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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
... war art violence horsepower empathic unsettlement restitution Persian miniature Khamsa Shahnameh digital collage rubble out of rubble car bomb While the automobile and its many-wheeled cousins were instrumental to the industrial transformation of the twentieth century, their role in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Robert M. Bednar This article explores affect and memory at roadside car crash memorials within the context of what Achille Mbembe calls “necropolitics”: the performance of power to determine who legitimately can kill both persons and the memory of persons. By analyzing the ritualized performance...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Humbert is read through the lens of Cold War anxieties about radiation, missile attack through the DEW Line and a “mapping” of America by subversive aliens. Lolita herself is the Uranium Girl, radiant child of nuclear America under threat from the death ray of the bomb’s fallout. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN...
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Published: 01 November 2012
. Altered photograph of car bombed in Sri Lanka.) Image courtesy of the artist Figure 4 . Headlong, 2009. Gouache on archival digital print on Hahnemühle paper, 15 × 24 in. (Horsemen based on Firdawsī's Book of Kings manuscript copied in Tabriz for the Mongol íl Khân Abû-Sa‘id [r. 1317–35], Antiquités More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... after the law. Sovereignty works through an act of abandoning subjects, reducing them to homo sacer (1998: 84). This is demonstrated in the film in a scene where James is called in to examine a suspected car bomb. As he walks towards the vehicle a sniper shoots at the gas tank from an overlooking...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., in which he describes his meticulous planning for the car bombing in downtown Oslo and the subsequent shooting rampage on the island of Utoeya. Overall, the huge collection of writing is a screed against Islam and the consequences of immigration to Europe. Breivik writes that a fourth-generation...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Telegraph saw it as a failure of nerve that Padilha’s RoboCop sees Alex Murphy blown up by a car bomb rather than dismembered slowly by shotgun as in the Verhoeven original. “What a Robo-Cop out,” concluded Ben Walters (2014) also in the Guardian . While there were some lukewarm exceptions—for example...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... escape route. Included in my plan are refugees, insurgents, hungry people, visionaries, villains and zealots. They are above all mobile. Whether they are headed any place in particular is hard to say. Car bombs explode, people rise up, planes fly recon and villages are razed. People are running...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
...; I could be picked up by plain clothes police or something. I walked back to the car definitely worried by this. My purpose with this trip was to visit as a normal member of the public, to find out things I should be entitled to know about my country. A year before I had made my first visit...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... indifferent to the attention aimed at them. You can't tell from the clothes when all this is meant to be: the ragamuffin garb is loosely “postwar.” You can't tell from the rubble what has caused the wasting of this ground: Luftwaffe bombing or local government redevelopment. Waste-ground has been a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... “Operation Rolling Thunder” into effect – a sustained bombing of North Vietnam that was to continue until October 1968. In opposition, antiwar students and academics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, organized the first “teach-in” – a mix of festivity, war protest, and critical discussion. Similar...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... as they enchanted – overpasses were famously built too low for buses and rail links discouraged in order to regulate access to the new middle-class resorts and suburbs ( Patton 1986 : 67–70). As motor travel became the norm and traffic and the speed of cars increased, the recreational function of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
... this time as part of central government policy aimed both at providing new housing for families and people who had lost their homes as a result of the bombing of many of the country's urban centers during the Second World War and at maintaining a supply of new homes for a growing postwar population...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
...—features Serbian youths in a rural setting, dressed in traditional clothes and drinking Coca-Cola in order to be magically transformed into young urbanites in sports cars. During this period, Ceca rose as the undisputed queen of turbo-folk, her image becoming a carefully crafted mix of politics...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
... business world on a wave of expensively purchased national publicity. Houses, Inc. was a patent-pooling syndicate organized by General Electric, the Celotex Corporation, American Radiator, the Container Corporation of America, Pittsburgh Glass, the Pullman Car and Manufacturing Company, and more than a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Geoffrey Winthrop-Young © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Had Hegel’s philosophy of history encompassed this epoch, then Hitler’s robot-bombs would have taken their place . . . among the empirically selected facts in which the symbolic state of the world-spirit is immediately expressed...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... World Trade Center in New York, the March 11, 2004 train bombings in Madrid (“3/11”), the July 7, 2005 transport system bombings in London, the November 2, 2004 murder on the streets of Amsterdam of filmmaker Theo van Gogh, the tightening of immigration laws in Scandinavia, and the effort in France to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... incongruous presence in a landscape that makes the bunker remarkable. Growing interest in the wreckage and remains of war has led to a significant modification of the definition of what constitutes a ruin. While concurring with Hirst that bombs produce rubble and not ruins, in recent years, Andreas...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... control Protocol is a solution to the problem of hierarchy. It is in many ways an historical advancement. —Alexander Galloway, Protocol The April 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon revealed a great deal about social change and social media. The bombers seem to have recruited themselves...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... popular image of the Bolshevik insurrection . . . owes more to [the film] October . . . than to historical fact. . . . [It] was . . . no more than a military coup [which] passed un-noticed by the vast majority of the inhabitants of Petrograd. Theatres, restaurants, and tram cars functioned much as...