Fugitive Science

Author: Britt Rusert
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479885681
Size: 72.87 MB
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"Fugitive Science excavates this story, uncovering the dynamic scientific engagements and experiments of African American writers, performers, and other cultural producers who mobilized natural science and produced alternative knowledges in ...

Blackpentecostal Breath

Author: Ashon T. Crawley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823274543
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Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility investigates the relationship of aesthetic productions to modes of collective, social intellectual practice.

Fugitive Testimony

Author: Janet Neary
ISBN: 9780823272907
Size: 62.28 MB
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The book takes as its starting point the evocation of the slave narrative in works by a number of current-day visual artists, including Glenn Ligon, Kara Walker, and Ellen Driscoll, and uses the representational strategies of these artists ...

The Economization Of Life

Author: Michelle Murphy
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373211
Size: 34.91 MB
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The book challenges readers to reject the economy as our collective container and to refuse population as a term of reproductive justice.

Crumpled Paper Boat

Author: Anand Pandian
ISBN: 9780822363408
Size: 11.93 MB
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These original essays from notable writers in the field blur the boundaries between ethnography and genres such as poetry, fiction, memoir, and cinema.

Secret Cures Of Slaves

Author: Londa L. Schiebinger
ISBN: 9781503600171
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This book explores the history of drug development and testing in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World, looking especially at whether slaves were exploited in human medical experiments at the time.

The Interpretation Of Cultures

Author: Clifford Geertz
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786725001
Size: 56.75 MB
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This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

Slaves Peasants And Rebels

Author: Stuart B. Schwartz
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252065491
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'Graduate students will find it indispensable, as will historians of slavery in other countries who wish to deepen their knowledge of Brazil.' -George Reid Andrews, American Historical Review

Culture And Imperialism

Author: Edward W Said
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448161908
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From Jane Austen to Salman Rushdie, from Yeats to media coverage of the Gulf War, Culture and Imperialism is a broad, fierce and wonderfully readable account of the roots of imperialism in European culture.