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differences (2021) 32 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Sara-Maria Sorentino Recent texts in the historiography of slavery have focused on slave-owning women in an attempt to overturn the paradigm of the benevolent mistress. While “benevolence” has silenced and exceptionalized mistresses’ violence, newer interpretations draw from slave testimony...
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differences (2018) 29 (2): 21–67.
Published: 01 September 2018
... historiography of slavery confirmed not merely as matriarchs but also as emasculating Sapphires and bitter, man-hating mothers who drive away their mates and psychologically damage their sons. The best way to save boys and men from the destructive effects of female domination, Moynihan concluded...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 32–70.
Published: 01 May 2008
... achieved through such tools as the mirror. In this juncture lies a potential for sex itself to become a kind of historiography, perhaps even an “ahistoriography” (Rohy). I recognize that this position seems diametrically...
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differences (2014) 25 (3): 98–122.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Anjali Arondekar Sexuality endures as an object of historical recovery through a poetics of melancholia, an irresolvable longing for loss that refuses all forms of consolation. My meditations call upon a historiography of sexuality in South Asia that pushes against the binding energies...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... 1953–74. ———. The Interpretation of Dreams . 1900 . The Standard Edition. Vols. 4 and 5. 1 -627. Hartman, Saidiya. Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America . New York: Oxford up, 1997 . Herron, Carolivia. Thereafter Johnnie . New York...
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differences (2005) 16 (2): 88–115.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Quicksand and Passing . By Nella Larsen. Ed. Deborah E. McDowell. New Brunswick:Rutgers up, 1986 . ix -xxv. Nicholson, Linda, ed. The Second Wave: A Reader in Feminist Theory . New York: Routledge, 1997 . Patterson, Orlando. Slavery and Social Death. A Comparative Study . Cambridge: Harvard up...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 197–227.
Published: 01 May 2019
... projects and, second, a set of conversations emerging from an array of fields including critical legal studies and black feminist historiography thinking critically about the idiom of consent in precisely the moment that consent—particularly “enthusiastic” affirmative consent—has been hailed as how sexual...
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differences (2003) 14 (2): 78–105.
Published: 01 September 2003
... a constitutive fissure in the meaning of equality in ways that contributed to national cohesion even in the face of such national institutions as slavery. The positive bonds of identity that emerge in a system of conflict take form through...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 79–101.
Published: 01 November 1997
... of slavery and the Civil Rights movement out ofwhich arises the Critical Race Theory position, in contrast, emphasizes the extent to which, historically, rights discourse has designated who does and does not count as a member of human society: ifrights signal personhood, then being without them is not merely...
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differences (1995) 7 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 July 1995
... in the early twentieth century and a colonial variant of these representational regimes as they traveled across the Pacific-a difference that hinged on the presence of a history of African slavery in the former and its absence in the latter. In a colonial setting permeated by a language of sentimentwhich made...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 117–155.
Published: 01 December 2020
... metaphysical origin) is rendered as primitive , suggesting a progressive-developmental schema with all the baggage of imperialist historiography that the term implies ( Marx 873 ). In calling for a new standard English translation of Marx, Wolfgang Fritz Haug has noted that Fowkes makes something...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 1999
... explicitly supported slavery), and locat- ing the importance of the debate in its contribution to preprofessional science’s enabling break with theological naturalism.21 The aim in historical accounts of this episode—to validate...
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differences (1990) 2 (2): 3–40.
Published: 01 July 1990
..., reconstruction, even redemption" (206). In trying to link Victorian sexuality to British imperialism, then, I will be inverting the usual priorities of cause and effect maintained by mainstream modern historiography. By so doing, however, I will simply be taking up the logic England used to describe other...
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differences (1989) 1 (2): 124–156.
Published: 01 July 1989
..., the ideological determination of the "concrete," and spins the narrative of the development of the money-jorm; with the Nietzsche who offers us genealogy in place of historiography, the Foucault who plots the construction of "counter-memory, " the Barthes of semiotropy and the Derrida of "affirmative...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of becoming French signifi ed all three insofar as the French nation stood for all three. Emblematic in this regard is the nineteenth-century assimilationist Jewish historiography that cast the Revolution of 1789 as the “modern Passover...
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differences (1999) 11 (3): 107–136.
Published: 01 December 1999
... was calculated not to interfere with their actions. We remember that Little Eva’s beautiful death, which Stowe presents as part of a protest against slavery, in no way hinders the working of that system...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that Casement exposed through his reports were predicated on a weighted colonial debt economy, otherwise known as indentured slavery, wherein the colonized never managed to turn in enough rubber crop to crawl out from under the thumb of the colonizer, usually due to some trickery on behalf of the latter...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 63–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 81 of present-day India, not join the great war for liberating the country from the chains of slavery imposed by the foreigners?” (266). Her invocation of Rajput heroism carries a double valence. While the image of Rajput...