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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 13–38.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jonathan Hill, Jr. This article traces the creation and transformation of the largest electrical grid in northern Mexico, from its concession during the Porfirio Díaz regime through the Mexican Revolution and into the early 1930s. Built by Canadian promoters in the last years of the Porfiriato...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (134): 116–141.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Stephen Pascoe Abstract In April 1931, boycotts of foreign-owned electricity companies were launched across multiple cities of the Arab Levant under French Mandate. This article argues that the boycotts drew on an established local culture of boycotting that was shaped by the social relations...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 127–138.
Published: 01 May 2010
... interchangeable concepts like “country folks,” “farmers,” and “frontier dwellers,” and (2) constructed and articulated together technical apparatuses of electricity, an old/new category of rural space, and an old/new category of rural population. More specifically, rural electrification produced the rural...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (101): 160–178.
Published: 01 May 2008
... was subjected to four days of terror—including electric shocks, beatings, and psychological torture—and incarcerated in the earliest days of Argentina's “dirty war” of state terrorism. Born in Mexicali, Mexico, and raised in Gilroy, Talamante had attended the University of California at Santa Cruz...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 147–161.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Edward D. Melillo This article examines the history of neoliberal enclosures in the oscillating electrical and magnetic fields that surround us, the electromagnetic Commons. The relationship between the neoliberal phase of capitalism and the expansion of such new frontiers for privatization remains...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (105): 139–144.
Published: 01 October 2009
... by developing country standards), and rural families have much greater access to basic public services such as electricity, roads, schools, health facilities, and safe water. Some of the gains are the direct result of the revolutionary government's priorities, which shifted infrastructure investment toward...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (121): 32–50.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and the advertising campaigns of its primary commercial manufacturer, the Western Electric Corpora- tion, as was its impact on the formation of an expanded public sphere. In its cover- Radovac | Muting Dissent   35 age of President Warren Harding’s 1921 inaugural...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (38): 79–86.
Published: 01 May 1987
... fluorescent tube. Overall height 110’’ x 35 1/2”, height of bust 27”. Production assistance from Max Hyder. Photographs: Fred Scru- ton. In the 1950s, Ronald Reagan appeared regularly in television commercials as a spokesman for the products and political views of General Electric. The company...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (78): 178–188.
Published: 01 October 2000
.../RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW United Radio, Electrical and Machine Workers (UE) swept through Camden, RCA managers were on the lookout for a more passive work- force in a distant location. Indeed, Cowie’s exciting analysis of the Camden unionization effort is always shadowed...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (17): 75–98.
Published: 01 May 1978
... years horsecar tracks crisscrossed the Providence metropolitan area. By the 1890's the use sf electricity created a revolu- tion in mass transit, providing speed and mobility un- matched by the horsecar or the steam train. Locally, the workforce grew from a handful...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 149–152.
Published: 01 October 2013
... for cloud computing or to surf the web, the ecological impact of their actions may be hidden from sight, but as Maxwell and Miller reveal, this does not diminish its seriousness. They document that in the first five years of the twenty-­first century there has been a doubling in electricity...
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Radical History Review (1985) 1985 (32): 33–57.
Published: 01 January 1985
... by another Disney 1964 World’s Fair exhibit, the Carousel of Progress, created in collaboration with General Electric. At the Carousel of Progress, Disney takes visitors on a ride through time. After they settle down in the Carousel’s small thea- ter, the curtain rises on a robot middle-class...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 143–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
... also presently involved in the energy project at CCS. Some key points of interest are developing a strategy to integrate existing research on community responses to the commercial- ization of energy sources (mainly electricity), and how this has affected poor com- munities’ access...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 139–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... (or any that could not be broken) in completing a task. I am becoming him, but I am an artist, rather than an engineer. I combine an obsessive attention to detail and a background in the trades with a cobbled-­together aesthetic honed working as an installer of temporary electric service for small...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (116): 159–166.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., but when it broke, it stayed broken indefinitely, and the families were left with nothing more than muddy river water to drink and cook and clean with. Traveling inland, I arrived at Lake Volta, the world’s largest reservoir by sur- face area and the main provider of electricity for most...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 87–102.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and History in Colonial Africa . Berkeley : University of California Press . Winther Tanja . 2008 . The Impact of Electricity: Development, Desires, and Dilemmas . New York : Berghahn Books . Figure 1. Poster, ca. June 1980, produced to announce the hearings held the United Nations in July...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 255–258.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., after two years at Duluth Junior College, he left for New York to study at City College and paid his way by working as a draftsman for the Western Electric Company in New Jersey. He quickly emerged as a leading militant at CCNY, was elected national organizer for the National Students League...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (61): 161–165.
Published: 01 January 1995
... of the Communist Party’s antiracist perspective. Three other essays focus on communist and anticommunist ideology. Rosemary Feurer sympathetically describes open communist and United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE) leader William Sentner’s ”civil unionism” ideology, Steve Rosswurm shows...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (79): 123–139.
Published: 01 January 2001
... the various “stations” of the torture (cubicles, electric torture rooms, bathrooms, etc The military succeeded in destroying the physical evidence of torture, but Pedro Matta and other historians have been able to piece together a history...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (18): 109–115.
Published: 01 October 1978
... Jersey area (including the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers, the Fur, Leather and Machine Workers-Joint Board, the Communications Workers, the United Auto Workers, and the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE), among others). The goal of these classes has been to instruct rank...