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History of the Present (2023) 13 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of the discipline of history (and the wider world). presentism higher education spectacle austerity history Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 bconnolly@usf.edu Most days each week during the academic year I drive a few miles across the city of Tampa and onto the sprawling...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 203–212.
Published: 01 October 2019
... will no longer quite understand how the ruses of sexuality, and the power that sustains its organization, were able to subject us to that austere monarchy ofsex, so that we became dedicated to the endless task offorcing its secret, ofexacting the truest ofconfessions from a shadow. The irony ofthis deployment...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 115–142.
Published: 01 October 2014
... presence of Middle Eastern, South Asian, or African immigrants. Non-European and ethnic minoritypopulations can become an easy scapegoat in times of economic austerity; across Europe there is rising anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic, and anti-Roma violence. As the German government, the European Central Bank...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 50–80.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of virtually perpetual repayment through an austerity program directed by a fiscal control board that sought to do away with minimum wages and reliable old-age pensions. One member of the board promoted the view that minimum wages and pensions reduced the number of jobs. These doctrines were produced at least...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 97–113.
Published: 01 April 2014
... attuned to its unseen hazards, pierce the mist of an otherwise pervading stillness. For the hunched-over woman presiding over these nightly gatherings, the shadows and darkness, accompanied by the unadorned austerity of the enormous concrete park, afforded something that even the most mega of fancy...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (2): 152–192.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in Bharati’s poems along the same lines of noncontradiction, maintaining that “these kinds of austerities and passions would be a part of the formation of the Tamil modern from the beginning of mass politics into the Dravidian movement and beyond” (“Bharati” 5, 3). 10 Bharati’s life was a short...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (1): 57–98.
Published: 01 April 2013
... At the same time, the wealth of the In­ ner Asian and Himalayan trades also brought monastic-ascetic armies to blows, for example, in a conflict that broke out between an ancient Bud­ dhist {Nyingmapa-Karmapa) lineage in Ladakh {Kashmir) and Bhutan and a more austere Gelukpa lineage of monks favored...