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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... descendants to enrich the accounts of Britain’s racial capitalist imperial order. The study concludes with a reading of Maxwell Philip’s 1854 novel Emmanuel Appadocca as a reflection on the potentials of black redress and black critique from within the necrospeculative order of colonial postemancipation. The...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 59–60.
Published: 01 December 2015
... communities in the postemancipation South. This work requires con- fronting archives of scarcity, in which the expressions of formerly enslaved subjects are often embedded—when they exist at all—in the records of white observers, missionaries, or researchers. In the face of such archives, all three...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): np.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., Feminist Review, Radical History Review, Antipode, and Gender, Place and Culture. Chandan Reddy is an assistant professor of English at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is completing a manuscript on the rise of postemancipation...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 17–34.
Published: 01 December 2004
... remain undisturbed by abolition. of the city. Marie-Sophie’s narrative of her father’s life emphasizes the continuity between the era of slavery and the postemancipation era for the majority of Martinicans. Esternome...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 75–98.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sharecroppers shares a script of sharecropping resistance with a case from Caribbean history. From Haiti to Jamaica, from James’s Trinidad and Tobago to the US South, the postemancipation Americas witnessed both the emergence and disappearance of sharecropping...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Britain National Archives , London . Cooper Frederick Holt Thomas C. Scott Rebecca J. , eds. 2000 . Beyond Slavery: Explorations of Race, Labor, and Citizenship in Postemancipation Societies . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Coulthard Glen . 2014 . “From...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2020
... undergird these differentially constituted risks and the resultant biopo-litical moves enacted in response to them are noteworthy markers of the historically ambivalent manifestation of care and its enmeshment within the bio-logic of slavery’s sordid systems. In postemancipation Barbados, local white...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... experiences of most Afro- Mexicans cannot be reduced to the analytical categories derived from slave and postemancipation societies.19 To do so risks both overdetermining and simplifying slavery. Indeed, by rendering blacks as the...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in its political economy. In fact, the application of slave law among the free (that is, the disposition that “with respect to the African shows no internal recognition of the libidinal costs of turning human bodies into sentient flesh”) has outlived in the postemancipation world a...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... equitable or equal treatment in the postemancipation era. Time traveling centuries later, cliometricians’ desire to—and failure to—excise emotion from the slavery debates by centering the numbers themselves proved that statistics alone also did not make the history of bondage any easier to digest or the...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
... treatment of this sort departs from the violence of criminalization in pursuit of biopolitical normalization, I suggest that these therapies reenact what Saidiya Hartman terms “the burdened individuality of freedom” in her analysis of postemancipation “practical handbooks written for the emancipated in...