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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 131–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
...- rience with breast cancer. This work interweaves the experiences of my living body, history, and the cultural construction of ideal beauty. Breast cancer and its treat- ment place the body in the realm of deformity, cicatrization, transformation, and gender crisis. This experience becomes incarnate...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 120–134.
Published: 01 May 2001
... about the events surrounding the strike. In many cases parents never spoke about the strike to their children or neigh- bors. Helfand began working on The Uprising of 1934 a few months after recover- ing from DES-related cervical cancer, for which she had a radical...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (94): 191–196.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of artists with mental illness like Adolph Woffli and Martin Ramirez. The final section of the course looks at art about AIDS and cancer. We see how artists such as Felix Gonzales-Torres, David Wojnarowicz, and Jerome Caja approach AIDS in dramatically different ways. We discuss the work...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (72): 207–211.
Published: 01 October 1998
... Secretary Hazel Leary, and also to the persistent efforts of organi- zations like the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER), we have been gaining a sharper and more precise picture of the fallout-in the broadest sense of that term-of American...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (93): 301–306.
Published: 01 October 2005
...-Lambrose.inddHR93-27-Lambrose.indd 301301 88/8/05/8/05 12:09:5712:09:57 PMPM 302 Radical History Review the claim of a former chemical worker who says that his liver cancer was caused by exposure to vinyl chloride monomer at his job...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (74): 173–183.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., depression, Alzheimer’s Disease, tuberculosis and cancer. There are, of course, other themes one could focus on-heal- ing modalities, healing sites such as hospitals and clinics, or professional specialties. I find that focussing on illnesses often allows the discussion to mediate usefully between...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (52): 114–120.
Published: 01 January 1992
... congresswoman quipped, if all the money spent on prostate cancer had been more evenly distributed, there would be no questions in the world left to answer. Recognition of the situation and improvements have emerged in the last few years only under intense political pressure from feminist groups...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 9–20.
Published: 01 May 2021
... prevalent during this period, including the original New York Times reporting of “Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals” (1981). In introducing the media’s coinage of the “4H Club” (hemophiliacs, homosexuals, heroin users, and Haitians), I direct class discussion to the ways in which poor regions...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by Simo Beatriz y Ana . Boston , South End , 1993 . ACT UP Oral History Project . www.actuporalhistory.org/ . Altman Lawrence K. “ Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals .” New York Times , July 3 , 1981 . Barnett Allen . “ The Times as It Knows Us .” In The Body and Its...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (147): 35–54.
Published: 01 October 2023
...-of-slaves-say-this-proposed-grain-factory-will-destroy-the-community . Canicosa JC . “ The Term ‘Cancer Alley’ Has a Long History in Louisiana—and Even a History before Louisiana .” Louisiana Illuminator , February 5 , 2021 . https://lailluminator.com/2021/02/05/despite-sen-cassidys-critiques...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 272–275.
Published: 01 May 2006
... a long battle with ovar- ian cancer. Others have described her pioneering work in labor history, the seminal importance of her book Counter Cultures: Saleswomen, Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores, 1890 – 1940 (1986), and her to-be-published work on consumption in the working...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2008
... rights state nevertheless failed to fully achieve — and at times even devalued — women’s substantive social and economic equality. The artistic renderings of Sonia Báez-Hernández’s battles with breast cancer featured in “Curated Spaces” force us to consider the universality in the human. She...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (74): 31–64.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of smoking and cancer and of “risk factors” in heart disease.17 In the meantime, those who began to write about an ”environmental dis- ease” of hypersensitivity triggered by DDT or other man-made sub- stances termed it “cerebral allergy” or noted its ”neuropsychiatric” cast. They noted how patients...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (81): 136–152.
Published: 01 October 2001
... constitute an important part of the oral history collections at the Wagner Labon Archives. When she was diagnosed with cancer in 1998, Debra considered sitting for her own oral history interview. However, she had many other priorities, which she...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (102): 227–230.
Published: 01 October 2008
... (chnm.gmu.edu/rhr/roytribute.htm) Roy Rosenzweig, a longtime contributor to the Radical History Review who died of cancer last October at age fifty-seven, was an inspiring presence in the U.S. historical profession. A December memorial service at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (93): 79–95.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... As of December 2001, over 450,000 people had died of HIV-related causes in the United States, but even AIDS never got our immediate attention.1 It was estimated that 556,500 people would die of cancer in 2003,2 and the Journal of the American Medical Association reported...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (67): 218–222.
Published: 01 January 1997
... of the automo- bile industry on pollution and lung cancer rates, or the history of occupational safety and health in coal mining industry. But what makes this case more intriguing and unusual is that the man who is both providing the endowment and judging the applica- tions is himself a lapsed...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (64): 123–128.
Published: 01 January 1996
... in the Village but in the larger cityscape. There is still a downtown art world that distinguishes itself from mainstream sen- sibilities in both form and subject. This art world has been among the first in American society to address such issues as AIDS, breast cancer, freedom of speech, and race...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 133–148.
Published: 01 January 2017
.../2fxi6v/ama_michael_i_jordan/ckelmtt?context=3 . Livingston Julie . 2012 . Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Nelson Alondra . 2016 . The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (145): 125–138.
Published: 01 January 2023
... windfall profits for British businessmen, it affected African laboring bodies and the newly urbanized environment mainly through waste and diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer. 48 Similarly, the development of copper mines in Mufulira spurred massive transnational investments in Zambia’s mines...