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Published: 12 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387930-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8793-0
Published: 26 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385660-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8566-0
Published: 12 March 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383024-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8302-4
Published: 09 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392798-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9279-8
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... poetic and reflective vein, the following letter captures the shift from civilization to savagery that the soldier undergoes at the front, and tells of the humanity and violence in the relations between Paraguayan and Bolivian soldiers in the trenches. ...
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By Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... carnal sin on the waiting body of the unsaved. every saving savagery they used to get us here. for them it meant what they did was blessed by god and earlier unions. for me it meant there are some things fused together that can never be separated. sisters. despite hell and ocean. purpose. despite hell...
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-065
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
.... And so he is. Several weeks have passed and all is not so rosy on the domestic front. I ex- pected Lulu to be thrilled by the advent of a new feline companion. But no, it seems that she had become accustomed to and was enjoying being top and solo cat. She turned on this little kitten with a savagery I...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-032
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... Little Bighorn battlefield with monuments to soldiers and monuments to Native American warriors and their bravery [see Elliott 2008 (2) an attempt to instill fear by fabricating a threat of terrorism and savagery that, by extension, must have affected the United States since at least the 1870s and...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-119
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... like a cancer. Be- fore we start talking about Vodou, savagery, cannibalism, people who drink blood, . . . I think I still have enough energy left to fight. The Pivotal Moment It s an event whose repercussions will be as important as those of Haiti s in- dependence, on 1 January 1804. At the moment of...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... clarify the sugar. For a trivial offence, he would have them burned alive. Nothing gives better proof of the savagery of this mon- ster than the following incident: an ox of his died one day from an epizootic disease; wishing to exact some revenge for this unavoidable loss on the un- lucky person who was...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012627-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1262-7
..., against Indian bodies by mercenary colonial explorers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and, on the other, through a war of words in the metropole. Colonialism, Taussig proposed, proj- ects a wildness, a violence, and a savagery onto the other and then seeks to counter the senseless...
Published: 01 January 1997
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... fists, White fists. No blood seeking horde Unleashing dogs to hound. No murder cry No yelp of white savagery. The black man equal, The white man equal. Black and white hand welded A steel embrace. Augury of a day When black and white armies Stream from one thousand foundries...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... exploiting all its avenues, and they learned how to move within this dimen- sion beyond the dominant system. Given the diagnostic of savagery they issued from their presumptuous and arrogant perspective, the masters remained unaware of the relevance of these new worlds. In their obsession with control and...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... metropole, more potently, the hierarchical or- dering of colonial society was a shifting sand. It was as much tied to contemporaries changing ideas about racial difference and the ex- tent of progress made by particular races from savagery to civiliza- tion as it was implicated in these thinkers...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... lions were conflated in Victorian minds with Africa and vice versa. Together, the animal and the continent were seen as a test of imperial mettle. As one contributor to the Idler put it in 1909, lion- hunting in Africa was thrilling precisely because you know that beyond you is nothing but savagery...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... represented the pitiless savagery that the British associated with the Indian rebellion of 1857 58 and other violent pro- tests against their self- supposed benevolent rule. One of the starkest expressions of this association was John Tenniel s famous 1857 cartoon The British Lion s Vengeance on the Bengal...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... that South Africa is a land not of white but of black men, and that the progress to be most desired is that which will quickest induce the Kaffir to put off his savagery and live after the manner of his white brethren. . . . The work of civilizing as it has been carried out by simple...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012115-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1211-5
... of savagery within portrayals of redeemable (but inferior) Islanders became the creed of large- scale missionary enterprises, along with a dra- matic increase in commercial exploitation fostered by new knowledge of whaling, seal hunting, and trade opportunities. These last commercial questions are...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
..., further out, savagery and barbarism. Popu lar culture is still full today of countless savage and restless natives, and soundtracks constantly repeat the threatening sound of drum­ ming in the night, the hint of primitive rites and cults. Cannibals, whirl­ ing dervishes, Indian tribesmen, garishly got...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012481-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1248-1
... savagery, Probyn shows. The indigenous canni- bal, after all, is an omnivore with a sense of occasion who shows restraint by not simply following one s hunger. Risking the Eurocentric notion of the noble savage, Probyn makes the argument that there is more in the cannibal EATING ThE MOThER 53 trope...