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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 45–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ties between the United States and the Republic of Liberia, cemented in the 1920s when the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company successfully established a major rubber plantation in the country, exemplify this new imperial relationship. Yet the transformation of Liberia into the United States' rubber...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 187–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Medicine and funded by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. Mitman reveals how Harvard's ethnographic film footage, which constitutes some of the only surviving visual media of early twentieth-century inland Liberians, raises complex questions about film's relationship to national memory and local...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 131–147.
Published: 01 January 2019
... among themselves. Figure 6. Colonial Africa Figure 6. Colonial Africa I use two local examples to clarify US involvement in both the Congo and colonialism in Africa as whole: the Goodyear and Firestone Tire and Rubber Companies, both of which were founded just up in the road from Oxford in Akron...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Our Feet, a documentary he completed in 2016 with filmmaker Sarita Siegel that explores a 1926 scientific expedition to Liberia under- taken by Harvard University’s Department of Tropical Medicine and funded by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. The Harvard expedition took extensive...