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boundary 2 (1 February 2005) 32 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Arif Dirlik Arif Dirlik 2005 The End of Colonialism? The Colonial Modern in the Making of Global Modernity Arif Dirlik Over the last decade, discourses of globalization and postcoloniality have...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Rudolf Mrázek Boven Digoel was a camp in colonial Dutch East Indies where Indonesian communists were exiled for their participation in a failed revolution in 1927. Terezín was a Nazi-built camp in Bohemia for the European Jews. Lenin was read and quoted in both camps—in Dutch, German, Czech, and...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2001) 28 (2): 229–258.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Anindyo Roy Duke University Press 2001 Savage Pursuits: The Shaping of Colonial Civility in E. M. Forster’s ‘‘The Life to Come’’ Anindyo Roy For conquering Clive, or Wellesley’s mightier name, The wide...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2004) 31 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Michelle Chilcoat Duke University Press 2004 In/Civility, in Death: On Becoming French in Colonial Martinique Michelle Chilcoat Civilization, civilization, pride of the Europeans, and their burying ground...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hsiao-pei Yen This essay explores the connections between colonialism, nationalism, and anthropology in China's southwestern frontier. During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the pressing problem of national survival encouraged the Nationalist state and anthropologists to collaborate in an effort to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Arif Dirlik This essay takes up two issues: the part successive colonialisms played in forging a Taiwan identity, and the theoretical implications of the Taiwan (and Hong Kong) experience for colonialism in the making of modern identities. It argues that the cumulative experience of colonialism...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Mina Karavanta This essay discusses William V. Spanos’s work as the legacy of what can be called “ontopolitical criticism.” Spanos’s affiliation between texts and the world discloses the overlapping of the history of imperialistic and colonial violence with the politics of ontology, which...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 27–44.
Published: 01 August 2018
... negotiation in post–Cold War postcolonial East Asia. The Japanese novel Exceedingly Barbaric (2008), by Tsushima Yuko, and the Taiwanese film Finding Sayun (2010), by Aboriginal filmmaker Laha Mebow (Chen Jie-Yao), are analyzed as rehabilitations of colonial wounds outside of the normative politics of...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 111–141.
Published: 01 May 2012
... equipped to synchronize with other monothematic mantras of modernity like scientific progress, democracy, or techno-financial development. The essay visits some nodal moments of this historical narrative–the coming into being of a Hindu “tradition” under the auspices of colonial Indology, Rammohun Roy’s...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2012) 39 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Stathis Gourgouris Derek Walcott’s staged encounter with George Seferis, by explicit invocation, in his poem “From This Far” (1980) is a nearly unprecedented instance of postcolonial confrontation with Greek antiquity, not through the conventional avenues of colonial classicism but through the...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2015) 42 (3): 63–77.
Published: 01 August 2015
... recorded on August 14, 1945, and broadcast over the radio waves in Japan and its former colonies on August 15, 1945. In the wake of the two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, never had capitalism in Japan experienced such an acute expression of crisis. This essay explores the relationship...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 November 2017
... framing itself drew on postwar counterinsurgency doctrine (COIN) that had enabled a shift from the figure of the allied partisan to the unconscionable terrorist. Terrorism as an object of knowledge thus fits within a longer story of Western military attempts—from late nineteenth-century colonialism...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2017) 44 (4): 179–194.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-colonial Jewish condition in Israel/Palestine. Book Reviewed: Slabodsky Santiago , Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2014 ). © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Jewish history decolonialism nativism barbarism...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 195–209.
Published: 01 May 2015
... between what was the work of the council and what were later interpretations of its work. Although O’Malley presents the council as a European phenomenon, its effects were more global. A case study from colonial Mexico helps reveal how Trent’s strengthening of episcopal authority but unwillingness to...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 159–182.
Published: 01 August 2009
... resulted from English-language colonialism. The '90s are a unique moment when writers of disparate aesthetic, political, and philosophical concerns, writers from disparate nations that are united and separated by shared histories of imperialism, and writers with disparate relations to the English language...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2013) 40 (1): 7–19.
Published: 01 February 2013
... an unmediated and unproblematic return to the tradition of (Sunni) Islam, making it difficult to see that political Islam is in fact a result of the great transformation of Muslim societies under colonial rule. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Part 1: Why I Am Not a Postsecularist...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Anthony Bogues Arguing that the processes of racial slavery and colonialism were “historically catastrophic,” thereby creating the grounds for different sets of questions about the human and the meanings of freedom, this essay maps some of the ways in which these questions have been posed from...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2015) 42 (4): 187–219.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that unlike the Zionist movement, which harked back to an imagined fantastical past in establishing a colonial-settler state, the Palestinians deploy a future-oriented nostalgia for the recovery of their stolen lands and country. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 melancholy nostalgia...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the island. “Royal Poinciana Tree: 1946” and “The Translator” are read with a focus on their realistic characterization of native Taiwanese intellectuals born in the middle to around the end of the Japanese colonial rule. Thereafter is analyzed as a fully developed account of the first postwar...
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boundary 2 (1 November 2018) 45 (4): 103–126.
Published: 01 November 2018
... colonialism and the Enlightenment, all three writers question the value of history. This strategy is predicated upon the assumption that cultural nationalism is derivative of the Enlightenment and the West, and consequently dependent on empirical historical narratives. I argue that this strategy may be...