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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 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 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... American Geopolitical Literacy and the 1841 Creole Revolt.” In The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas , edited by Johnson Walter , 203 – 33 . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Weller Toni . 2012 . History in the Digital Age . New York : Routledge...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... money accounts, contracts, ledgers, portfolios, and bank paper. 34 The incalculabilities of the slave trade and of plantation production—in which enslaved persons were said to be “pieces” of slave cargo lost or abandoned overboard during the middle passage, or else subjected to physical, sexual...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to suggest the tightly packed bodies of the famous Description of a Slave Ship, published by the London Committee of the Society for Effect- ing the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1789, without the need to literally repeat this design. In the same way that the Description transformed the...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a database containing almost thirty thousand Atlantic slave trade voyages. 16 Each record in the database represented a different slave ship. Each field in each record supplied information culled from the ship’s original manifest—name of the ship and captain, dates of the voyage, number of slaves...
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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 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Eltis David . 1987 . Economic Growth and the Ending of the Transatlantic Slave Trade . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Eudell Demetrius . 2002 . The Political Language of Emancipation in...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 151–157.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Louise Pratt This brief afterword uses the image of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to reflect on the north-south contact zones of the Americas, then goes on to examine how the five essays collected in this special issue of Social Text , which were presented at the...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
... certain subjectivities for FTZ workers.21 In 2000 this organi- zation produced a video titled Slaves of the Free Trade: Camp Sri Lanka. This was an extension of another video produced in 1994, Women of the Zone: Garment Workers of Sri Lanka, and it...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... California Press . “Coolie Slavery in Cuba.” 1874 . New Hampshire Patriot , August 26 . “The Coolie Slave Trade.” 1856 . Liberator , April 18 . “The Coolie Trade.” 1856 . Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review , May 1 . Cronon William . 2013 . “Presidential Address...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... The market opportunities encouraged by the increasing number of European slave traders attracted kin groups to resettle in Euro-African trading towns such as Cacheu. There, Brames would have been able to capitalize on the vibrant commerce that boomed in this principal port of Guinea...
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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 March 2009) 27 (1 (98)): 59–81.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Black visitors, primarily tourists, negotiate the encounter with Ghana’s various physical memorials to the transatlantic slave trade with their traumatic history of racialized marginalization in the United States. This begs the question: how would a focus on Ghanaian imaginings of slavery and...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... at the expense of any serious examination of slave life and culture — not to speak of black gender norms and sexuality. For a population whose ancestral origins reside in the slave trade and slavery’s actual and symbolic...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and, at the same time, responds specifically to urgent questions raised now by burgeoning social and political movements in the United States and the Caribbean. The transatlantic slave trade was, for over four hundred years, a touchstone for the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... identify the historical origins of Africans who were transported across the Atlantic in the slave trade. My own project IndianNation.org, currently in beta, invites more extensive participation. It contains a web page for each of the 237,000...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... capaciousness, as it tends toward a significant bracketing or relegation of contemporaneous modes of economic expansion, particularly slavery and the slave trade, whose links to the rise of industrial capitalism may be acknowledged as a component of the origin story but whose contribution to what we might call...
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 75–101.
Published: 01 June 2001
... oppression among Gold Coast Africans. Wright employed several thematic strategies to convey his stance of detached partisanship. First, he framed his narrative within a meditation on the memory of the slave trade and knowledge of the historical for...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 45–73.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the frag- mentation, racialized oppression, and systematic dispossession of the slave trade, then the Pan-African impulse stems from the necessity to confront or heal that legacy through racial organization itself...