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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (109): 62-82.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert Gioielli This essay explores how certain residents of Baltimore, Maryland, in the late 1960s perceived governmental efforts to construct an urban highway system as an enclosure of the commons. Baltimore's political and business leaders believed that highways were required to keep the city...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (46-47): 59-88.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Helen Bradford 1990 Highways, Byways and Culs-de-Sacs: The Transition to Agrarian Capitalism in Revisionist South African History Helen Bradford Think for a moment: what was the “most striking difference’’ between South...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (109): 1-11.
Published: 01 January 2011
... characterized by property ownership at all. Gioielli stud- ies a several-­year-­long urban planning conflict that began in 1968 during a period of urban renewal in metropolitan Baltimore. On the surface, the construction of a highway would appear to be the opposite of enclosure. It was open to an undif...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (78): 203-207.
Published: 01 October 2000
...-old Phan Thi Kim Phuc, running naked and napalmed down Highway 1, away from the hamlet of Trangbang and toward Nick Ut’s camera, her arms half raised in an inadvertent and momentary semaphore of the Cruci- fixion. The picture became an instant icon at the moment of its publication in...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (86): 89-101.
Published: 01 May 2003
... each other. We both pretend not to notice each other’s accents. At least this is what I think. Police cars are stationed at the bridges and on different checkpoints along the highway. I should be calm. I have seen this before. But West Bank memories add to...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 113-138.
Published: 01 October 2012
... children. In June 1945, at the annual meeting of the Pedestrians’ Association (PA), its president, Isaac Foot, pointed out that “the main principle for which we stand — the rights of the com- mon people on the common highways — will need strenuous advocacy and constant vigilance.” For the PA...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (74): 112-136.
Published: 01 May 1999
... housing stock, the construction of industrial highways planners believed would keep and attract businesses and make neigh- borhoods cleaner and safer, and the improvement of existing water and sewage systems. As a program, it anticipated contemporary efforts to curb sprawling development, and its...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (129): 51-73.
Published: 01 October 2017
... . “Highway to Antiquity: Carretera Hiram Bingham to Open Machu Picchu to the World.” November , 45 . Oral History Research Office, Columbia University . 1963 . “The Reminiscences of Albert A. Giesecke.” New York : Columbia University . Pan American Union . 1941 . Final Act: Second Inter...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 167-177.
Published: 01 May 2010
... suffers from a lack of infrastructure in the form of bridges, highways, and wider streets to handle the growing amount of traffic. There is not enough efficient public mass transport, which not only delays commuting but also creates more pressure for roads, and thus more pollution. There is a...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 149-162.
Published: 01 January 2019
... extractivist politics of the indigenous state has drastically harmed the indigenous communities whose lands and resources are key to development. In 2011 the MAS government’s proposal for the construction of a highway became a site of contestation. Under the proposal the highway would cut through Isiboro...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 175-190.
Published: 01 October 2012
... scale of large, fast-­moving streets and highways overwhelmed the walker. Many were drawn to calm, tree-­shaded streets, which were perceived as “less stressful” (M. C These drifters steered away from noise and traffic and concrete. L. B., however, confronted the automotive landscape to...
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Radical History Review (1976) 1976 (12): 96-99.
Published: 01 October 1976
... corporate powerbrokers" to save a few homes, stop a highway from being built, and construct a neighborhood center. I asked Terkel if he thought these tactics sufficient in dealing with the vast social and economic problems the city and country are faced with. He answered that he knew...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (21): 151-168.
Published: 01 October 1979
... partially buried crosscut saws across narrow stretches of highways. Farmers in Ohio threatened to boycott any businessman who purchased an automobile. And when a woman in Evanston, 11- linois, was injured by a car, an angry group of fanners ambushed automobiles using the road where she was hurt...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 262-267.
Published: 01 May 1995
... epitomizes the moderate pluralism of most UFT members. It attempts to answer the question "How is America divided on the question of civil rights?" by dividing a hypothetical "American Highway" into three lanes: two narrow ones for left- and right-wing "extremists" and a wide "center lane...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (132): 173-179.
Published: 01 October 2018
... building of the new cities, highways, and factories, while feeling alienated by the dazzling urban spectacle they helped to create. For some examples of migrant poems, see Walsh, “China’s Migrant Worker Poetry.” 6. For the difficulty of organizing resistance among construction workers, see Swider...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (74): 65-95.
Published: 01 May 1999
... locate on a map-it is the narrow, eighteen-mile waterway just south of the Colum- bia River, along Portland’s northern boundary-it is difficult to reach (see map The maze of industrial buildings, the tangle of highways, and the tall barbed wire fences make it hard to get a close look. But if...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (81): 15-33.
Published: 01 October 2001
... that destroyed several residential neighborhoods and built a highway through what had been a mixed residential and commercial downtown area. Yale University, owner of over a third of the tax-exempt property in the city, had become the largest...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 70-88.
Published: 01 May 2006
... from an electronic account when driving through a highway tollbooth. The convenience is that one has much less of a wait at a given tollbooth. This particular electronic toll-collection system (which is not unique to the United States) consists of a RFID tag that transmits a unique ID from the...
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Radical History Review (1988) 1988 (42): 49-64.
Published: 01 October 1988
... working- class thorazine during the Depression-was robbed of its potency by the erection of the Interstate Highway system and the mass subur- ban culture that it engendered. The emphatically non-New York City vision of a free-standing house, a patch of green, and a personal automobile...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (53): 149-155.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the early 1980s, Wigan's pier and its warehouses were slated for demo- lition to make way for a highway and a parking lot. But, in an irony that Orwell would surely have appreciated, a revival of interest in the author helped persuade local officials that he might provide the "hook" for...