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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
...David Serlin In this interview, historian Gregg Mitman discusses the background and significance of The Land beneath Our Feet , a documentary he completed with Sarita Siegel in 2016 that explores a 1926 scientific expedition to Liberia undertaken by Harvard University's Department of Tropical...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2009) 2009 (103): 230–235.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Carolina Press, 2006. Marie Tyler-McGraw, An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. Long-standing calls to internationalize U.S. history have produced a new wave of scholarship that examines the African...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 131–147.
Published: 01 January 2019
... United States: the Congo and Liberia. The scramble for Africa and the extraction of commodities like ivory, rubber, and palm oil following the 1884–85 Berlin Conference is often cast as a European project, thus divorcing the United States from the blame and benefits of this particular formation of...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Mitman about the background and signifi- cance of The Land beneath 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...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2009) 2009 (103): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
...-descended in France, Britain, and Germany; African Americans’ relationships to specific state projects in Ghana and Liberia; and recent revisionist accounts of the central figure of Claude McKay that complicate the lenses of race and ethnicity with insights afforded by postcolonial, gendered, and...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the early twentieth century to locate, own, and develop natural resources in the West African republic of Liberia. Relying on film records from the 1926 Harvard African Expedition, Mitman and Erickson illus- trate how a medical and scientific mission ultimately helped economic interests...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2008) 2008 (101): 22–41.
Published: 01 May 2008
...- lence such as rape, forced prostitution, and sexual slavery.60 The report acknowledges the international community’s “collective failure in preventing such violence.”61 Likewise, while positive examples of women participating in peace negotiations in countries such as Colombia, Liberia, and the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2003) 2003 (87): 157–168.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Sierra Leone in the eighteenth century and Liberia in the early nineteenth century by repatriates from Europe, the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.12 Much less well known is the story of Africans captured in northeastern Africa and the Swahili coast...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2005) 2005 (91): 117–123.
Published: 01 January 2005
... History Review in Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, the Congo, Uganda, and other countries, have not followed an agenda that sought to subvert exploitation; they have not sought to free humanity. They are wars over who will sit at the head of the table. This might seem like an outlandish claim, but...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2006) 2006 (95): 173–190.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Gold Coast, Liberia, Libya, and the Sudan.1 There has been scant public discussion about the event in the United States, with the exception of two academic conferences on the theme. This seems unbe­ fitting of one of the twentieth century’s most important events. As Penny Von Radical...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2009) 2009 (103): 163–174.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., Sermons, etc., etc., Delivered in the Republic of Liberia, reprint of 1862 ed. (New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969), selections from chap. 8. Martin R. Delany, The Condition, Elevation, Emigration, and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States and Official Report of the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2006) 2006 (95): 129–144.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Meant by the Expression Imperialism? Introduction Mark Twain, “To the Person Sitting in Darkness,” in Following the Equator and Anti- Imperialist Essays, ed. Shelley Fisher Fishkin (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996), 1 – 16. Michael Ignatieff, “Why Are We in Iraq? (And Liberia...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2009) 2009 (103): 143–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 56–77.
Published: 01 January 2019
... where goods and equipment could be stockpiled for distribution in Liberia and the entire West Coast of Africa.” 30 Copyright © 2019 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2019 Halliburton Donald Rumsfeld Brown and Root military contracting oil “The Halliburton Company...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2017
... liberatory possibilities of colonial rule has gone. But the very widely held emphasis on colonialism, in general, also col- lapses the differences between countries as diverse as Congo, especially after 1920, or Tanzania, or Liberia, or Senegal. So it’s not a single story, and it never has been...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2003) 2003 (87): 78–95.
Published: 01 October 2003
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Radical History Review (1 October 2003) 2003 (87): 207–225.
Published: 01 October 2003
...-government. The 14-Gaines 9/16/03 12:33 PM Page 214 214 Radical History Review giddy romanticism of his dispatches from Liberia in late 1923 expressed the “uncon- scious cultural superiority” typical of many black diaspora elites of his day. Worse...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1985) 1985 (33): 165–181.
Published: 01 May 1985
... reached its height in the four- teenth century--continues to maintain its influence, while a strong though related alternative tradition is recognizable in the Gelede masks used in social dances.17The Grebo of Liberia had a state, but the Poro secret society, which had a dominant influence in...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 91–114.
Published: 01 January 2013
... 1912, for the loan flotation and fiscal agency established in the Republic of Liberia in the same year, and for the negotiations and administration of National City’s loans to the Dominican Republic in 1913.55 He produced a “moderately favorable report” on the possible acquisition...