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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 144–175.
Published: 01 October 2015
... upholding the US empire in Guam and Hawai‘i and marginalizing indigenous claims to these islands. © 2015 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2015 indigeneity marriage militarism tourism sexuality HISTORIES OF THE PRESENT Homomilitarism The Same-Sex­ Erotics of the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2017) 2017 (128): 91–119.
Published: 01 May 2017
...José I. Fusté This article performs a relational historical reading of the colonial formations that have bound Puerto Ricans to other colonial subjects throughout the US empire. It begins with an overview of the connections between how the Supreme Court contrived a state of constitutional exception...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 163–176.
Published: 01 January 2019
... document the violence of US empire and trace the everyday attachments that sustain it. Taken together, these texts diagnose twenty-first-century America, catalogue and historicize the exceptionalism that rationalizes state violence, and detail the sensory and affective lives of those who wage war and those...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 9–31.
Published: 01 October 2015
... US empire torture feminism debt climate change REFLECTION Imperialism as a Way of Life Thinking Sex and Gender in American Empire Laura Briggs Academics matter again to the conversation about empire. The resolution by the American Studies Association (ASA) decrying the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 147–158.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 empire violence sexuality photography military Japan Korea WAYS OF SEEING AND KNOWING VIOLENCE Looking beyond the Frame Snapshot Photography, Imperial Archives, and the US Military’s Violent Embrace of East Asia...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2017) 2017 (129): 74–102.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Scott Laderman “Tourists in Uniform” examines the conjunction of tourism and American empire-building through the Pocket Guide series of guidebooks published by the US Department of Defense, one of the largest travel publishers of the Cold War era. The Pentagon used these publications to present...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2011) 2011 (110): 83–108.
Published: 01 May 2011
... critical site of racial and ethnic identity formation. Food practices are significant, because they show us that food, as a practice of everyday life, helps people make sense of and imagine their relationship to the world around them. This is an inherently political act. Drawing from oral histories, Thai...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 115–143.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., especially those on former US military bases, this article investigates linkages between call center technologies and global sexual economies. Combining a sexual fields analytic framework with new empire scholarship, this essay examines how subjects in the global outsourcing industry participate in and...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2015) 2015 (122): 89–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that was used in the Ottoman Empire was replaced by a modified version of the Latin script. This policy was designed to sever the country’s ties with its Ottoman past and its Middle East- ern neighbors. In 1932 the script reform was supplemented with a language reform that aimed to eliminate the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 32–36.
Published: 01 October 2015
...- Phillips | Race, Sex, and Empire in the Apostle Islands Indian Pageant  35 ness of her personification as what Adria Imada considers “an embodied form of history,” even as her position as an intercultural intermediary masks the violence of US colonialism on American Indians.4 The final...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 31–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
... the Korean War. Julie Greene notes that US soldiers frequently engaged in the labor necessary for “reproducing the conditions of capital accumulation,” including labor pacification and the suppression of labor uprisings. Greene , “Wages of Empire,” 43. 16. Lindstrom , “Working Encounters...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 60–86.
Published: 01 October 2015
... empire are concretized — the women’s racial diver- sity represents the multicultural and meritocratic commitments of the US nation, while their sex, presumably naturally and immutably feminine even while cloaked in masculine garb, represents a universal model of liberated, empowered womanhood made...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2010) 2010 (106): 185–192.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Konopacki a bigger platform. The book opens with a prologue in which the events of 9/11 are used to introduce Howard Zinn’s response to that event and its interpretation. Zinn views 9/11 as blowback from America’s imperial reach. The book moves through a history of that empire from the Battle of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1994) 1994 (59): 4–35.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Copyright © 1994 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1994 The author at the age of two in Canadian County, Oklahoma. Courtesy of Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. One or Two Things I Know about Us: ”Okies” in American Culture...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2017) 2017 (128): 173–198.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Eileen J. Findlay This article analyzes the varying representations of Puerto Ricans that circulated in the US popular press during and immediately after World War II. I historicize these discourses to show how in different contexts, even in the same historical moment, US understandings of Puerto...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 142–168.
Published: 01 January 2013
... imperialism in the Caribbean to a consciously intended product of that same empire-­building project. Indeed, as Jana Evans Braziel argues, the emergence of US imperialism in the Caribbean can be traced through a triangulation among the United States, Haiti, and Cuba that is evidenced not only in this...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2008) 2008 (100): 186–207.
Published: 01 January 2008
... in the United States are being raised by lesbian or gay male parents, a figure that should make any statistician’s head spin regardless of whose figures are being used.46 I would argue that this fixation on empirical evidence is an indication of the normative assumptions that marriage...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 1–8.
Published: 01 October 2015
... common, obvious sexual metaphor for empire equates it with rape; yet empire, to some, has felt at once like rape and like seduction. Let us consult, for example, the New York Herald of October 8, 1847. At this late hour in the United States’ war with Mexico, the Herald forecast that “like the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 221–225.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of empire and challenges to the field of visual history at large, Quirke’s writing is a fast-paced and detailed chronicle of the US labor movement through a new visual lens, seamlessly incorporating critical interventions in methodology that will certainly reshape the way US historians treat this...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1999) 1999 (73): 130–146.
Published: 01 January 1999
... national expansion before, around, or after 1898; the problem of characterizing the singular novelty of the US. Empire that “emerged” in an age that has been characterized,precisely, to be that of the /hew imperialism” as a generalized phenomenon encompassing a hegemonic corps of European imperial...