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History of the Present (2023) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 April 2023
... with the language of threat and contagion. This essay charts a complex geopolitical reordering across the Global South, one not always mediated by the West. nmahajan@ucsc.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Indian Ocean patronage maritime labor dhow trade pandemic forms...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 78–85.
Published: 01 April 2012
... accounts ofself-annihilation and injury bear analytical significance as they point to a curious paradox that unfolded in the maritime world of labor in the age of an expanding capitalist world market.9 While prompting an unheard ofintensification and acceleration ofthe circulation ofcommodities and people...
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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 (2020) 10 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Brandt. 2 See, for example, International Labour Organization; Oxfam International; International Crisis Group; Mundy; UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. 3 How much of this was state sponsored and how much the initiative of wealthy Saudi citizens is not altogether clear...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 50–80.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of the “welfare queen” and reveals its underlying logic: it marks Black and impoverished people’s resistance, and the refusal to birth babies and raise children who are docile participants in the kind of labor force sought by capital. The “welfare queen,” generalized to the archipelago as a whole, marks rebellion...