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The Spectacle of History: Speech, Text, and Memory at the Iran-Contra Hearings
How is history produced? How do individuals write—or rewrite—their parts while engaged in the production of history? Michael Lynch and David Bogen take the example of the Iran-contra hearings to
Taking Account of the Hostile Native: Plausible Deniability and the Production of Conventional History in the Iran-Contra Hearings
This paper examines the video record of a segment of Oliver North s testimony before joint Congressional committees investigating the Iran-Contra Affair during the summer of 1987 and analyzes the
Counting Things and People: The Practices and Politics of Counting
Many scientific and nonscientific activities involve practices of counting . Counting is, perhaps, the most elementary of numerical practices: an ability to count is presupposed in arithmetic and
PREACHING TO THE CONVERTED? PERSPECTIVES ON THE SCOTTISH REFORMATION
Preaching to the converted has become a habit for the bulk of the Melvillian clergy, settled in fairly comfortable circumstances in the better-paid benefices of Lothian and Fife and in the
James VI: Universal King?
In defense of dada-driven analysis
For a writing to be a writing it must continue to "act" and to be readable even when what is called the author of the writing no longer answers for what he has written, for what he seems to have
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