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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 (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 (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 (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of Chandigarh to “develop the city as modern, self-confident Indians would, if there were such a group” ( Mayer 1950: 173 ). 10 © 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...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the historical conditions of the American political and artistic Left, especially during the Vietnam War. Both her work and her life argue for a culturally dynamic, open-ended critical trajectory as an integral part of public discourse via aesthetic form, allowing for the possibility of activist engagement...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 118–132.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of War Paintings (1966–70), made in the midst of the Vietnam War and the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. Affected by the horrific images of the war broadcast nightly on television and the racial violence erupting in the streets, the artist created gouache, collage, and ink paintings on paper...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
...). Arnold James R. 1991 . The First Domino: Eisenhower, the Military, and America’s Intervention in Vietnam . New York : Morrow . Beckett Samuel . 1983 . Disjecta: Miscellaneous Writings and a Dramatic Fragment . Ed. with a foreword Cohn Ruby . London : John Calder . Behn...
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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
... of the lessons of Vietnam. The rhetoric of the “Axis of Evil” has roots in the past, and, as Gibson’s essay on Graham Greene powerfully argues here, continues to produce a world in which the claims of the local are repeatedly dematerialized in favor of an immanence of Western interests. The fact that those...
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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
... Tunisian university students. In January 1968 one thousand students protested the state visit by Hubert Humphrey and South Vietnam’s minister of foreign affairs Tran Van Do, denouncing American imperialism and expressing solidarity with the Vietnamese people ( Hendrickson 2012 : 760). A few months later...
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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
... to the mid-nineteenth century. But it is defensible in the sense that the Battle of Bosworth (1485), say, could be argued to be of the same type 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...
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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
... quaint precursors to the horrors of village annihilation found in military planning in the latter half of the twentieth 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...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... lead and the epidemic was “eradicated” within a much shorter period than all other seriously affected nations, except Vietnam. To the government, its “unity” with the people had been an elusive phenomenon, in spite of the forty years of sustained economic prosperity and its efficacy and ability...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2005
.... America's post-Vietnam interventions in global “trouble spots” like Somalia are justified not as a “seizures” of land in the service of colonial outposts, but as benign “police actions” in the interests of everyone that aim to eradicate conflict and difference, reconstruct social equilibrium...