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History of the Present (2013) 3 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Monica Kim Copyright © 2013 University of Illinois Press 2013 Empire's Babel: US Military Interrogation Rooms ofthe Korean War Monica Kim The US military interrogation room has often been the site ofcontroversy, but it has seldom been the object of scrutiny. Faced with photos from Abu Ghraib...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 140–176.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Andrew Zimmerman Copyright © 2018 University of Illinois Press 2018 Guinea Sam Nightingale and Magic Marx in Civil War Missouri: Provincializing Global History and Decolonizing Theory Andrew Zimmerman Sometime in the 1850s, Guinea Sam Nightingale was shot from a cannon in West Africa, landing...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (1): 84–112.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Roxanne Panchasi Copyright © 2019 University of Illinois Press 2019 "No Hiroshima in Africa": The Algerian War and the Q_uestion ofFrench Nuclear Tests in the Sahara Roxanne Panchasi A test in peacetime on a restricted desert provingground bears no resemblance to a military bombardment...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (2): 209–235.
Published: 01 October 2020
... political community and civil war, even as they disagreed about what form the future republic should take. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 revolution political community civil society civil war Billaud-Varenne Robespierre Saint-Just Shades of autumn color suffuse...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Steven C. Caton Abstract This essay argues that the horrific war in Yemen (2015–present) waged by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates against the Houthis who control the northern part of the country is not really a Sunni-Schi’a conflict or a proxy war against Iran or a replay of the Cold War...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 34–59.
Published: 01 April 2022
...David L. Eng Abstract This article explores unexamined links between psychic and political theories of trauma to investigate the constitution of victims deserving and undeserving of reparation as they emerge in the context of the Holocaust, Hiroshima, and the Nuremberg and Tokyo War Tribunals...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., war, or criminal justice. This article seeks to revise that dominant characterization. In fact, the medicalization trend is only one part of a broader discursive shift, in which addiction has been normalized as a form of attachment and conduct—rendered ordinary, even predictable or natural...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 April 2020
... from Field Marshal Gideon Ernst von Laudon’s spoils of war on the outskirts of Vienna. Utilizing Anthony Vidler’s concept of “warped space,” the article explores Laudon’s garden as an exemplary form of imperial space. It then proceeds to argue that imperial capitalism continued to produce warped spaces...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 137–168.
Published: 01 October 2015
... that the specific attributes of being able to see the entire planet as a single unit or system is a Cold War creation.1 This mode of thinking is therefore deeply imbricated not only in nuclear age militarism, but also in specific forms of twentieth-century knowledgeproduction...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (2): 253–278.
Published: 01 October 2021
... presented at the workshop “Between Civil Virtue and Civil War: Global Genealogies,” Lichtenberg-Kolleg-Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study, Göttingen, Germany , May 23, 2019 . Idris Murad . “ Re-Thinking How Liberalism Constitutes Islam—Three Theses: On Massad’s Islam in Liberalism...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 April 2018
..." or provide indemnity.6 By contrast, my reading suggests the system was a success in light of other, unstated purposes, and shows that it functioned as part of a new technique offinanc­ ing war. As a result of the decision to expropriate lands through settlement rather than through a formal military...
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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Aaron Carico Copyright © 2016 University of Illinois Press 2016 Freedom as Accumulation Aaron Carico How, after the war, triumphant industry in the North coupled with privilege and monopoly led an orgy of theft that engulfed the nation and was the natural child of war [ and delivered the land...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2012
... ofrecorded human history; questions ofAtlantic history, ofthe passage ofbodies, laws, financial instruments, philosophical systems, narratives, political theories, and war machines in and around the port cities, capitals, coastlines, underwater burial grounds, and imperial littorals ofthe Atlantic world...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 115–142.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of postsocialist Eastern Europe, I watched these de­ bates rage with increasing curiosity. More than half a century had passed since the end of the Second World War and almost twenty years since the collapse ofcommunism. Why were these historical issues being resurrected? What had changed in the European political...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 160–197.
Published: 01 October 2013
... anticolonial revolution that toppled the British-backed Hashimite monarchy. The historically peculiar mandate system ofsemicolonial rule established by the League ofNations after World War I was itselfbased on certain parallels between adolescence as a stage of psychological andnationallifepositedby European...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 113–141.
Published: 01 October 2019
... faced by contemporary feminist thought and politics.These include permanent war, bio-political racism, states of exception, the loss of truth, projects of assimilating difference and incommensurability within the market and social media, and the lack of accountability of states and non-state actors...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (2): 203–219.
Published: 01 October 2014
... himself yet again as someone who benefited, ifonlyimplicitly, from a gaze from above on whatlay beneath. In Europe, one of the first signs that the world emerging after the war was full ofdoubts, a sign quickly perceived and articulated by certain historians, was the rise of memory.This phenomenon...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the militia groups in particular have a significant membership drawn from former members of the US armed forces. “Support our Troops,” the jingoistic imperative of post-9/11 America that was often weaponized against critiques of American imperial wars, has in some memes come to mean support the overthrow...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2017
... ofhistoriographical perspec­ tives-informed by methodological nationalism, eurocentrism, continen­ talism, and an overemphasis on the Cold War context-that have together facilitated a misrecognition ofwhat postwar European integration was actually about. Finally, we explain why a recognition ofthe colonial past ofthe...
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History of the Present (2017) 7 (1): 122–137.
Published: 01 April 2017
... TheFrenchImperialNation-State: Negritude and Colonial Humanism Between the World Wars in 2005, I sketched out a new research project on the relationship between the French impe­ rial wars of colonial liberation during decolonization in the 1950s, the emergence of "romantic" mercenaries during the postcolonial period...