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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 2–22.
Published: 01 April 2021
... subterranean darkness into a manifestation of racialized Blackness. But the writers’ racialization of Mammoth Cave also had a tendency to slip out of their control. As they associated its spatial darkness with racialized Blackness, the literal underground of Mammoth Cave flickered into an underground...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in a dark corner and watches the video, removed from an interactive role in the slave’s narrative. In many other ways, the museum invites interactivity in displays on slavery and slave resistance: in particular a panel on the Underground Railroad uses the second person—“You are a slave”—and asks patrons...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 October 2015
...-a bomb, that is, that could explode without producing fallout. A crucial development in theColdWar nuclear system was theU.S. andSo­ viet move to underground nucleartesting. The1963 LimitedTest Ban Treaty {LTBT)-which stands as the first nuclear weapons treaty and the first global environmental treaty...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 140–176.
Published: 01 October 2018
... to vomit up a live snake, by pulling lizards from their feet, or by burying patients in the earth up to their waists or their chests, the latter perhaps to place them closer to underground Guinea.67 150 HISTORY ofthe PRESENT Nightingale stood out in the lively social life of antebellum Boonville.68 Like...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (1): 40–44.
Published: 01 April 2023
... into a curse. Coupled with a drought, this cultivation dried up the underground water, turning oases throughout the south into lifeless spaces dotted with dead palm trees. Roots of palm trees dried up. Villagers driven by profit realized only too late that they had exchanged their water, now inside the fruit...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 203–212.
Published: 01 October 2019
... is in having us believe that our ' liberation' is in the balance:'3 D espite this, I think it would be too much to say that repression is gone from the scene of critical theory (which is not to say that its stature has not been diminished) . Instead, it has gone underground, its appearances furtive...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (1): 83–94.
Published: 01 April 2015
... by setting itself off against the Orient as a sort of surrogate and even underground self.'8 He wouldclarifythat "as much as the Westitself, the Orient is an idea that has a history and a tradition ofthought, imagery, and vocabulary that have given it reality and presence in and for the West. The two...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Karl Shoemaker, Sanctuary and Crime in the MiddleAges 400-1500 (2011) , 31-35. 30. Ibid., 123. 31. Lia Haro and Ronald Coles, "Reimagining Fugitive Democracy and Transfor­ mative Sanctuary with Black Frontline Communities in the Underground Railroad;' Political Theory (February 2019) : 1 - 28...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to harbor underground petroleum reserves. One of the reasons given to legitimate its invasion was that this area was at one time or another part of what might be called the historic Saudi State, a classic imperial legitimation if there ever was one. In any case, Saudi aggression was stopped by another...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 April 2014
...' whose underground elements are supposed to swallow the uncomfortable class struggle ofthe present . . : 1 The name citoyen, on the other hand, may well be old and originate in another moment ofthe political past, but its iteration in this instance creates the now of a shared political subjectivization...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 115–142.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., the government wanted to resettle the Jews in smaller towns in the Bulgarian provinces, but at the time many believed understandably that the deportation to the provinces represented a first step in their ulti­ mate deportation to Treblinka. A July 1943 article in the Worker'sCause , an underground newspaper...
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History of the Present (2023) 13 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 October 2023
... the outpost is one of the last areas in Israel that you can still have these underground parties: “No police can come here. And the IDF, well . . . they are occupied with other things.” Once, when I was traveling in India, an Australian backpacker told me how “you Israelis, always trying to find some...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (2): 119–151.
Published: 01 October 2021
... is particularly well-known in late-enlightenment reformist-era Vienna (shifting of graveyards to the outside of city limits, 1784), and in Paris, where the closing of parish cemeteries led to the disposal of old and recent remains in the catacombs, underground quarries, from 1785 onward, giving rise...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (1): 84–112.
Published: 01 April 2019
... by the Banque Centrale d'Algerie (BCA) , the stamp (No. 1558), along with a series of envelopes, was designed by Sid Ahmed Bentounes. The stamp featured an outline of a map of Algeria marked by two nuclear hazard symbols, at Reggane and In Ecker, the sites of France's atmospheric and underground tests between...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (1): 57–98.
Published: 01 April 2013
... administrators to colonial governments in Bengal between the 1860s and 1890s. By the end of the nineteenth century, both the physically transformed landscape and the conditions of lay colonial governance-disciplines had driven theverymemories ofimportuning, threatening women underground. The first diminished art...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 160–197.
Published: 01 October 2013
... throughout these years; student demonstrations in Baghdad sparked the two most famous uprisings of the period, the 1948 Wathbah and the 1952 Intifada, and many participantsinboth events were teenagers. Young people, especially students, were also the dominant force in the underground but extremely popular...