Fugitive Science

Author: Britt Rusert
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479805726
Size: 33.94 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
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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.

Crumpled Paper Boat

Author: Anand Pandian
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373262
Size: 16.54 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.

Fugitive Testimony

Author: Janet Neary
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823272893
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Fugitive Testimony examines African American slave narratives in light of contemporary artists' use of the genre within their visual art at the end of the twentieth century.

Jennie Carter

Author: Jennie Carter
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781604733136
Size: 63.86 MB
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Recovering Carter\'s work from obscurity, this volume re-presents one of the most exciting bodies of extant work by an African American journalist before the twentieth century.

The Experiential Caribbean

Author: Pablo F. Gómez
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469630885
Size: 15.77 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 ...

People S Science

Author: Ruha Benjamin
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804786739
Size: 10.66 MB
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With this book, Ruha Benjamin moves the terms of debate to focus on the shifting relationship between science and society, on the people who benefit—or don't—from regenerative medicine and what this says about our democratic commitments ...

The Brink Of Freedom

Author: David Kazanjian
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822374102
Size: 19.57 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.

Colonial Botany

Author: Londa Schiebinger
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812293479
Size: 37.99 MB
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This volume breaks new ground by treating the development of the science of botany in its colonial context and situating the early modern exploration of the plant world at the volatile nexus of science, commerce, and state politics.