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Published: 01 March 2019
Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at More
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 85.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at the House of Correction in Rio de Janeiro, collected at the Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, IJ7 11. Photograph by Yuko Miki. Death records of anonymous Africans rescued from illegal slave ships and held at...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... : Palgrave Macmillan . Barcia Manuel . 2012 . The Great African Slave Rebellion of 1825: Cuba and the Fight for Freedom in Matanzas . Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press . Bethencourt Francisco . 2007 . “Political Configurations and Local Powers.” In Portuguese Oceanic...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... possibilities. The online project Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761 , which interprets the spatial history of the greatest slave insurrection in the eighteenth-century British Empire, offers a telling example. The map suggests an argument about the strategies of the rebels and the tactics of counterinsurgency...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Kris Manjapra In 2015 the British government finally finished paying off the Slavery Abolition Act loan. For 180 years it had serviced debt created by the massive public borrowing of 1835, which was used to compensate British slave owners for the loss of their “slave property” during emancipation...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Yuko Miki This article delves into the strange, contradictory archives of the illegal transatlantic slave trade that flourished between Angola and Brazil in the mid-nineteenth century. The article interweaves contemporary archival encounters with the documentary trail of a notorious slave ship, the...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 43–62.
Published: 01 March 2013
...-political grounds reaching beyond the becoming of a “new man,” the one which the colonial figurings of the Native, the Slave, and the Woman have always already signified. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 To Be Announced Radical Praxis or Knowing (at) the Limits of Justice Denise Ferreira da Silva...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Niccolò Cuppini; Mattia Frapporti This conversation on logistics seeks to explore the persistence of origins in contemporary logistical capitalism. We discuss the ongoing importance of the founding of modern logistics in the Atlantic slave trade. We suggest that contemporary logistical capitalism...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the study of slavery threatens to replicate the death work of the slave ship register, black digital practice offers a way of thinking through black life by invoking what the #transformDH collective has described as the digital humanities’ potential for “social justice, accessibility, and inclusion...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... recognition in broader society, the narratives drew on long-standing cultural tropes of bad masters, individual victims, and the home as a site of care that have longer genealogies in slavery and colonialism. As earlier myths of domesticity masked labor relations in colonial and slave economies, so too these...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... attempts to engage the contemporary Afro – Latin American condition have done little to change the hegemonic representation of the slave past and racial present.2 Indeed, the persistence with which contemporary Afro – Latin American experiences — despite attempts to grapple with the social...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
...- mers and kill the owner of the instrument. Seeking restitution for their wounded and murdered criollo slaves, slaveholders filed a criminal suit against the brans. The African origins of the accused were not significant to the slaveholders who took legal action to recover the value of...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
... : Palgrave Macmillan . Bennett Herman L. 2000 . “The Subject in the Plot: National Boundaries and the ‘History’ of the Black Atlantic.” African Studies Review 43 , no. 4 : 101 – 24 . Brown Vincent . 2013 . Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic Narrative...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Press . Brown Vincent . 2012 . Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic Narrative . revolt.axismaps.com . Bruyneel Kevin . 2007 . The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of U.S.-Indigenous Relations . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the routes of European colonial incursion into Africa and Asia to satisfy the endless demand for New World labor. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 slavery indenture coolie storytelling archive References Alpers Edward A. 2007 . “The Other Middle Passage: The African Slave...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Aspiration.” In Information Is Alive: Art and Theory on Archiving and Retrieving Data , edited by Brouwer Joke Mulder Arjen , 14 – 25 . Rotterdam : V2/NAi . Aptheker Herbert . 1945 . American Negro Slave Revolts . New York : International Publishers . Araujo Ana Lucia...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
... recovery cartography References Brown Vincent . 2013 . Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic Narrative . revolt.axismaps.com . Burdick Anne Drucker Johanna Lunenfeld Peter Presner Todd Schnapp Jeffrey . 2012 . Digital_Humanities . Cambridge, MA...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... space, power, and social life.” By experimenting with new forms of aesthetic expression, it may become possible to map the world of Jamaican slaves, Ojibwa villagers, or other colonized people in the early modern era. Perhaps a historical cartography will...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... situated in the context of his Jamaica voyage, undertaken at a time when British colonization and capital investment were intensifying dramatically in the Caribbean islands through promotion of the Atlantic slave trade and a plantation-­based sugar economy built on West African labor. Naturalists...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... court case State of Missouri v. Celia, a Slave, in which the defendant was sentenced to death by hanging on the charge of murder for responding with deadly force to the sexual assault and attempted rape by a white male slaveholder. Having engaged Hartman, Mbembe must write the following...