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Published: 01 January 2018
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 85–112.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Figure 5 Monuments of assassination Figure 5. Monuments of assassination ...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... in the assassination of Gandhi on January 30, 1948. Several days before the assassination, Pahwa exploded a bomb at a prayer meeting of Gandhi, and an attack on Gandhi was to have followed. But the would-be assassin got cold feet, and Gandhi lived for another five days. Nathuram Godse, who finally pulled...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
....-Saudi-Israeli regional hegemony. The uprising, some elements of which subsist in what is known in Lebanon today as the March 14 movement, began as mass mourning for the victims of political assassination and grew into an uprising...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 January 2018
... assassinations transform political life. Drawing on work in South Asia, Middleton is less interested in how assassinations happen and more concerned with their afterlife. Reading this essay alongside O’Neill and Dua’s, we might think more about captivity beyond the beyond, particularly about how the political...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... before we had [enough] data.” So much for the new gods of science: they too devour their hapless children. The second set of essays profiles two men, Madanlal Pahwa and Vinayak Dam- odar Savarkar, who were brought to trial in the assassination conspiracy case of Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 1997
... for assassination. Visual depiction is feared to the extent that it interdicts role distancing, col- lapses the space between public and private lives, and spreads terror and violence into the everyday recesses of government functionaries. The police...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and its victims. Like the controversial Marathi play Mee Nathuram Godse Boltoy (I Am Nathuram Godse Speaking), spoken in the voice of Gandhi’s assassin, the protagonist of Hey Ram, a South Indian Brahman archaeologist named Saketh Ram, voices so-­called Hindu victims’ complicated...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 431–448.
Published: 01 May 2011
... that had belied a public life. Ashis Nandy tells us that in shooting Gandhi, his assassin named the enemy that had hitherto remained if not a nameless enemy then certainly a secret enemy.2 Yajnik was no enemy, in this sense. His grudging 1. Indulal Yajnik, Gandhi as I Know Him (Delhi: Danish...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 January 1989
... Culture claim!) is being violated by Khomeini in three important ways (all of these arguments are made by Muslims): assassins are being encouraged to kill for money rather than for Islam; the due process legal procedures of Islam are being violated; and, most importantly, admission is being made...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2009
... the period known as la violencia; many guerrillas who took advantage of the amnesty were later assassinated. Currently, however, this tradition of impunity and silence is at odds with the growing inter- nationalization of justice, which imposes...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 186–194.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 Bullet holes inside the deserted Audobon Ballroom, where Malcolm X was assassinated. Harlem, New York...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., made in Tamil, seems to have been lost, but a shortened version remains in Mahatma Gandhi — ­Twentieth Century Prophet (1953) (Chettiar 2007). Once Bombay’s theaters reopened after Gandhi’s assassination, two films on Gandhi were shown...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): x–xi.
Published: 01 May 1998
... for assassination, students for conscription and forced labor. Going to school was an act of bravery. Zambezia, where I lived, suffered some of the worst of the war’s effects, and I was interested in learning about youths’ as well as adults’ lives on the front lines. At my request, one teacher inspired his...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 79–96.
Published: 01 January 2004
... ended in horizontal treaties; only one of them was won by rebels. The end of these civil wars—like the end of La Violencia—was sealed ritually, with amnesties that attempted to define the status of defeated rebels, who were eventually assassinated...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2008
... lives. Shortly thereafter, Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards, some four thousand Sikhs were massacred in Delhi, and the Sikh-dominated province of Punjab was given over to an insurgency that lasted a decade and sent many...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): v–viii.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., and Public Goods at the Bottom of the Pyramid” (Public Culture, 2012). Peter Knight teaches American studies at the University of Man- chester. He is the author of Conspiracy Culture: From the Kennedy Assassination to the X-­Files (2001) and The Kennedy Assassina- tion (2007) and is currently...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 299–319.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... What gave the Curzon Wyllie assassination its great potential for symbolic interpretation as a key event by the terrorists was its location in the imperial capi- tal, the high status of the target, and the effectiveness with which it was carried...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 11–14.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of the nonassimilative strategies of European Islam. In Holland, the 2004 assassination by a Moroccan immigrant of Theo Van Gogh, a well-known public figure who personified the Dutch sense of freedom of speech, crystallized and intensified the ways in which issues around migration and Islam have destabilized...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (3 (92)): 453–463.
Published: 01 September 2020
... dramatically, the extralegal assassination of an Iranian government official that could well have led to a major war — Democrats have tended to treat Trump as a “normal” Republican president, voting for many of his cabinet and judicial appointees and hashing out bipartisan compromises that deliver some...