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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 in More
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Public Culture (1 January 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 this...
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Public Culture (1 May 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 (1 September 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 (1 January 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 (1 September 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 (1 January 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 (1 May 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 (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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 in a...
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Public Culture (1 January 2011) 23 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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. Copyright...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to get 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...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 281–304.
Published: 01 May 2015
... (disaster, security, energy, and transportation) across four cities of the global South (Bogotá, Karachi, Accra, and Johannesburg). In each city, uncertainty is produced by historical conditions and productive of future possibilities. 2015 cities governance infrastructure planning uncertainty...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nikhil Anand In this article I explore the political and technical controversies of measuring water leakages in Mumbai to demonstrate how the dense historical accretions of technology, material, and social life that form hydraulic infrastructures in Mumbai trouble the audit cultures of neoliberal...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 387–405.
Published: 01 May 2015
... opportunity to explore the subjective and affective dimensions of radical exclusion in a prolonged moment of neoliberal instability. It asks, ultimately, what kind of danger does boredom, and the inclination to manage that boredom through consumer practices, pose? This is a historical and ethnographic...
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Public Culture (1 January 2016) 28 (1 (78)): 161–186.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Stefan Tanaka This essay calls for historians to move beyond chronological time in the writing and understanding of history. It first shows that chronology and modern history are historical, not natural, and then offers some simple correctives, such as recognizing different timescales and writing...
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Public Culture (1 September 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 of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2016) 28 (2 (79)): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Colin Jerolmack; Nina Berman This photo-essay examines how the leasing of private and public land for shale gas extraction (“fracking”) in Pennsylvania has initiated a “tragedy of the commons” in historically communal locales, degrading common-pool resources and weakening long-standing norms of...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... exposure that has been deemed acceptable relative to the benefits of radiation. In this article, I trace the historical development and daily life of this cost-benefit calculus. I consider how acceptable risk frames exposure as integral to economic development and national security, normalizing nuclear...