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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Alex Houen This article explores ways in which the poems Allen Ginsberg wrote against the Vietnam War entailed resisting what he viewed to be effects of “coldwar subjectivity” – in particular, the automation of thinking and feeling. Many of these poems are what Ginsberg called “auto poems”: lyrical...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the Vietnam War. The crucial question centered around the proper role of the audience, or citizenry: Should members sit quietly and watch the drama unfold, confident in the decisions of those elected to perform certain roles? Or should they raise their voices and demand to be a part of the action...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
...John Beck Richard C. Sarafian's Vanishing Point (1971) is the apotheosis of the Vietnam-era exploitation/arthouse existentialist road movies produced in the wake of Easy Rider. Vanishing Point is about speed and technology, surveillance and control, acceleration and catastrophe, roads, deserts...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Pujita Guha Abstract In 1968 the American military launched Operation Igloo White (OIW), seeding the mountainous forests of the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos and Vietnam with a network of seismic, olfactory, and auditory sensors that picked up and relayed signals to data bunkers in Thailand where enemy...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... as diverse as Washington's country-club suburbs and the Pentagon's techniques for urban assault. © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 I couldn't get over how much the scene was like a replay of Vietnam. Or the Vietnam I'd seen in movies and photo books. The tall grass. The green fields. The flush...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... oeuvre that pioneered a new lexicon of image/text and figure/ground conjunctions, overturning the prescriptive universalist ideals of modern art. © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Nancy Spero Vietnam War protest art Napalm and black clouds emerging in newsprint Flesh soft as a Kansas...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... didn’t have an arena in which to conduct a dialogue. I felt like a nonperson, an artist without a voice. 4 These gruesome heads emerged again in Spero’s series of War Paintings (1966–70), made in the midst of the Vietnam War and the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. Affected...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
... responded by formally recognizing the French-appointed leader, the emperor, Bao Dai. The Cold War logic that would lead to the partition of Vietnam began here. China quickly started to send supplies and instructors to the Viet Minh. After the start of the Korean War, in June 1950, the process accelerated...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, which all border China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region); the Himalayas (India, Nepal, Bhutan, which all border Tibet); Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam; and, finally, the South China Sea, China’s primary maritime border. Each chapter has a similar internal structure, starting...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the topic of nostalgia is written into the Cold War’s later stages, with the decline of American global power in the 1970s, defeat in Vietnam, oil shocks, terrorism, the flight to the suburbs, inflation, and unemployment, giving rise to a compensatory return to the youth culture of the 1950s in American...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... will to build a Great Society, they also mark a turning point. 1 Klüver’s ambitions for EAT were not enough to encourage sponsors to adequately fund his plans; CAVS and A&T came increasingly under fire for their complicity with the defense establishment, as resistance to the Vietnam War intensified (see...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of knowledge production that might contribute to the creation of a more just, democratic, and equitable world. The long ’68 was built on the human faith that there exists a new possibility for shared solidarities not only among students and workers but also between those in Berkeley and Vietnam, Dar es Salaam...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... in south Asia—unveiled by anti-Russian demonstrators on the streets in Warsaw in 1956 ( Morris and Grunenberg 2010 : 44–51). Picasso and Beuys maintained resolutely anti-imperialist stances during the 1950–75 period from the beginnings of US involvement in the Korean War to its eventual defeat in Vietnam...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and the parallel exploitation and objectification of human and nonhuman creatures, underpin the military-industrial complex of corporate and state interests, which, for Marcuse, was explicit in the Vietnam War. To end this destructiveness requires a revolution of consciousness. This begins in awareness...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
... as Waterloo, or Stalingrad, or even “Vietnam” (where there is a notable war heritage industry). “Modern” war would then pose a particular problem for archaeology and heritage enterprise since there is no “battlefield.” But even the legacy of the Cold War leaves its traces in, for example, the 800,000 steel...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the United States has taken, Predator Empire ’s four main chapters provide a well-researched historical and technical story of important events: the Vietnam War as the first “technowar,” the rise of drone technology, and increased surveillance carried out by numerous US institutions. Shaw methodically...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... century. The conditions Apollinaire evokes in the early decades of that same century are massively intensified and repeated in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, each a rogue nation in the form of a village in need of urbanization. That these same conditions, as Cullather articulates, are themselves yet again...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... (Canada) and Vietnam. In retrospective construction, the doctor who died in PWH was the index case who brought the epidemic outside the PRC. Each of the individuals infected in Hong Kong was to carry the disease to his or her respective cities. Attesting to the greatly enhanced multidimensional global...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of photography was revised by every wartime generation and every advance in photographic media, whether in the depiction of trench warfare brought home from World War I, the corpses strewn across Nanjing and the Normandy beaches in World War II, the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the Highway of Death in the first...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... empire’s power and the power of resistance to it are “afflicted” in different ways. By invading and occupying Iraq, the US is on the verge of a strategic failure worse than Vietnam, while the antiwar movement in particular, and the left in general, is afflicted by its own “limits and insufficiencies” (p. 5...