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Social Text (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 (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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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 More
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (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 (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and 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...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 69–91.
Published: 01 June 2021
... considers the continuities and divergences between the principles those models demonstrate, the lessons on value and economic determination that precede them, and Delany's subsequent presentation of surplus populations, intricated “free” and slave labor, and the modes of racialized differentiation...
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Social Text (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 (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 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.” It suggests...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 97–119.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Max Hantel; Kyla Schuller; Jules Gill-Peterson This article critically examines the role of neurobiology in the work of Sylvia Wynter through her own “pieza framework.” Wynter argues that the pieza , the figure of exchange invented at the beginning of the slave trade, haunts contemporary political...
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Social Text (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 (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 (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... calculated to elicit the sympathetic response of American readers, Wong’s “Story of Chun Young Hing’s Sufferings as a Slave in Cuba” (1874) is his first known English-language publication.5 Like Stowe before him, Wong adapts an African American literary form...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 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...
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Social Text (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 (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... 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 under the terms...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 like Sloane were...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 142–147.
Published: 01 December 2015
... related to what is known as Tacky’s Revolt in Jamaica.1 On the site, this snippet of text appears to the left of a map that tracks the movements of insurgent slaves, Maroons, British military groups, and planter militias during 1760. The map portrays...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... coin— one must have been himself in some sense a slave . —Frederick Douglass, Notebooks (1881) (italics added) In this essay I offer provisional thoughts about the links between human bondage and capitalist abstraction and the subsequent constitution of racial differentiation within capitalism...