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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Lisa Blee In 2004, the Washington Historical Court of Justice and Inquiry—a one-time, quasi-legal public history event—symbolically exonerated Nisqually Indian war leader Chief Leschi of the 147-year-old charge of murder. The judges determined that Leschi, who was captured following the 1855–56...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 137–150.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Carolyn Strange Nikolaus Wachsmann, Hitler's Prisons: Legal Terror in Nazi Germany . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004. Michael J. Pfeifer, Rough Justice: Lynching and American Society, 1874 - 1947 . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Diana Paton, No Bond but the Law...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 81–98.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to amplify the practices of state surveillance as well as to illuminate the disjuncture between local and national law regarding the status of undocumented migrants. © 2012 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2012 interventions Confronting Regimes of Legality in Sanctuary...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 212–224.
Published: 01 May 2012
...—in which existing tours have missed opportunities to redefine the legal and the criminal. Rebecca Amato notes how sensationalist crime tours in New York have obscured more challenging legal histories of gentrification and property laws that allow for displacement of poor immigrant neighborhoods...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 13–34.
Published: 01 May 2012
... article argues for a recovery of his work, reading his films as bold acts of place-claiming on cultural, social, and also spatial geographies, resisting a hegemonic, heteronormative legal and political regime. Rocco resisted this regime of the illicit by celebrating not just gay eros, but also the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 111–126.
Published: 01 May 2012
... into question and challenges the notion that particular aesthetic acts are either in or out of place. I provide a short history of the Sunset walls, showing how they have become a centerpiece around which discussions of urban change and changing perspectives of legal aesthetics can take place. Detail...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 127–133.
Published: 01 May 2012
...: the police museum. Alejandra Bronfman, Lila Caimari, and Robert Buffington, specialists in Cuba, Argentina, and Mexico, respectively, guide us through a selection of five police museums: one in Havana that played a crucial role in legal medicine and developing ideas about race during Cuba's Republican...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 134–142.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alejandra Bronfman This essay will use the documentation surrounding the objects displayed in Cuba's Museum of Legal Medicine (among them, an “ aero buey fantastico ” made out of bread crumbs by inmates at Havana's Hospital for the Demented) to examine the logics that bound ethnography, medicine...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 142–168.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Guantánamo, including the US state's near absolute exclusion of Haitian refugees, the legacy of antiblack and anti-Haitian racism, the discourses of disease that were linked to Haitian bodies, and the history of US (neo)imperial interests in the Caribbean. Its analysis centers on legal discourses and key...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2015) 2015 (121): 32–50.
Published: 01 January 2015
... national strategies to bring sound into the arena of permissible liberal discourse. The essay concludes with a discussion of postwar legal challenges to the city's sound device ordinance and their impact on New York's street-based public sphere. © 2015 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 77–89.
Published: 01 January 2016
... on abusive postwar mappings. Though auctions legally white-washed these titles, their conflictual history emerged even more strongly under the Popular Unity government. Although these deep and violent contradictions existed throughout the southern province of Cautín, the coastal region where...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 137–158.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Pugilists violated legal prohibitions on prizefighting and created a context that energized the Mexican public sphere as a site of visceral debate about the propriety of prizefighting versus the Hispanic legacy of other blood sports and public spectacles such as cockfighting and bullfighting. Central here...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2008) 2008 (101): 59–80.
Published: 01 May 2008
... African Americans contributed to growing calls for civic and legal transformations of the racist social order during the 1940s, when she gained national recognition for her fiction, essays, and editorials. This article explores Smith's experiences in China in the 1920s. Witnessing forms of colonial...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2015) 2015 (123): 144–175.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Keith L. Camacho This article examines articulations for and against gay marriage in the successful legalization of Bill 232 in Hawai‘i and in the failed passage of Bill 185 in Guam to signal a profound ideological shift in the US colonization of these locations. The article likens this shift to a...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2010) 2010 (108): 117–137.
Published: 01 October 2010
...R. Ben Brown The campaign to close the open range in the late nineteenth-century South raises questions about the essential nature of Southern legal, political, and social organizations. Some historians have argued that the attack on the range formed part of a coordinated attempt to destroy...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2010) 2010 (108): 139–153.
Published: 01 October 2010
... power as a theoretical anchor, and the enclosures in England as a historical foundation, the article shows how dominant groups with territorial ambitions enclose and remake landscapes by means of legal changes in property relations and by material changes in landscape architecture. These two instruments...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 36–61.
Published: 01 January 2011
... over thirty-five hundred strong, ranging from Honduras to Indonesia, these fenced enclaves of “labor warehouses,” in the words of a Filipino labor organizer, constitute the legal and material infrastructure of the global assembly line. Yet contrary to the cognitive maps of Buy Americanists, a sizeable...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 137–152.
Published: 01 January 2011
... story of the Ramayana set to music from the 1920s, whose rights are owned by media corporations. Paley released her film, and all subsequent work, under a Creative Commons license, which not only made it freely available to anyone who wished to view, share, and add to her creative work but also legally...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2008) 2008 (101): 5–21.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Heineman examines the functions of sexual violence in conflict zones, the uses of discourses about it, legal frameworks before and since the evolution of human rights discourses, the impact of civilian contexts on survivors' experiences of wartime sexual violence, and historians' means of capturing the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2005) 2005 (93): 122–141.
Published: 01 October 2005
... legal rights and rem- edies from the state when the nation-state to which subjects appeal for recognition is engaged in the rather nasty business of undermining the rule of law? What does it mean that people in many parts of the world have appealed to states...