Fugitive Science

Author: Britt Rusert
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479805726
Size: 21.19 MB
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Exposes the influential work of a group of black artists to confront and refute scientific racism.

Unsettled States

Author: Dana Luciano
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479857726
Size: 67.78 MB
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The volume considers these recent challenges to be aftershocks of earlier revolutions in content and method, and it seeks ways of inhabiting and amplifying the ongoing unsettledness of the field.

The Brink Of Freedom

Author: David Kazanjian
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822374102
Size: 54.16 MB
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In The Brink of Freedom David Kazanjian revises nineteenth-century conceptions of freedom by examining the ways black settler colonists in Liberia and Mayan rebels in Yucatán imagined how to live freely.

The Experiential Caribbean

Author: Pablo F. Gómez
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469630885
Size: 22.89 MB
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Opening a window on a dynamic realm far beyond imperial courts, anatomical theaters, and learned societies, Pablo F. Gomez examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative, experientially based knowledge about the ...

Black Prometheus

Author: Jared Hickman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190272597
Size: 58.78 MB
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The answer Black Prometheus gives is that certain features of the myth--its geographical associations, iconography of bodily suffering, and function as a limit case in a long tradition of absolutist political theology--made it ripe for ...

Secret Cures Of Slaves

Author: Londa Schiebinger
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503602982
Size: 10.15 MB
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In this book, Londa Schiebinger examines medicine and human experimentation in the Atlantic World, exploring the circulation of people, disease, plants, and knowledge between Europe, Africa, and the Americas.

Fugitive Testimony

Author: Janet Neary
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780823272907
Size: 52.48 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 ...

Passive Constitutions Or 7 1 2 Times Bartleby

Author: Branka Arsić
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804753937
Size: 22.53 MB
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Through analysis of Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener," this book analyzes major questions in Melville's literature as well as philosophical, theological, political, juridical, psychiatric, and literary discourses of his age and the ...

The Interpretation Of Cultures Text Only

Author: Clifford Geertz
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008219478
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'One of the most articulate cultural anthropologists of this generation. Geertz has consistently attempted to clarify the meaning of 'culture' and to relate that concept to the actual behavior of individuals and groups.