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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of racial capitalism. This article pushes beyond the bounded analytic zone of the Atlantic to further complicate the “primary narrative” of the Middle Passage. Rather than opposed concepts, slavery and freedom existed on a continuum within an Atlantic economy that reached eastward along the routes...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 67–90.
Published: 01 December 2007
... for a reappraisal of the hegemonic depic- gender norms tion of slavery and freedom.8 (By asking in what manner did people of African descent in the “mature” and late colonial period configure the self and sexuality. and by implication their histories, the larger project of which...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
...—specifically to postracialism and the discourses of reproductive “freedom” and “choice” on which neoliberalism relies. Building on Butler’s insights about reproductive slavery’s afterlife (especially in and through the practice of gestational surrogacy), the article advances a method of “proleptic reading...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 85–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Lisa Lowe This article explores under what conditions, with what methods, and in relation to what materials the question of recovery with respect to slavery and freedom can be posed. Accounts of Black Atlantic and African American slavery are central to understanding enslavement and the terrains...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 19–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... work that has reflected on the melancholic attachments of black studies, as well as a growing interest in Afro-pessimism and the long afterlives of slavery, the spirit and force of these contributions have yet to shape our approach to the archive of black freedom, which is often nothing more than...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... slavery. The particular ways in which the Brazilian state and its British counterparts crafted these archives shed light on the narratives of freedom that they produced and caution us against replicating them in our own desire for satisfying stories of, for example, the Age of Emancipation and the triumph...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (4 (137)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2018
... for reparations from slavery roots itself in a long African American freedom struggle stretching into the twenty-first century. Nelson uses redress to articulate African Americans’ desire for more than adherence to historical memory or monetary compensation for violence impossible to imagine and even more...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 1–18.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of Virginia Press . Fischer Sibylle . 2004 . Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Franklin John Hope . 1947 . From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans . New York : Knopf . Franklin...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of Freedom: Reconstructing Black Women's Political History, 1865–1880.” In African American Women and the Vote, 1837–1965 , edited by Gordon Ann D. , 66 – 99 . Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press . Brown Vincent . 2009 . “Social Death and Political Life in the Study of Slavery...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 59–60.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Roundtable Archives and Methods in the Study of Slavery and Freedom Editors’ Introduction The following roundtable puts into conversation Thulani Davis, Martha Hodes, and David Kazanjian, three scholars of the nineteenth-century...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 153–161.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the imperative and impossibility of archival recovery has marked the work of scholars of slavery and freedom across the disciplines for many years, and thus, as the collected articles beautifully illustrate, we are indeed the beneficiaries of generational engagements with the chal- lenge of recovery...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 35–57.
Published: 01 December 2015
... organization and to maintenance of colonial rule. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Tailors' Conspiracy Bahia Brazil torture slavery and freedom References Agamben Giorgio . 2011 . The Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 29–65.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the transition period between slavery and freedom in the British plantation colonies (1833–38). But the terrorization and expropriation of black communities persisted not despite of emancipation but because of it. The British abolition of slavery represents an important moment in the consolidation of liberal...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 131–133.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., the Mid- dle Ground, the black Atlantic, and the Atlantic and Pacific worlds—that 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...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 17 Biocommunicability: The Neoliberal Subject and Its Contradictions in News Coverage of Health Issues Charles L. Briggs and Daniel C. Hallin 43 Writing into a Void: Representing Slavery and Freedom in the Narrative of Colonial Spanish America  Herman L. Bennett 67 Urban...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): 31–56.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of the racial domination of blacks in “the tragic continuities between slavery and freedom.” Uncritical, and ultimately romantic, ethnographic claims, like those Mbembe draws upon, about the slave’s capacity and capability for “stylization” are theoretically untenable since the publication of Scenes...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
... into black settler colonization of Liberia to make this case. 2016 Liberia black Atlantic freedom slavery References Clegg Claude A. III . 2004 . The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Derrida...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... question of work, the inevitable economic quandary that faces a people in the transition from slavery to freedom, and especially those who make that change amid hate and prejudice, lawlessness and ruthless competition.”6 Within this moment—defined...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
... tethering of reproduction to the making of human commodities in the service of the marketplace. 8 Laying the groundwork for Proctor’s argument, she documents the ways in which both slavery and freedom in its aftermath were underwritten by black women’s domestic labor, as their physical and affective...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 19–36.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in Slavery and Freedom Project at the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. 1. Archivo Departamental de La Libertad (ADL), Cabildo (Ca Criminales (Cr Legajo (Leg.) 80, Expediente (Exp.) 1400, “Expediente seguido por...