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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 149–164.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Cathal Smith Abstract Commodity frontiers are transnational zones of ecological exploitation that have provided agricultural products and raw materials for international markets since the early modern era. As such, commodity frontiers have played a crucial role in the expansion and development...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 39–61.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Wiley . ———. 1916 . General Instructions and Methods of Analysis . New York : Cuban-American Sugar Company . Tomich Dale . 2015 . “Commodity Frontiers, Spatial Economy, and Technological Innovation in the Caribbean Sugar Industry, 1783-1878.” In The Caribbean and the Atlantic World...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 1–14.
Published: 01 May 2022
... on the scholarly literatures of world ecology and the new history of capitalism associated with historians like Jason Moore and Sven Beckert to reconceptualize Ireland’s evolving role in the world system as an agrarian “commodity frontier.” The commodity frontier refers to transnational peripheral zones...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (145): 125–138.
Published: 01 January 2023
... . 54. Moore, “The Capitalocene, Part 1,” 594–95 . 53. Beckert et al., “Commodity Frontiers,” 435 . 52. Yusoff, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None , 62 . 51. Yusoff, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None , 30 . 50. Appel, Mason, and Watts, Subterranean Estates...
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Radical History Review (1977) 1977 (13): 42–71.
Published: 01 January 1977
... in their stocks?^ Loehr's solution to the riddle was straightforward. Maybe farmers in "isolated mountain areas," or in frontier regions during the first year or two of settlement, were self-suffi• cient. "But when the storekeeper appeared and as transporta• tion improved, self-sufficiency melted away...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (109): 36–61.
Published: 01 January 2011
... status to over 750 sites from Anchorage to Miami.4 The FTZ Board administers the FTZs as “public utilities,” as nodes of an infrastruc- ture for commodity flows, although, in keeping with the spirit of the new enclosures, increasingly it grants them to private corporations rather than public agencies...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (46-47): 59–88.
Published: 01 May 1990
... The transformation of money. . . into capital occurs only when a worker's labour-power has been converted into a commodity for him.(KMarx, Cupitul I, 950) There is ample evidence . . . that a capitalist mode of production began to predominate in South African agriculture only in the late...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 209–224.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of an expanding “commodity frontier” in which metropolitan consumers “devoured natural resources [that had been] transformed into commodities. British and other European consumers and manufacturers sucked in resources that were gathered, hunted, fished, mined, and farmed in a great profusion of extractive...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 131–147.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and documents spanning the history of the trade. As we move forward with these presentations, I am careful to provide additional background on the archival sources, which include ship manifests and insurance actuarial tables that demonstrate capitalism’s transformation of people into commodities, first-hand...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 47–67.
Published: 01 October 2018
... brothers. Capital from the gold mines in Timmins provided further development funds for mines across Quebec, Ontario, and Manitoba. The chaotic development based on the easy extraction of minerals in the Cobalt camp reveals a particular moment in time: a commodity frontier that relied...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 195–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... on these frontier issues, especially as southern Colorado is considered part of the greater U.S.-Mexican borderlands region — historically in terms of the Spanish Southwest and demographically with a large population of His- panic and Mexican people, many of whom worked in the mines. And as one scholar has...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 74–100.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to efforts to capture or raise newly commod- itized species. It has led as well to a reinvigoration of interdicted or neglected target species and practices that had long formed part of their economic repertoire. Sama women have also participated in these shifts, turning to niche species and to previ...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of commodities that incorporates global, national, and local scales; the role of the state in shaping historical human-environment interactions; the social and cultural production of environmental knowledge and geographical science; and the varying approaches to landscape change that partially parallel...
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Radical History Review (1983) 1983 (27): 49–78.
Published: 01 January 1983
... as the colonial economy began to grow in the late sixteenth century, nature and human work were transformed into commodities for sale through coercive and market mechanisms. Through recurrent cycles of royal legislation that alternately mandated the exploitation and protection of peasant villages, local...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (100): 223–235.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Francisco and the idea of gay and lesbian civil rights, and they insure San Francisco’s stake in the increasingly lucrative and globally expanding gay travel market. Gay marriage can thus be seen as a tourist attraction, an export commodity, and a marketplace activity through which gays...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (21): 99–118.
Published: 01 October 1979
... their choice of words bear to the actual pattern of commodity-exchange? Historians regularly speak of the market as a process which spreads, diffuses, or otherwise penetrates the space of society. Even where they treat the market as a liberating or integrating influence, dissolving and cementing...
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Radical History Review (1997) 1997 (68): 172–179.
Published: 01 May 1997
... on Mexico's Northern Frontier. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995. $45.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Marjorie Becker, Setting the Virgin on Fire: Lazaro Curdenas, Michoacan Peasants, and the Redemption of the Mexican Revolution. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 45–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... empire depended on new tools of seeing and new forms of scientific and medical expertise. Through a focus on the Harvard African Expedition to Liberia in 1926, the motion-picture record it gathered, and the place of rubber as a precious commodity in the global economy, this article investigates...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (88): 30–48.
Published: 01 January 2004
... capitalism and its immediate precursors, how- ever defined, is neatly registered in the difference between the “formula for capital” (M-C-M1) and the similarly diagrammatic rendition of simple commodity circula- tion (C-M-C).7 4. Under...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 103–124.
Published: 01 January 2017
... . The Mirror of Production . Translated by Poster Mark . New York : Telos . Bentham Jeremy . 1948 [1780] . An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation . Oxford, UK : Clarendon . Berry Esther R. 2008 . “The Zombie Commodity: Hair and the Politics of Its...