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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): 63–86.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Casey Shoop Copyright © 2016 University of Illinois Press 2016 The Bones in the Concept: Big History, Theodor Adorno and Second Nature Casey Shoop With the evidence more or less in on the precarious climatological state of the planet, the desire for universal history, as the popular press...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 171–202.
Published: 01 October 2014
... the two cultures under the framework of an elegant story of the universe, a history, in the words offellow practitioner Fred Spier,"that places human history within the context ofcosmic history, from the begin­ ning ofthe universe up until life onEarth today:'4 Big history, it would seem, is not only...
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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 April 2016
... - scale conclusions. But as the History Manifesto, Big History, and Deep History all make clear, many historians are not content dealing solely with the realm of particulars or singularities, and it is certainly hard to imagine justifying departmental hires, classes, or proposed manuscripts on the basis...
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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): i–iii.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., NUMBER ONE, SPRING 2016 History ofthe Present Freedom as Accumulation Aaron Carico 1 The Medium is the Message: Enunciation and the Scriptural Economy ofScientific Psychology Brady Brower 32 The Bones in the Concept: Big History, Theodor Adomo and Second Nature Casey Shoop 63 INTERVENTION Just the Facts...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 140–176.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the Union leadership in ending slavery: "It was them;' she explained, "that freed the slaves.They give a hand to Lincoln and them other big emancipator men so that they could bring it about a gift from the colored people ofconjuration and power:'3 We should take seriously this account of African powers...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 80–105.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Comanche?” he asks, “Lord of the Plains?” The man responds, “Lord of nothing now.” As Tanner leaves the table after losing a big hand, the Comanche man confronts him: BIG MAN : Know what Comanche means? It means “enemies forever.” TANNER : Enemies with who? BIG MAN : Everyone. [Tanner takes...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Matthew Crow Acknowledging those points seems to me to have been a very big part of what a writer like Herman Melville was up to in his own work, where the boundaries between the work of war and death and labor and the work of studying and reflecting—theorizing—are blurred, seen in a new light...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 April 2011
... economics or tax revolts or rebellions against "big government:' Retrospectively, however, one can see at the heart of these reforms basic neoliberal principles ofderegulation, marketization, and privatization ofall public goods, a forthright attack on the public sector, and the beginnings of casting every...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... many speeches to industry leaders in which he acknowledged the impor­ tance of having strong unions in a company. Nothing better symbolized the period than the institution of the comite d'entreprise. This was a union-run organization required by the state since 1945 in big companies, which gave workers...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... A filmic introduction to the project by the Atomic Energy Commission entitled "ExcavatingWith Nuclear Explosives" offered this vision ofthe near future: Excavations ofnew harbors, big dams, canals, passes through rugged mountainous terrain-these and other massive, imaginative earth-moving projects may soon...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 271–282.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal . New York : Perennial , 2002 . Striffler Steven . Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America’s Favorite Food . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2005 . Wallace Robert . Big Farms Make Big Flu: Dispatches on Influenza...
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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2016
... like money growing on trees; but then after bringing in the "fine big crops" on those "great big farms; she was told she owed more than when she arrived.1 A storekeeper in the Brazos Bottom of Texas promised Laura Smalleyanythingshe'dlike, any kind ofmoney, any dress her daughter desired, if she'd...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 183–206.
Published: 01 October 2022
... an individual’s high social position ( Vermeren 96 ). However, things were different outside big cities. On November 17, 2018, close to three hundred thousand men and women wearing gilets jaunes , the yellow safety vests the French have been required to have in their cars since 2008, occupied roundabouts...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., viewing them as dens of 2 HISTORY ofthe PRESENT Jacobinposturing and rhetoric, big talk and little action-the scene ofwords, not deeds. Perhaps for this reason all major historical accounts ofthe Commune have followed Lissagaray's lead in beginning and anchoring the story of the Commune on March 18th...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (1): 11–19.
Published: 01 April 2023
... and plunder.” The pandemic affected Sri Lanka’s big earner, tourism, which had been used to mask such an indebted economy. By February, the foreign reserves had been drawn upon so extensively that there was too little left to pay the country’s constant debt. People wait for hours in queues for gas canisters...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 207–240.
Published: 01 October 2022
...: “The Black is a better athlete to begin with because he’s been bred to be that way, because of his high thighs and big thighs that goes up into his back, and they can jump higher and run faster because of their bigger thighs and he’s bred to be the better athlete because this goes back all the way...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 281–304.
Published: 01 October 2020
... such as the Big Five [a theory that assumes that people’s personalities carry distinct and general traits that do not depend on an individual’s culture] are important when it comes to explaining xenophobia” (Severin 23–24). Other theories are also presented together with this “personality theory,” but “the Big...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 177–208.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., Sukarno's voice is here forced to compete with the voice of the survivor projected on the wheelchair. Within thehome, Harsono's piece suggests, the voice ofthe survivor can still be heard; reframed as art, it moves into the public realm, claiming a place alongside the "big" voices of History. If "Memory...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (2): 139–174.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Polymer Love on to the newly attracted attention of the listener until he begins to realize in his mind and heart the truth of what he is hearing:'2 Months after the "Gospel Big Top Tour;' Humbard purchased the Ohio Theater in Cuyahoga Falls, a suburb of Akron, rechristened it the Cavalry Church...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 October 2019
... political moment is also the birth of something big and beautiful and powerful. It is the birth of an ex­ panded Sanctuary for everyone. [ . . .]This is a vision defined and organized by undocumented people who have lived in the urgency all along. [ . . .]This is the moment to build bridges...