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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mandana E. Limbert This article examines the ruins of the former structures of rule in a medium-sized town in the Sultanate of Oman. It explores how people in Bahla relate to and perceive the ruins of forts, walls, and neighborhoods that had helped maintain order in the previous era and that are...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3 Indian Peace Commission members in council with Arapahos and Cheyennes at Fort Laramie. Print by Alexander Gardner, 1868, Reserve Collection IV.3.4, 25159. Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society. Figure 3. Indian Peace Commission members in council with Arapahos and Cheyennes at More
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): np.
Published: 01 June 2008
...” AbdouMaliq Simone 13 “City of Whores”: Nationalism, Development, and Global Garment Workers in Sri Lanka  •  Sandya Hewamanne 35 Urban Modernity on the Periphery: A New Middle Class Reinvents the Palestinian City  •  Lisa Taraki 61 In the Ruins of Bahla: Reconstructed Forts and Crumbling...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., creating a highly cosmopolitan but also extremely polarized social geography in the Martinican capital of Fort-de-France. The fragmented geography of urban space described in Chamoiseau’s novel ensures that the freedom of the city will be alloyed with suffering, its cosmopolitanism shot through...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Figure 3 Indian Peace Commission members in council with Arapahos and Cheyennes at Fort Laramie. Print by Alexander Gardner, 1868, Reserve Collection IV.3.4, 25159. Courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society. Figure 3. Indian Peace Commission members in council with Arapahos and Cheyennes at...
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Social Text (1 March 2016) 34 (1 (126)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2016
... life. He describes the young boy’s development of a game — the famous fort-da­ episode — to cope with the comings and goings of his mother: This good little boy, however, had an occasional disturbing habit of taking any small...
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Social Text (1 December 2008) 26 (4 (97)): 31–50.
Published: 01 December 2008
... another text: Patrick Chamoiseau’s 1992 novel Texaco, translated into English in 1998,14 which is set in a bidonville on the outskirts of Martinique’s capital, Fort-de-France. Davis cites it, as do Dawson and Yeager, making it a kind of...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
... “Capture of the Forts at Port Arthur,” a Russo-Japanese War affair described by the catalog copy as “A scene from one of the Russian forts, with cannonading, and shriek of shells. The Russian band is heard playing the National Anthem. The...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 33–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
....” Bustamante is not trying through repetition to desensitize her relation to Cuba, queerness, attachment, family, and love. She is not playing fort/ da as a game of mastery over what cannot be mastered. She is reveling in the kind of self-­imitation that constitutes pleasure, whether or not it feels...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., and the storage, in forts, in the hold. And even more murderously, the elimination of goods, of cargo, when the price falls, or considerations of finance as in the incident of the slave ship the Zong , in which 133 enslaved persons were thrown overboard for insurance purposes during a logistical...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Plains tribes, including Marilyn and George Keepseagle of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which spans North and South Dakota, and Claryca and Keith Mandan of the Hidatsa Tribe, one of the Three Affiliated Tribes on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota. A brief history of the Three...
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Social Text (1 June 2018) 36 (2 (135)): 19–39.
Published: 01 June 2018
... as a gift for “favors done.” The Dutch worked quickly to represent the exchange as a sale to their English competitors and to protect their claims against the Lenape and their Indigenous allies. Those efforts included the reinforcement of New Amsterdam with a military fort in 1653. What the fort...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 127–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
....”21 Here, the sniper’s backyard target practice also went unnoticed, camou- flaged by the bigger booms of the heavy artillery guns at Fort Lewis. Less substantial than the potatoes in a sack—the small-holding exurbanites who claim their political presence with their conservative votes—the transient...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2004
... comparative evaluation of global cities—can we indeed presuppose some “overarching temporality subsuming local times”18 that would allow us to consider the cultures of globalization in Fort-de-France and Lima as parallel spaces in some common, single process? This is also to ask about knowledge...
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Social Text (1 March 2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... absence death Inuit In his famous “fort–da” scene, Sigmund Freud, 1 that brilliant ethnographer of the everyday, describes a child (his grandson) with a spool tied to a piece of string who repeatedly throws the spool out of his crib and then joyfully reels it back in. Throwing and retrieving the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... placement of forts, towns, and estates, our maps tend to reify colonial geography. Even more fundamentally, cartography presumes the natural existence of points on a grid much as history naturalizes the timeline, though these are ultimately folkways for...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Allen, “Imperial Image,” 235. 17. Ibid., 239. 18. Gerhard Richter, “Between Translation and Invention: The Photograph in Deconstruction,” in Copy, Archive, Signature: A Conversation on Photography, trans. Jeff Fort...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... forts — for example, in the ways that migration and settlement challenge received wisdom about what it means to be a woman and what it means to be a man. The first three essays bring attention to how gender and sexu- ality intersect with...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 115–125.
Published: 01 June 2010
... turning point for Césaire in his own political career. Elected mayor of Fort-de-France as well as the Martinican representative (député) in the French legislature in 1945, he had led the movement to change the status of the colony into a French “overseas department” (département d’outre-mer) in...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the bodies of their kin. In what is now known as the Camp Grant Indian Massacre, roughly 108 surrendered Aravaipa and Pinal Apaches were slaughtered just out- side the military fort where they had made peace with the designated head of that fort’s military detachment, Lt. Royal...