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Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes the Dardens, the family that lived across the street from Rosemarie in Woodlawn. Shirley Darden was Rosemarie’s best friend, and Rosemarie idolized Shirley’s older sister, Sarah. The Dardens were a kind of second family to her; the great-grandmother was still alive, and had been a...
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Both the headnotes and the glossary entries in this collection are indebted to sources that deserve acknowledgment and that may themselves interest students of the war. Where particular stories are intriguing, it may also help to know whose research provides a likely place to begin further...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
...C H A P T E R T E N SCHOOLS AS SITES OF ANTIBLACK VIO LENCE: BLACK GIRLS AND POLICING IN THE AFTERLIFE OF SLAVERY C O N N I E W U N In September 2019, a six- year- old Black girl in Orlando, Florida, was hand- cuffed and arrested by a police officer in front of her classmates for previ- ously...
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
...CHAPTER FIVE Jared Sexton The Vel of Slavery Tracking the Figure of the Unsovereign The vel returns in the form of a velle. That is the end of the operation. Now for the pro cess. Jacques Lacan, Position of the Unconscious Introduction In the spring of 2011, the Department of Equity Studies and...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373339-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
... This chapter adds the Indian Ocean to studies of the slavery. It complicates postapartheid portrayals of the origins of South African Indians by comparing indenture with the enslavement of Indians in the Cape and the indenture of the indigenous Khoikhoi some one hundred years earlier. I then...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
... the logic of history imposes itself upon cultural forms. I look at chapter 10 Africa Is Alive and Well in the Diaspora: Cultures of Re sis tance: Slavery, Religious Revival and Po liti cal Cultism in Jamaica 162 | chapteR 10 the complicated interplay, the cultural dialectic, between the cultures...
Published: 22 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021377-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2137-7
...Of Vision and Value Landscape and Labor after Slavery the Sharecropper · The artwork with which I began this book, Black Hands, White Cotton by Hank Willis Thomas, draws its symbolic and visual power from the histories that it unravels. It draws on tropes, on a way of seeing that seems to go...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391517-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9151-7
... 2 Crimes of Fashion Dressing the Part from Slavery to Freedom In order to recompense me for my trouble [the nursing of a sick silversmith], the Captain promised me ten pounds. . . . I thought this would be of great service to me...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012962-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1296-2
... entanglements rooted in Black politics.19 In anthropology, David Scott argues that studies of colonialism and slavery tend to be written as agential narratives of overcoming and vindi- cation stories of salvation and redemption. 20 Literary and cultural critic Stephen Best sees in Black studies a conflict...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... from Rosemarie in Woodlawn. Shirley Darden was Rosemarie’s best friend, and Rosemarie idolized Shirley’s older sister, Sarah. The Dardens were a kind of second family to her; the great-grandmother was still alive, and had been a slave, and Rosemarie felt lucky to hear her stories—even though they were...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... These are notes for a story about a woman who brought captured runaway slaves to her house, tortured them, and then resold them. Years later, after the house is burned down, Grandma Rye comes and puts the tormented spirits there to rest. ...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...The Story of the Diamond Fields Anthony Trollope In 1877 the English novelist Anthony Trollope (1815–82) toured South Africa and pub- lished an account of his journey the following year. Trollope’s travels occurred just as the emerging mineral revolution and the consequent acceleration of...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... Haiti is the fruit of the violence seeded in collective colonial encounters and their aftermath. The ways in which those diverse but interconnected colonial trajectories continue to frame our relationships to the happy story of an egalitarian, democratic West and its unfolding possibilities of assumed...
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Both the headnotes and the glossary entries in this collection are indebted to sources that deserve acknowledgment and that may themselves interest students of the war. Where particular stories are intriguing, it may also help to know whose research provides a likely place to begin further...
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Both the headnotes and the glossary entries in this collection are indebted to sources that deserve acknowledgment and that may themselves interest students of the war. Where particular stories are intriguing, it may also help to know whose research provides a likely place to begin further...
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Both the headnotes and the glossary entries in this collection are indebted to sources that deserve acknowledgment and that may themselves interest students of the war. Where particular stories are intriguing, it may also help to know whose research provides a likely place to begin further...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... identify the native Americans with the Amalekites, Jebusites and Canaanites that God in the Hebrew scriptures had ordered the children of Israel to replace. It is one of the ironies of that complex story that the Hebrews in escaping from the imperial tyranny of one people should inflict something simi- lar...
Published: 18 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012023-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1202-3
... terms of slavery and conquest that international law be- comes constituted as a global phenomenon and defines white life as Homo religious, 11 producing race as a meta- cosmic narrative. 12 In stories where Black and Native characters murder white life, we see explic itly the conjunc- tion between...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005292-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0529-2
... and long braids and even longer pastel dresses, and a handful of wild- eyed patriarchs who command their circle of wives and children with an iron fist (and usu- ally a rifle). These are the people, we are reassured in our mediated stories, who are made safe by their exceptionalism, their difference...
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... Both the headnotes and the glossary entries in this collection are indebted to sources that deserve acknowledgment and that may themselves interest students of the war. Where particular stories are intriguing, it may also help to know whose research provides a likely place to begin further...