentieth century and the rise of Francophone literature and film. Now the other points on the triangle—Africa and the Caribbean—are heard from, but the result is neither a perfect symmetry of literary “replies” nor a complete rectification of history...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390428-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9042-8
... triggered traumatic political campaigns. Beginning before 1949 and continuing periodically throughout the Maoist era, “rectification” campaigns against cadre privilege and corrup- tion threw Chinese society into disorder. From early on, Chinese citizens also 36  Narratives and Socialist...
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
..., but for the sake of the Revolution. It was clear to me that a mental breakdown was the main threat. The image of all the mentally wounded I had known flashed in my mind, memories of those cut to the brain by the wrongs they had been done in the Yanan Rectification...
Published: 22 December 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374756-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7475-6
..., POLITICS, AND PAINTING 139 Fig. 2 Marcel Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q., 1919. Rectifed readymade: pencil on reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. 7 ¾ x 4 in. © ARS, NY. Private collection. Photo: Scala/White Images / Art Resource, NY. 140 ZHANG HONGTU: Expanding Visions of a Shrinking...
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By Bernice L. Hausman
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396277-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9627-7
... subscribes to the opinion that he or she was simply "born into the wrong body" -that is, that the "treatment" is not an intervention but the rectification 200 Changing Sex of an unnatural situation. Transgenderism, even with limited technological intervention, usually involves hormone treatment...
Published: 22 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393801-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9380-1
... Cuban slave state, which persist despite the lifting of legal barriers, and have intensified since the Spe- cial Period.1 Though after the Rectification campaign, the Mariel boatlift, and the Special Period, Cuba is now finally reconsidering in public forums the 188 coda handling of issues of...
Published: 30 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376743-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7674-3
... Durston, “Rectification of ‘Notes on the Authorship of the Huarochirí Manuscript 249–50. 6. On Avila see Antonio Acosta, “Francisco de Avila, Cusco 1573Lima 1647,” 551– 616. The classic study of the extirpation of idolatry campaigns is Kenneth Mills, Idolatry and Its Enemies: Colonial Andean...
Published: 01 May 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382553-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8255-3
... on hybrid literature, a new topic and not a summation)-all were cited by Schmid and Kaindl as further shortcomings. Although the readers found these to be minor faults, their rectification was thought essential if the disserta• tion were to be published. The Seminar for Slavic Philology in the...
Published: 14 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383161-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8316-1
... intended my im• prisonment as a trial, a rectification, I would use it that way. The first thing to do was to take stock of my life, and looking back over my past I could see how they might have suspected me. I had been halfhearted and wavering. I thought of how I had...
Published: 21 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389552-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8955-2
... double rectification: of Hegelian speculation (Vernunft, reason) by Clausewitzian pragmatism, and of the latter (as an application of Verstand, analytical understanding) by the Hegelian dialectic. What Lenin corrected in Clausewitz was the idea of military strategy or tactics as an instrument...