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The New American Exceptionalism
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  • 31 October 2009
Passing and the Fictions of Identity
Passing refers to the process whereby a person of one race, gender, nationality, or sexual orientation adopts the guise of another. Historically, this has often involved black slaves passing as whiteExpand
National Identities, Postmodern Artifacts, and Postnational Narratives
In my introduction to the first volume on New Americanists,' I constructed an account of the phenomenon by way of an argument with Frederick Crews, who, in a critical review of New Americanists,Expand
Racism and Cultural Studies: Critiques of Multiculturalist Ideology and the Politics of Difference
In Racism and Cultural Studies E. San Juan Jr. offers a historical-materialist critique of practices in multiculturalism and cultural studies. Rejecting contemporary theories of inclusion asExpand
Cultures of United States imperialism
Cultures of United States Imperialism represents a major paradigm shift that will remap the field of American Studies. Pointing to a glaring blind spot in the basic premises of the study of AmericanExpand
The Global Homeland State: Bush's Biopolitical Settlement
The following remarks constitute an effort to interpret the Bush administration’s alteration of the regulatory fictions through which government policymakers exercise normative control over theExpand
Mariners, renegades, and castaways : the story of Herman Melville and the world we live in : the complete text
Political theorist and cultural critic, novelist and cricket enthusiast, C. L. R. James (1901 - 1989) was a brilliant polymath who has been described by Edward Said as "a centrally importantExpand
God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898–1902 by Susan K. Harris (review)
GOD'S ARBITERS: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902. By Susan K. Harris. New York: Oxford University Press. 2011.I am a great and sublime fool. But then I mil God s fool, and allHis work must beExpand