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Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395584
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9558-4
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373766-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7376-6
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
Published: 01 May 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382553-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8255-3
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387480-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8748-0
Published: 02 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378846-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7884-6
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395584-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9558-4
Published: 10 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384144-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8414-4
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398165
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9816-5
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... itself. This introductory essay argues that humanities and social science analysis can help explore the uncertain, transitional, and contested terrain of postgenomics, offering critical examination of the continuities and ruptures instituted by the spread of genomic data and technologies throughout the...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... proinsurgent diplomacy and Jamaican authorities’ adherence to British neutrality allowed Haiti to emerge as an international revolutionary center actively spreading revolution throughout the Greater Caribbean. Second, the gradual success of British military campaigns against Napoleon and Caribbean-wide fears...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373810-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... Serving as an introduction to the entire book, chapter 1 discusses the appearance and spread of a late liberal mode of governing, which the book refers to as “geontological power” and “geontopower” as well as three figures—the Desert, the Animist, and the Virus—that are displacing the four...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... they soon spread to elite Chinese consumers as well. In those cabarets, cigarettes and jazz found economic and cultural synergy. The essay looks particularly at the expatriate producers of these commodities, U.S. cigarette company managers and African American musicians, as they became both producers...
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... The encounter that accompanies the spread of empire silences the voices of the colonized and missionized, making it difficult to make the historical narratives of empire audible. In this essay, Bohlman opens the space of imperial encounter by employing the methods and metaphors of triangulation...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... role of racial logics in the contemporary work and history of empire? The essay conceptualizes “remaindered life” as an alternative form of social reproduction that corrodes dominant social relations and instead produces fugitive socialities, which may be made available to obstruct the spread of empire. ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
..., driver’s licenses, and other identity cards—is a construction of fixed personhood for the purposes of modern organizational needs, ensuring that the member has remained essentially the same despite changes in personality, body, and behavior. With the spread of information technologies, however, there has...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... This chapter argues that the global eradication of smallpox in the 1970s helped produce a key justification for the neoconservative U.S. war against Iraq in 2003. The war was partially justified by the claim that Iraq had the wherewithal to spread epidemic smallpox against an unvaccinated U.S...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... criminalization is furthering the spread of the virus. Reform is urgently needed to stem the tide of HIV transmission and improve public health. The Sero Project is a network of people with HIV and allies fighting for freedom from stigma and injustice. It has led an effort to raise awareness and mobilize...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... Chapter 1 details how silver mined in the Andes and New Spain (Mexico) was pivotal to trade with China and the rise of the first global commercial capitalism, and how the sugar and slave economy first proven in Portuguese Brazil spread along Atlantic America to support the rise of European power...