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Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 24 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393078-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9307-8
Published: 28 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387404-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8740-4
Book Chapter

By Sara J. Grossman
Series: Elements
Published: 11 August 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2703-4
... early nineteenth century weather data observers territorial claims Haudenosaunee Confederacy Lenape ...
Series: Elements
Published: 11 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027034-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2703-4
... Chapter 1 explores an early nineteenth-century regional network of newly named “weather observers” across the northeastern United States and the ways in which this network utilized weather measurement to uphold settler claims to territory and build archives of settler environmental knowledge...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... in the very bureaucratic operations that have been mobilized by the state to prevent it. She demonstrates that citizenship adjudication procedures rely on a fiction of the territorialized state that has never been achieved in the highlands, yet which serves as the standard of “truth” against which stateless...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024613-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2461-3
... This chapter rereads Detroit's history of postwar decline from the vantage point of how radical activists staked claims to urban space. The chapter examines how the 1967 rebellion in Detroit—which erupted in a geopolitical context overdetermined by Cold War anxiety and global movements...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-145
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... exploitation and to build up transportation infrastructure for national and international commerce also generated friction with local indigenous communities claiming their own territorial rights, as seen in the conflict over the Isiboro-Sécure National Park and Indigenous Territory ( tipnis...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373810-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7381-0
... Chapter 3 starts with a conversation between the author and two of her Indigenous colleagues on a remote beach in the Northern Territory of Australia after the discovery of the rib cage of a durlgmö (a plesiosaurus). The chapter uses this and other personal and aesthetic encounters with fossils...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376224-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7622-4
... This chapter sets out the book’s main claims and outlines its theoretical vocabulary. It explores why undersea cables have remained absent in media and communications studies and in public perception. Arguing that a new mode of visibility is needed for cable systems, the chapter delineates...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The valley of Cochabamba was perhaps the richest agricultural region in the highland Andes before the Spanish conquest. One of the most revealing sources for understanding Inka systems of territorial control and demographic relocation comes from a legal dispute in 1556 between the caciques...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...First Peoples and the Making of Andean and Amazonian Space In the Andean highlands, there were as many different origin myths as there were native peoples. Each ethnic group sought to establish its importance through such stories, by claiming to be the first people to appear in the world...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... Focusing on different documents regimes in U.S. citizenship history, Beatrice McKenzie in chapter 6 reveals that applicants’ race, gender, and social class have long affected their ability to be recognized as U.S. citizens. A belief in the fraudulence of Chinese Americans’ claims to citizenship...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... This chapter analyzes the competing racial geographies of the United States and Mexico in the newly annexed territory. Mexican Americans challenged Jim Crow segregation in the Southwest through naturalization, segregation, and discrimination cases brought between 1897 and 1954. The mestizo...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in which the financing and construction of railroads was being debated. 1 In 1904, Bolivia and Chile signed the Treaty for Peace and Friendship, which obliged Chile to build the railroad between Arica and La Paz. 2 The year before, the Treaty of Petropolis resolved the territorial dispute between Bolivia...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... transportation infrastructure for national and international commerce also generated friction with local indigenous communities claiming their own territorial rights, as seen in the conflict over the Isiboro-Sécure National Park and Indigenous Territory ( tipnis ). In the following interview from La Jornada...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...The Rich Mountain The annals of Potosí composed by Bartolomé Arzáns de Orsúa y Vela (1674–1736) occupy a blurry literary domain between history and fiction, edifying morality tale and titillating scandal sheet. Like an Andean Cervantes, Arzáns’s narrator claimed to write from first-person...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375104-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7510-4
... American Civilization —the chapter demonstrates how James managed competing claims to his national, political, and affective inclinations by mediating his attachments through the bodies of performers—particularly West Indian cricketers and American actresses. It demonstrates the centrality of James’s...
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373698-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7369-8
... This chapter re-premises our idea of the world, explains the philosophy of worlding and planetization, and interrogates the ontologics of the local and the global. Ghosh claims that there is no local or global in our thinking and doing of literature; rather, he proposes the idea of the more...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... the questions of social space and civil society that had a defining impact on modern Kerala society. Several Dalit social and political movements put forward claims to social space and through it a claim to become modern. Access to space became the most contested domain, which motivated Dalits to creatively...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... line of Tupac Amaru in Cuzco, Katari meant that those born in the An-des were the ones who should live, govern, and control the wealth in the territory, whereas Europeans should withdraw or be sent back to their own lands. Also notable is Katari’s effort to assert political legitimacy. He claimed...