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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and about the importance of the landscape to the course of the uprising. No less important, the project highlights the difficulty of representing such events cartographically with available sources. Maintaining historians' traditional emphasis on primary sources, attention to change over time...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... knowledge. If the ultimate goal of many historians is to change the way individuals think about the past, then participatory sites may make truly significant contributions to the discipline of history. 2016 digital humanities mapping Internet crowdsourcing References Banner Stuart...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 49–75.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Laura Harris What happened to “the motley crew,” the mobile, insurgent, creative social formation, crossing racial, gender and generational lines, that historians Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker identify as a crucial counterforce within the consolidation of capitalism, imperialism, and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... It places the recordings in the context of contemporary representations of blackness in phonography and ponders their place in the longer history of recorded sounds of blackness. It also argues against the fixation on disembodiment among some media historians and theorists who work on phonography and...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... academic historiography with its insistence on keeping its narratives tied strictly to public affairs.” Guha uses Tagore to voice his own reproach on the “poverty of historiography,” turning Tagore’s meditation on the processes of cre- ativity into an emphatic call on all historians to move toward a...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2008
...; perhaps pre- cisely because the awkward interdisciplinary straddling suggested by the journal’s title had not yet settled into the common sense of U.S. cultural studies in its post-Birmingham afterlife. A few years ago, the curator and art historian Susette Min joined the collective, and...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... what was thinkable within the field, particularly any questions regarding the specific situation of the historian. In other words, the field of history refused to reflect upon the positionality of the historian, to consider that anyone...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2006
... “imaginative geographies.” The historian María Jesús Viguera Molins has noted the “conflictual” nature of the “historiography of al-Andalus,” with Spanish historians at different periods of their nation’s history either romanticizing...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 17–39.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of seeking to discredit the content of dissident scholar- ship by questioning the integrity of method has been honed to an exceed- ingly fine edge by the Right over the past quarter century. The template will be found in the case of David Abraham, then an entry-level historian spe- cializing in...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... is a literary scholar and historian based at Monash Univer- sity, Melbourne, Australia. Her publications include Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry (Harvard University Press). She has just completed a book on Lu Xun and is currently writing about digital dissent in...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Science, Technology, and Society. He is a theorist and historian of mobility, with a special focus on Africa. His work appears in Gabrielle Hecht, ed., The Technological Shape of Cold War Geographies (MIT Press), and he is completing his first book, “Vehicles Organic.” Jasbir K. Puar is core...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 85–101.
Published: 01 March 2004
... constituted it as a rational prac- tice, and these disallow the possibility of writing a history with gods and goddesses playing an active part in it. The historian in writing history can 88 Sanjay Seth register the fact that people believe...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Orleans . Becker Carl . 1932 . “Everyman His Own Historian.” American Historical Review 37 , no. 4 : 221 – 36 . Carr E. H. 1961 . What Is History? London : Penguin . Committee of Richmond Blacks . [1865] 1989 . “From Committee of Richmond Blacks” (letter to...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... have allowed historians to reimagine cross-cultural encounters.1 In the field of slavery and freedom, this renewed attention to “places, boundaries, and movement” has dovetailed with the emergence of the digital humani- ties.2 The use of digital technology to tell spatial history provides the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... reconstruct the aims of conspirators and the violence of colonial suppression from an archive designed to keep both secret? This is a particularly acute question for social historians who endeavor to write about the subjugated, given that we are occupied by...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... dialectic, that the Object would unearth you Historians of perversity and touch sift through archives, trying to foreclose what came before the Object Yet since its dazzling appearance, you name that time before nothingness. You came toward me, Subject, your mouth already acting...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 59–60.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., three scholars of the nineteenth-century Americas whose work is motivated by an active concern with the politics and poetics of historical writing across genre. Davis, a scholar of Ameri- can and African American studies is also a writer of fiction, drama, and film; Hodes, a historian, is...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): np.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Historians for the best work in English on the history of Latin America. Randy Martin is professor and director of the graduate program in arts politics at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. He is author of An Empire of Indifference: American War and the Financial Logic of Risk Management (Duke...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... In the United States, historians of slavery have made particular use of digital tools to document the forced migration of black women, children, and men throughout the Atlantic littoral over the last five centuries. In 1974, Eugene Genovese coined the phrase “the world the slaves made” to describe...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... black collectors and historians to recover black subjects from archives structured by violence and colonial dispossession.3 Yet what if we suspended this initial impulse and took seriously Webster’s claim that there can be no black history? This issue of Social Text takes as its starting...