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Radical History Review (1 January 2010) 2010 (106): 27–45.
Published: 01 January 2010
... skeptical of images and their ability to faithfully convey the realities of class, power, and truth; and to a certain extent, Bertolt Brecht was no different. However, such a blanket statement does not fully capture the often tenuous working relationship that Brecht and photography share. This statement...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2010) 2010 (106): 137–161.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Leesa Rittelmann In 1926 Weimar photographer László Moholy-Nagy predicted that the illiteracy of the future would be ignorance not of reading or writing, but of photography. Five years later theorist Walter Benjamin described the ability to compare facial types via portrait photobooks as a...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 147–158.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 empire violence sexuality photography military Japan Korea WAYS OF SEEING AND KNOWING VIOLENCE Looking beyond the Frame Snapshot Photography, Imperial Archives, and the US Military’s Violent Embrace of East Asia...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1997) 1997 (69): 6–45.
Published: 01 October 1997
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Radical History Review (1 October 1997) 1997 (69): 160–188.
Published: 01 October 1997
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 1–22.
Published: 01 October 2018
... fundamental concern, however, is with the capacity of photography to capture labor and capital. Photographs are of the concrete and specific; but capital abstracts, rendering equivalent that which was once concrete. Can photographs help us to see how capitalism works? Here we consider the ways that...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 181–186.
Published: 01 October 2018
... 2008, however, curator Okwui Enwezor points to the more prosaic medium of photography, citing the camera as an “archiving machine.” 1 Such a claim foregrounds photography’s longstanding status as a mimetic or indexical tool. For Enwezor, a picture is never just a picture but is instead constitutive...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 144–171.
Published: 01 October 2018
... used different media—especially photography—to tread a line between caricature and respectability that enabled him to win significant admiration among African Americans, and that any claim to virtuosity was itself required by the racialized capitalist and market forces in which he worked and lived...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 68–95.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Adrian De Leon Abstract This article traces a labor history of colonial photography and the visual production of race in the Philippine Cordilleras, as well as its diasporic performances abroad. It argues that the ethnological visuality of Spanish and American imperialisms in the mountains of...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2012) 2012 (114): 7–18.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Jennifer Tucker Some of the most powerful historical images of streets and the people traversing them have been served up by photographers. Public urban spaces are not merely subject matter for photography, however, since photographers themselves are actively engaged in navigating city streets...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2015) 2015 (122): 188–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., colonialism, and normativity in photography; and the violent erasures of sexual and gender minorities within the conventional family photography album. “Family” photographs, so central to the affective production of trans ☼ family, however defined, have not been the site of sustained discussion within queer...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 126–143.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Erica Toffoli Abstract This article traces photography’s double-edged role in mediating capitalism’s relationship with dependent laborers. It analyzes five photo-narratives published in the 1950s in the United States focusing on Mexican migrants working in the country as part of the bracero program...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 47–67.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Siobhan Angus Abstract This article considers the role played by photography as both a chronicler and an agent of change in the development of industrial capitalism on Canada’s northern frontier. Landscape photography of early twentieth-century Canada highlighted raw natural resources or not yet...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 96–125.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Carol Quirke Abstract Local 65 United Warehouse Workers Union (1933–1987), which became District 65 United Auto Workers, promoted photography with a camera club, and a member-edited newspaper New Voices, featuring photographs taken by members. This left-led, New York City distributive industry...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 169–183.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Leah Gordon A selection from a photography and oral history project made over sixteen years during Carnival in Jacmel, southern Haiti, which employs costume, street theater, narrative, and satire to register Haiti's juncture between its history, its cosmology, and the present body politic. © 2013...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 209–219.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Kevin Coleman Abstract Historian Tina M. Campt began her career by using oral history interviews to consider the lives of black Germans under the Third Reich. Since then, she has become one of the most innovative scholars of photography. In this interview, Campt discusses her most recent book...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 187–199.
Published: 01 October 2018
... labor and then, through the medium of photography, to claim scientific status for their findings. Copyright © 2018 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2018 Philippines photography race colonialism United States A young tribesman from Mindanao in the southern Philippines...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2015) 2015 (122): 115–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... practices, including the ways that all kinds of sex practices and gendered ways of being scramble the categorical logics of structured databases. © 2015 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2015 digitization feminism archives photography doing archives Body, Sex, Interface...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2018) 2018 (131): 127–133.
Published: 01 May 2018
... built in the desert without thought to history or environmental impact, as a model to project neoliberal desires in places like his hometown, Luanda. Copyright © 2018 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2018 city architecture aesthetics photography ...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 181–193.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and trans men shed light on the persistent homophobic violence that arrest the development of an egalitarian society in post-apartheid South Africa. © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 South Africa postapartheid photography homophobia violence portraits...