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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 33–44.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Simon R. Doubleday This article reflects on the experience of teaching an online summer course that focused on rethinking history, in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake of January 2010, as an avenue for critical reflection about the present. Tracing the students' responses to course readings...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 11–25.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Gary Wilder When an earthquake devastated the area around the Haitian capital city in January 2010, Laurent Dubois, a historian of Haiti working in the United States, was struck by the extent of the general ignorance about Haiti in the United States, and at the same time, at least for some, the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 213–217.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Toussaint Losier On January 12, 2010, several hours before a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, gunmen shot and killed Sociology Professor Jean Anil Louis-Juste as he was leaving the grounds of his department at the State University of Haiti. A tireless revolutionary and engaged...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2013
... one inhabits two worlds, one often simultaneously belongs to both and none.”1 For us, their work per- fectly captured the themes of this issue and our desire to place Haitian perspectives at the center of inquiry in the wake of the global response to the devastating 2010 earthquake. In...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 203–211.
Published: 01 January 2013
... History Review of 2004, which was concurrent with the bicentenary of Haitian independence. In the aftermath of the tragic earthquake of January 12, 2010, the pattern has con- tinued. As expected, the collective aim of this burst of new books is to offer fresh material, details, and explanations...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 43–54.
Published: 01 January 2016
... question had become especially dramatic after an earthquake registering 9.5 on the Richter scale devastated the south of Chile in May 1960. The earthquake destroyed the port infrastructure and more than three thousand homes and left nearly twenty-­five thousand people homeless.7 In the months...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2007) 2007 (97): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2007
... forthcoming. Charles F. Walker teaches Latin American history at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of Smoldering Ashes: Cuzco and the Creation of Republican Peru, 1780 – 1840 (1999) and three edited volumes in Spanish. He has just completed a book on a massive earthquake and tsunami...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2012) 2012 (114): 66–90.
Published: 01 October 2012
... the dictatorship.30 Inspired by their successes, many student groups joined together to form the Association of University Students, the most influential student organization at San Carlos since its foundation. Devastating earthquakes in 1917 – 1918 ended the first wave of urbanization...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2010) 2010 (106): 5–26.
Published: 01 January 2010
... earthquake serves as a profound moment of community solidarity that older residents and youths, who know it well through oral history, still rally around to express local attitudes of perseverance in the face of harsh natural and social conditions. But in many local historical narratives it also was...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 169–183.
Published: 01 January 2013
... spectacle, it is still a potent force in Haiti. Writing an introduction for my book, Kanaval, only two weeks before the earthquake, I used a seismic metaphor for Haiti and history. I said Haiti seems to be on a fault line of history, and you can sense this under every step you take. And it’s...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1987) 1987 (38): 154–159.
Published: 01 May 1987
... consider indispensable in describing Simonton’s subjects and, come to think of it, his methods. Requiescat in Librum Some shocks strike closer to home than others. Scholars, for example, might well have taken note of the passing of Anthony Cima last July during an earthquake that shook...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2012) 2012 (112): 89–99.
Published: 01 January 2012
... women from The Seminary and Lesbianas Morelenses played significant roles in organizing seam- stresses whose employer abandoned their contracts after the devastating earthquake that struck Mexico City in September 1985. That same year, at the seventh annual pride march, Castro and others...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2005) 2005 (93): 1–12.
Published: 01 October 2005
... precipitated by an earthquake off Sumatra. Both caused tragic loss of life and were accompanied by a spontaneous outpouring of goodwill toward the survivors from nations and individuals around the world. As historically trained observers of the present, however, we know...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2003) 2003 (85): 94–104.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., earthquakes, droughts, personal decisions. As Falla has shown, death has had a lively presence in the everyday life of the poor. As state repression grew—and by 1978 it had reached the point at which every trade unionist’s life and family were at risk, no matter their...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 13–38.
Published: 01 October 2009
.... In the months following Black Friday the regime suffered three additional blows. First, an earthquake devastated the region of Tabas in southern Khurasan. Whereas the government was slow in responding, the Imam Reza Foundation in Mashed was highly effective in dispatching seminary students with...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 177–184.
Published: 01 October 2009
... who had helped Iran during the Bam earthquake of 2003. The first blogger she cites, Pedram Moallemian, has been based in North America for over twenty years, during which he visited Iran twice, the last time in 1996. Furthermore, with the exception of one post written in Persian, all...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 26–32.
Published: 01 January 2013
... about contemporary Haitian-­Dominican relations. Although we submitted plans for the conference long before the January 2010 earthquake, the tragic Goudoumgoudoum infused the meeting with a sense of urgency while rendering futile attempts to include more Haitian scholars, as some had...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2018) 2018 (130): 100–130.
Published: 01 January 2018
... magnificence dis- 110 Radical History Review played for this occasion by “the other cities of Spain, and of the Indies” because vari- ous disasters (an earthquake, a monsoon, and the attacks from the “barbarous . . . Chinese king of Isla Hermosa”) had dramatically reduced the city’s Spanish popula...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2004) 2004 (90): 87–94.
Published: 01 October 2004
... following San Francisco’s destructive earthquake in 1906, allowed some individuals and families to participate as healthy citizens through programs in hygiene and domestic sanitation through organizations like the YMCA and YWCA. The expansion of public hospitals and...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2005) 2005 (91): 124–130.
Published: 01 January 2005
... with the world is nowhere better indicated than in the fact that they are self-obsessed by their own earthquakes, fires, mudslides— and highway chases. Indeed, one suspects that for all the difficulties that occasion- ally intrude on the lives of Californians, these are also welcomed as signs of the...