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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Anthony Bogues Duke University Press 2007 South Africa: On Becoming an Ordinary Country The Landing It was July 2006, and as the flight from London began to touch down at Cape Town International Airport, a flood of political memories returned. April 1994 was the South...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 February 2000
...John Higgins Duke University Press 2000 5983 b2 27:1 / sheet 103 of 237 Academic Freedom in the New South Africa John Higgins Recently, I...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 171–197.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Abdulkarim Mustapha Duke University Press 2000 Constituting Negative Geopolitics: Memoriality and Event in The World and Africa (1946) Abdulkarim Mustapha In certain political and intellectual circles, it has now become more...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 1.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Paul A. Bové Nelson Mandela died on December 5, 2013. Tony Bogues, a member of the boundary 2 Collective, was in South Africa, watching the endless coverage of the news and of Mandela’s life. Bogues had met Mandela during his time with the Jamaican government of Michael Manley, and he has spent...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 69–86.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ahmed Jdey History has its own laws and its own tricks. Dictators, who are inherently antihistorical, do not realize it; yet humanity, in its rich and exciting trajectory, continues to instruct the great dictators and despots of the world about the force of history, in Africa as well as Asia...
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boundary 2 (2012) 39 (1): 167–206.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., as well as the confluence of left forces into the Alliance of the Socialist Forces. The dialogue explores the spirit of defiance and the regeneration of social connections in the Egyptian movement, situates the current struggles in the context of the politics of Egypt and the geopolitics in North Africa...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 271–294.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as specifying a capacity to bear degrees of pain and suffering. Examples from William Wordsworth and Adam Smith, and from contemporary South Africa and the United States, suggest that such an expanded conception can lead us to imagine political agency as thinkable for persons more usually described as passive...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 195–230.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of Ghana's media past provides a counternarrative to new media discourse from the colonial era that positioned Africa as the passive receiver of television. I show how transnational influences were actively adapted to theorize the new medium in opposition to racial capitalism and propose that media...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 34–36.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the “Cold War,” Mandela’s imprisonment focused much of the world’s attention on the authoritarian racial system in South Africa—apartheid. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the white settler coun- try, the Union of South Africa, became independent. By then, South Africa was a society...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 103–134.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the black African. The longer third part turns to Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of History and Encyclopedia of Philo- sophical Sciences for his general—and generally bleak—account of black Africa. The fourth part turns to a strange passage on Africa and the Africans in Hegel’s ‘‘Philosophy...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 11–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Joe Cleary © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Mandela, Charisma, and Compromise As the cases of Ireland, Algeria, Palestine, and South Africa will suggest, settler colonies vary widely in history and circumstance, but the problems of decolonization in such formations...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 135–152.
Published: 01 August 2000
..., Black Folk Then and Now, published in 1935.8 In the foreword to a third volume on the subject, The World and Africa, published in 1946, he remarks that his aim in this sequel is to give his earlier treatment of the subject of race ‘‘a more logical arrangement His disclaimer that this mature account...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o 2 Parts of this article have been published in the Standard (Kenya); and the Sunday Independent (South Africa). © 2014 Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o 2014 Mandela Memories: An African Prometheus2 I first met Mandela in 1991 in Johannesburg, at the offices...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 85–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
... with Africa at that time? GL : No, Africa was not on the curriculum of any school in Barbados. NF : When did you become aware of your Africanness? GL : Let me finish that. Africa was not on the curriculum of any school, but Africa was very much part of our mythology...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 2014
... boycott against apart- heid South Africa. Ted Koppel hosted Mandela on June 21, 1990, just four months after his release, at City College of New York in Harlem for a con- boundary 2 41:2 (2014) DOI 10.1215/01903659-2685989 © 2014 by Duke University Press Dayan...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 24–25.
Published: 01 May 2014
... an infirm friend to the voting station in Usuthu, in the Natal Province of South Africa, on April 26, 1994. Their determination and hope was galvanized by Mandela. Those images and the inspired hope that fed them had stayed with me until the day when that “Mandela moment” came to North Africa...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
... at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Between 1989–1992, he was special assistant to the late prime minister, Michael Manley, of Jamaica and was a common- wealth observer to the 1994 election in South Africa. Susan Buck-Morss­ is distinguished professor of political theory at CUNY Graduate Center...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 26–28.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ruth Y. Y. Hung © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Nelson Mandela F. W. de Klerk is the first president of South Africa whom I knew from TV and remembered. As it turns out, he became the last in the long list of white presidents of South Africa. It was late 1989; I was ten...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 40–42.
Published: 01 May 2014
... durée of the color line of caste—and he agreed. I quote myself, then: Two girls, between eleven and fifteen years of age, show me what they are being taught in primary school. It is a piece about South Africa. They have absolutely no clue at all what the piece is about, as they don’t about...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 33–55.
Published: 01 August 2023
... important geographies such as Southeast Asia and much of Africa. Despite his insistence on a cultural trickle-down trajectory that included a wider array of social groups, he nonetheless utilizes Hodgson's civilizational paradigm of high culture. Ahmed reconstitutes this paradigm as “the elite...