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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 187–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
...David Serlin In this interview, historian Gregg Mitman discusses the background and significance of The Land beneath Our Feet , a documentary he completed with Sarita Siegel in 2016 that explores a 1926 scientific expedition to Liberia undertaken by Harvard University's Department of Tropical...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 45–73.
Published: 01 May 2010
... empire depended on new tools of seeing and new forms of scientific and medical expertise. Through a focus on the Harvard African Expedition to Liberia in 1926, the motion-picture record it gathered, and the place of rubber as a precious commodity in the global economy, this article investigates the...
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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 stares...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Our Feet, a documentary he completed in 2016 with filmmaker Sarita Siegel that explores a 1926 scientific expedition to Liberia under- taken by Harvard University’s Department of Tropical Medicine and funded by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. The Harvard expedition took extensive...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the early twentieth century to locate, own, and develop natural resources in the West African republic of Liberia. Relying on film records from the 1926 Harvard African Expedition, Mitman and Erickson illus- trate how a medical and scientific mission ultimately helped economic interests...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1992) 1992 (53): 49–80.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the mission villages of Parti- ail of them speaking the Tupian lingua gem2 of co- lonial Amazonian society, which was incomprehensible to the Muras. These expeditions made camp at any promising spot on the banks of the Madeira and other rivers, and they would scour the nearby woods for the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2007) 2007 (99): 253–259.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., the new scientific knowledge of Orientalism also provided the colonized with a new understanding of their own traditions.4 Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism were discovered and evaluated by philologists, archeolo- gists, and other historians, while traders, missionaries, and colonial...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1998) 1998 (72): 163–174.
Published: 01 October 1998
... ”popular” and “scientific” discourses that simultaneously gave popular stereotypes about Africa the status of ”objective truth” and implicated scientific knowledge about Africa-as in the emergence of anthropology as a ”science”-in popular stereo- types. Because they functioned both as public...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2000) 2000 (76): 188–207.
Published: 01 January 2000
...) BLOOD MONEY?/191 ultimately an imperial, masculine narrative. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ stories were all but banished while their skeletal remains and artifacts were corralled in repositories of scientific imperialism, such as the Australian Museum, which was the first of its...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1999) 1999 (74): 5–24.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of any proof, is the flagrant and persistent disregard of scientific method. I feel quite convinced that Professor Tansley’s observance of the latter in his own domain of botany is more rigorous than in his ”New Psychology” or he would not enjoy the great reputation he does. 12/RADICAL...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1979) 1979 (20): 181–205.
Published: 01 May 1979
..., ultimately called "scientific pro- pagation," was begun in 1867. The selection of "stirpicultural" mates was determined by a board of male elders. Only those combinations approved by the board were allowed to reproduce. Others might engage in sexual intercourse, but only within the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 47–67.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Montreal River. To attract American financiers to fund the project, Taylor took potential investors on a hunting and fishing expedition that played up the natural resources of the region. 31 This use of wilderness to attract investment roots economic growth in the abundance and recreational value of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2013) 2013 (116): 59–85.
Published: 01 May 2013
... policy priorities. These priorities are expounded in the second section, which concentrates on the British-­occupied Egyptian government’s technocrats and their efforts to design a viable, scientific, cost-­effective reservoir that reflected the grandeur of the British Empire. Finally, the third...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 68–95.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Historical Collection at the Ateneo de Manila University, show the entire process through which a small group of Igorots slaughtered their canines. Taken in 1902, these photographs are products of the Benguet expeditions undertaken by the First Philippine Commission. The expedition included Dean C. Worcester...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2013) 2013 (115): 142–168.
Published: 01 January 2013
... considered Haiti a critical capi- talist ally.21 Mirroring its anti-­Cuba and pro-­Haiti foreign policy, the US state has expedited the entry of Cuban refugees, while excluding Haitians. Declaring them “economic migrants” fleeing poverty and not persecution, the US state has claimed that Haitians are...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1999) 1999 (73): 47–73.
Published: 01 January 1999
... geographic and semiotic territory by textually reenacting in 1901 the military expedition of General Sampson’s fleet when the latter shelled San Juan in 1898. This time McNair Henry portrays a serene and radiant daylight tableau (see Fig. 3):46 After five days’ sail, rounding Morro castle...