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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 (2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
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...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Soldiers under surveillance. Figure 3. Soldiers under surveillance. Figure 2 James removing the body from the bomb factory. Figure 2. James removing the body from the bomb factory. The earlier scene in which James disables the car bomb, however, reveals another, complementary dimension...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
...) in the 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 (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of fertilizer; he suggests that anyone wanting to make explosives should grow beets commercially to justify large fertilizer purchases. He apparently grew beets himself. The manifesto also includes a detailed diary of the past 80 days, in which he describes his meticulous planning for the car bombing...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... 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. Documentation...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of which informs the lengthy unpublished poetic “Public Statement” that he distributed and performed at election protests: Is this the Country of God? Are we the Nation under Christ? Automated Electronic Bombing in the name of the Holy Ghost the Sacred Heart the crown of Thorns, Igloo White last...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... statistic, my guides told me, enough bombs to destroy the world three times. I came up to a junction, noted a “keep out” sign, but nevertheless kept driving up a road in the trees to a large closed gate. I turned the car round and we carried on back toward the camp. In no time, a Range Rover police car...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 central motif within...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... 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 dozen other corporations with newly instituted programs of housing research . American...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the impenetrable qualities of the bunker are replaying themselves in the digital era. The threats of physical intrusion and nuclear bomb blast that originally informed the bunker’s design during the Cold War remain a vibrant priority in an age of expanding terrorism and cyber attacks. Additionally, newer forms...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... has it better than us.” The accompanying video—which is sadly yet to receive a second life on YouTube—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...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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 provide an elected Council...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 parkway gave way to the freeway's emphasis...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2013) 9 (3): 357–370.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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. New council estates also...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 through...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... military fortifications on a footing with steam railways and classic cars, with their own esoteric terminology – Lincolnshire three-bay, Dover Quad, Pickett-Hamilton Fort, Essex Lozenge – and rarity value. The military bunker has become an established component of the “enrichment,” “dark,” or war...