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Race And The Education Of Desire
Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality has been one of the most influential books of the last two decades. It has had an enormous impact on cultural studies and work across many disciplines onExpand
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Colonial archives and the arts of governance
Anthropologists engaged in post-colonial studies are increasingly adopting an historical perspective and using archives. Yet their archival activity tends to remain more an extractive than anExpand
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making empire respectable: the politics of race and sexual morality in 20th‐century colonial cultures
With sustained challenges to European rule in African and Asian colonies in the early 20th century, sexual prescriptions by class, race and gender became increasingly central to the politics of ruleExpand
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Duress: Imperial Durabilities in Our Times
How do colonial histories matter to the urgencies and conditions of our current world? How have those histories so often been rendered as leftovers, as "legacies" of a dead past rather than as activeExpand
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Imperial Debris: Reflections on Ruins and Ruination
In this article, I look at “imperial formations” rather than at empire per se to register the ongoing quality of processes of decimation, displacement, and reclamation. Imperial formations areExpand
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Rethinking Colonial Categories: European Communities and the Boundaries of Rule
In 1945, Bronislaw Malinowski urged anthropology to abandon what he called its “one-column entries” on African societies and to study instead the “no-man's land of change,” to attend to theExpand
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Capitalism and Confrontation in Sumatra's Plantation Belt, 1870-1979
Over the last century, North Sumatra has been the site of one of the most intensive and successful pursuits of foreign agricultural enterprise of any developing country. Colonial expansion byExpand
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Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World
Starting with the premise that Europe was made by its imperial projects as much as colonial encounters were shaped by events and conflicts in Europe, the contributors to Tensions of EmpireExpand
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Tense and tender ties: the politics of comparison in North American history and (post) colonial studies.
  • A. Stoler
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of American history
  • 1 December 2001
This essay takes as its subject two distinctive historiographies, one in postcolonial studies and the other in North American history, that both address how intimate domains-sex, sentiment, domesticExpand
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