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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1 One of Harold Fisk’s maps of the Mississippi River’s historical meandering, created in 1944 for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved June 5, 2015, from lmvmapping.erdc.usace.army.mil. Figure 1. One of Harold Fisk’s maps of the Mississippi River’s historical meandering, created More
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 611–615.
Published: 01 September 2002
... (2001) and (with Roxann Prazniak) Places and Politics in an Age of Globalization (2001). Historical Colonialism in Contemporary Perspective Arif Dirlik I offer here a few thoughts provoked by Achille Mbembe’s...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 25–32.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Caren Kaplan Copyright © 1990 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1990 Reconfigurations of Geography and Historical Narrative: A Review Essay Caren Kaplan This is my home...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 47–65.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Dipesh Chakrabarty Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 TttE: D€ATH W HISTORY? HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSN€SS AND Ttf€ CULTURE: Of LATE: CAflTAL1sM In some of his recent writings, Edward Said has described the historiographical effort embodied in the Indian...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., material culture, and colonialism in the Pacific . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Historic Truths / Looking at Earth John Martone For my generation, the “conquest” of space and the war in Vietnam were twin...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 January 2003
...: Historicity, Sacrifice, and the Spectacle of Debacle in Mexico City Claudio Lomnitz Idioms of Sacrifice in Mexico The cultural history of sacrifice in secular societies did not begin to be written...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 39–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Claudio Lomnitz Duke University Press 2008 Of Tiger's Leaps and Lullabies, and Historical Excess ...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... be summarized as a theoretical form. Because postcolonial studies has produced compelling accounts of the epistemological bases for the production of difference and historical forms of regulation, its intellectual force lies in the constant postulation of alternative narratives and counter-histories...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2011
... into account. The contribution of postcolonial studies to an understanding of the historicity of societies that were colonized by their metropoles, and of the colonial legacies left behind, thus appears limited from the point of view of a historical sociology of politics inspired by Marx and Weber...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 199–220.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Yinon Cohen; Neve Gordon Using Israel’s land-grabbing practices alongside its demographic classifications as a conceptual lens, this article advances two claims: one about biospatial strategies, including the construction of space as a racialized category, and the other historical. The article...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Gyanendra Pandey Focusing on specific assemblages that have historically been seen as communities of lower-class and underclass individuals and families, this essay examines the history of members of these “communities” who come to inhabit not the positions of the down-and-out, where they allegedly...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... away with in their dealings with the “Third World.” What thought project does the zombie myth sustain and participate in? How does it link our feelings about blacks, migrants, refugees, and the poor into a long-historical narrative of distancing and (pathologized) ontological difference? 23...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jess Bier Maps are considered to be an ultimate expression of modernity. Empirical cartography plays a central role in daily governance, and it also has a long history of furthering displacement and erasure. In this article I argue that the landscapes of historic British colonialism and the ongoing...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kenny Cupers This article examines theories of human territoriality and their historical role in the demise of public housing in Western Europe and North America between the 1960s and the 1980s. The neglect and privatization of the public housing stock and the withdrawal of the state in direct...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 517–537.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to the popular will. Recent political events in Turkey present a dramatic contrast to this historically established antagonism between secularization and populist politics. In the spring of 2007 a series of mass demonstrations, rallied in the name of secularism and against the elected Islamist regime, were...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
...) conjure up the muse of impossibility of poetry, in the wake of every act of violence committed against Arab nations since 1948, to produce poetry. Because its veritable possibility has been stymied by historical violence, Arabic poetry today is largely postelegiac and intensely metapoetic in a very...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 551–576.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Judith Farquhar Many mundane practices of city life in public in Beijing converge on public parks. Focusing on the uses, significance, and powers of the annual park pass, an inexpensive identity card that gives residents free access to the city's well-known and historic parks, I demonstrate some...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 149–186.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Janaki Bakhle This essay analyzes and historically contextualizes the timing and the rhetorical style of V. D. Savarkar's infamous extended essay Essentials of Hindutva , originally written in English. The author argues that the text was written as a response to both the Khilafat movement (1920–24...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 387–399.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Arvind Rajagopal Rather than assume that media technology is inherently global in its form, we should ask how it came to be regarded as such. This essay argues that the historical origins of the media are specifically North American. While their physical reach may be global, our understanding...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 113–142.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., the article draws attention to the historical particularities of how knowledge production, material production, and war were interrelated in this economy of ideas. In this economy of ideas, several threats to the idea drive had to be circumvented, the most pressing one being contentious management-labor...
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