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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 465–490.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Saidiya Hartman This speculative history of the wayward is an effort to narrate the open rebellion and beautiful experiment produced by young black women in the emergent ghetto, a form of racial enclosure that succeeded the plantation. The narrative utilizes the reports and case files...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2023) 122 (3): 421–430.
Published: 01 July 2023
... ). These are grammars of intra-Black, transnational, multiethnic, and intra-field conflict and difference, stories that have histories with the field as well from activism, labor, and social life, that might leave whiteness decentered, not the metaphorical referent. Feminism might speculate on difference, differently...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 339–354.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Dara E. Goldman Recent events have led critics to speculate about whether “everything changed” in the wake of 9/11. Drawing on the work of Giorgio Agamben, this essay examines current rhetoric and practices in both the United States and Cuba. The U.S.-Cuban relationship, especially as manifested...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (2): 331–363.
Published: 01 April 2009
... metaphysics. Claiming to think the problem through to its logical conclusion, the sociology of knowledge went so far as to reconcile the concept of ideology with precisely the speculative thought that historical materialism was originally conceived to displace. In effect, Mannheim's notion of history...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 July 2017
... presumes to read the gender history of a person they take to be trans. This scene, when unraveled, can help show how social recognition and state violence are coimplicated, at least insofar as these conditions are visited upon trans people of color. Unfortunately, in the debates associated with antitrans...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1994) 93 (1): 33–58.
Published: 01 January 1994
... meditations on the South African pastoral the one scene which must, above all, remain hidden if the Afrikaner s dream topography is to be sustained (sustained, that is, in its mythical virtue). This scene appears in Magda s speculative history or speculative geography : Hendrik s [the servant s] forebears...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (1): 109–130.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to steal African life by fixing time and thus history. Western or colonial modernity s notion of history then forms an enclosure or limited world. In this essay, I explore how fixed notions of history foreclose potential fictional worlds, whereas speculative modes of storytelling informed by Afro-futurism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 251–282.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Steve . 2005 . Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life . New York : HarperCollins . Friedman Milton . 1956 . “ The Quantity Theory of Money—a Restatement .” In Studies in the Quantity Theory of Money , edited by Friedman Milton , 3 – 21 . Chicago...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2005) 104 (4): 751–767.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Bruno Bosteels 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Bruno Bosteels The Speculative Left Communism is for us not a state of affairs whichisto be established, an ideal to which reality [will] have to adjust itself. We...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1906) 5 (2): 161–175.
Published: 01 April 1906
.... The relation between political and ethical theories has been even more intimate than that which has existed between politiical philosophy and metaphysics. So intimate, indeed, has the association been that Janet, who has given us, perhaps, our best history of political speculations, has found it prac­ ticable...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (2): 289–316.
Published: 01 April 2012
... speculatively on bets that, on account of their enormous sequestered wealth, have little marginal value for them. As history and anthropology have demonstrated, for most of the history of humankind and across the entire wealth of cultures, this design of behavior was unimaginable...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1956) 55 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 April 1956
... as the handmaidens of business profit, might well have given the robber barons some elemental lessons in ruthless intrigue, daring, and political acumen. Perhaps the great speculator should not be judged by modern standards, which would have packed him off to the nearest penitentiary, but the truth seems...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1937) 36 (1): 96–107.
Published: 01 January 1937
... within. In isolating themselves from the specializing branches of knowledge, by giving the impression that philosophical thinking transcends the painstaking methods of experi­ ment, of history, and of socio-economic research, the descendants of Plato have contributed materially to the degeneration...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1915) 14 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 July 1915
... speculation hints foreign to Berkeley s own habits of mind and prophetic, if at all, for the history of later Western specu­ lation rather than for the development of popular ideas. In this sense, it is true that Siris represents, as Balfour says, an anticipation of systems which have not even yet received...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (3): 639–657.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Patrick Crogan 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Patrick Crogan Blade Runners: Speculations on Narrative and Interactivity The release of Westwood Studio’s Blade Runner computer game offers a unique opportu- nity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 355–375.
Published: 01 April 2015
... real economy, or contestable notion of real value (Hardt 2012: 362; Konings, this issue). It is no coincidence that, histori- cally, speculative critiques were intimately tied to conservative agendas anchored in the fundamentals of land, labor, or nation (Ott 2011). A pro- found nostalgia...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1938) 37 (4): 384–396.
Published: 01 October 1938
... critical bearing. At first glance the novel appears all but formless, so irresponsibly does it wander from episode to episode, so indiscriminately do its pages throng with pioneers, poor whites, speculators, wealthy merchants, contractors, politicians, and ambitious love-struck youngsters from down East...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1905) 4 (3): 256–272.
Published: 01 July 1905
...Walter L. Fleming Copyright © 1905 by Duke University Press 1905 Blockade Running and Trade Through the Lines Into Alabama, 1861 -1865' Walter L. Fleming, Professor of History in West Virginia University When commercial intercourse is thus refused its usual direct roads, it seeks a new path...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 95–111.
Published: 01 January 2020
... this is the possession of land. In thinking about the end of capitalism it is thus useful to return to the question of its origin as the second agricultural revolution in human history. If capitalism finds its roots in an agrarian transition, we might also locate its supersession at this level—in a third agricultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (3): 481–482.
Published: 01 July 1959
... the point for those familiar with the documents cited. If many of the quotations, mere speculations of the contemporary writers or tentative thoughts before advice and reflection, had been omitted, the circumstances finally leading to decisions would have been easier to identify. The book has two other...