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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 111–126.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Michael Egan This essay examines the widespread mercury poisoning that afflicted Iraq in 1972 as an entry point into a broader discussion of boundaries and nations in global environmental history. After poor harvests, the Iraqi government invested heavily in Green Revolution “wonder wheat,” which...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2010
... spatial and temporal scales of international trade. In “Mercury’s Web: Some Reflections on Following Nature across Time and Place,” Egan revisits the political and ecological legacy resulting from the deaths of thousands of Iraqis due to mercury poisoning in 1972. Yet rather than depict this as a...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2010
... nation and the world. China is the leading emitter of CO2 and sends up more SO2 than any other nation. It is widely estimated that more than 750,000 Chinese die of air pollution – related diseases each year. China is the world’s largest mercury polluter as well, due to coal burning, 2005...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2007) 2007 (99): 121–139.
Published: 01 October 2007
... liberty tree became a more prominent symbol as sailors’ talk, written correspondence, and the Newport Mercury (the local newspaper) spread news of the hated act’s repeal in the spring of 1766. The actual process of conver- sion took place through the annual celebratory rituals, the lighting of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 225–227.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Protest: Essays on the History of American Environmentalism (2008). He is currently at work on a global history of knowing and regulating mercury pollution since World War II. Paul Erickson is an assistant professor of history and science in society at Wesleyan Uni- versity. His research focuses on...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2001) 2001 (80): 76–100.
Published: 01 May 2001
... through to the public. In 1929, on the eve of the most severe epidemic recorded, the white farmer–supporting Natal Mercury newspaper criticized the gov- ernment for failing to control the problem and expressed white fears that the disease would soon reach the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2005) 2005 (93): 107–110.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... Newspaper coverage has included the Los Angeles Times, July 15 and July 16, 2003; the Sacramento Bee, July 16, 2003; the San Jose Mercury, July 17, 2003; London’s Guardian, July 17, 2003; and the Orange County Register, July 19, 2003. The Spanish-language La Opinión...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1994) 1994 (58): 142–150.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Cesar, at his best, is about keeping alive the possibility of a more participatory democracy, for farmworkers and for all of us. Notes 1. Lorenzo P. Romero, ’A ‘warrior for justice‘ mourned nationawide,” Sari lose Mercury News (24 April 1993). 2. National...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1994) 1994 (58): 143–150.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Cesar, at his best, is about keeping alive the possibility of a more participatory democracy, for farmworkers and for all of us. Notes 1. Lorenzo P. Romero, ’A ‘warrior for justice‘ mourned nationawide,” Sari lose Mercury News (24 April 1993). 2. National...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2013) 2013 (117): 149–152.
Published: 01 October 2013
... discarded in the United States — devices containing “6.32 billion pounds of plastics, 1.58 billion pounds of lead, three million pounds of cadmium, 1.9 million pounds of chromium, Davies | A Hidden Life of Digital Devices Revealed  151 and 632,000 pounds of mercury” (3...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1998) 1998 (70): 181–186.
Published: 01 January 1998
... clothing manufacturing that makes no mention of either sweatshops or unions. Why not try/ say, Williamsburg without slaves, Jamestown without Indians, or the Danbury hatters without their mercury-induced tremors? Where this controversy will stand by the time you read this is hard to judge...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2014) 2014 (120): 94–107.
Published: 01 October 2014
... its mercurial often intractable qualities. Queer as mess also takes its inspiration from reality television, particularly makeover shows. For example, What Not to Wear is a show that purports to ambush unsuspecting “fashion victims” and transform them into chic fashionistas. Hoard- ers...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 195–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... nature as observable facts going hand in hand with industrial devel- Evans | Recent Developments in Transnational Environmental History  203 opment” (35). Another essay in this mold, Andrew Isenberg’s “Mercurial Nature: The California Gold Country and the Coalfields of the Ruhr Basin...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2017) 2017 (128): 173–198.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . 1944 . “The Puerto Rican Problem.” American Mercury . February 2 . Marsh Kennerley Catherine . 2009 . Negociaciones culturales: Los intelectuales y el proyecto pedagógico del estado muñocista . Río Piedras : Ediciones Callejón . Merrifield John . 1950 . “Puerto Ricans Fly...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2003) 2003 (85): 164–170.
Published: 01 January 2003
... apology to Central Ameri- cans for (some) of the actions of his predecessors, it came somewhat as a surprise for a majority of the American public. That same public was equally bemused in 1997 when Gary Webb, then of the San Jose Mercury News, published the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1993) 1993 (55): 147–153.
Published: 01 January 1993
... holding out not just an olive branch but also Mercury’s staff, a symbol of commerce and thus of Amsterdam’s conception of itself as the world’s first bourgeois paradise. The exhibition is devoted to the “Golden Age of Amsterdam” (1590-1660), which marked the first bourgeois revolution (the re...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2008) 2008 (102): 185–200.
Published: 01 October 2008
... voting.40 Niemi and Plante | Chartists, Populists, and Wobblies  193 Like the Chartists before them, the Populists made the fullest theoretical statement of their democratic vision in the pages of their newspapers: the National Economist, the Southern Mercury, the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1987) 1987 (37): 119–130.
Published: 01 January 1987
... revolutionary heroine brandishing a musket and banner, in explaining that Laboulaye “shunned this violent image,” believing that ”the Amer- 128 RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW Copyright 1984 by Sigrie Wilkinson. OriginaIly appeared in the San Jose Mercury-News. ican liberty. . .does...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2005) 2005 (91): 171–181.
Published: 01 January 2005
... never struggled.” She stands in her rich neighborhood. Don’t forget the woman minister, who is clearly a key member of Chavez’s cabinet. In GWC, women tend to be in the background or play highly symbolic roles: in the clips on the Minamata mercury poisoning [discovered in the 1950s to be the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1983) 1983 (27): 21–45.
Published: 01 January 1983
...-imperial, provincial level of indigenous society rather than on the Aztec and Inca peoples who ruled vast pre-Columbian empires. Much of the data will be drawn from a case study of Huamanga, a southern Peruvian region whose mercury and silver mines, strategic commercial location, and large Indian...