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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that occurred in 1798 in the state of Bahia, Brazil, the author argues for the importance of shifting from historical methods that attempt to recover or reveal evidence of secrets within archival records to a focus on why both judges and suspects were motivated to keep secrets during interrogations...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the slave ship Tres Amigos arrived from the Yoruba kingdom of Onim (Lagos) to Bahia, its master and officer recounted that it emitted a “smell at night . . . so offensive, that to obtain rest, they were obliged to hang their hammocks outside the ship, either under the bowsprit or on the quarter.” 2...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
... cial evaluation of the state of the epidemic. I participated in the fi nal workshop in Salvador, Bahia. After several days of intense discussions over the validity of risk categories and of biostatistical modeling and over epidemiological surveillance failures and unaccounted-for cases, among...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 1–17.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of sex hormones in the Brazilian state of Bahia. Sex hormones are broadly marketed in Bahia and are used as agents of individual self-making and therapeutic protection, especially for birth control or menstrual suppression. But Sanabria argues that these celebrations of the individual plasticity...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 113–139.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., pronouncing received antiglobalization or pro-working-class pieties, will nicely displace the question. This became part of my argument. In Brazil’s Bahia, I learned what the movimento negro owed to African America in the United States.1 In Hong Kong in 2001, I saw that the word identity attached...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
... fauna and flora, such as marmosets (originally from the state of Bahia) and jackfruit trees (originally from Asia). The new biome cannot be uprooted. In its several versions, these ecologies of memories bring up a forest of quilombos, a forest of beauty similar to the wonders of the old world...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
... to Colonial Latin America, ed. Sherwin Bryant, Rachel O’Toole, Ben Vinson III, forthcoming. 4. Eduardo Silva, Prince of the People: The Life and Times of a Brazilian Free Man of Colour (London: Verso, 1993). 5. João José Reis, Slave Rebellions in Brazil: The Muslim Uprisings of 1835 in Bahia...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
...’ Conspiracy in Bahia, Brazil, Greg L. Childs encounters a thicket of such secrets. Colonial officials sought to repress enslaved and free black conspirators’ public acts of sedi- tion by destroying information and, ultimately, their bodies. But Childs...