Reinventing Race, Colonization, and Globalisms across Deep Time: Lessons from the Longue Durée

  title={Reinventing Race, Colonization, and Globalisms across Deep Time: Lessons from the Longue Dur{\'e}e},
  author={Geraldine Heng},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  pages={358 - 366}
  • Geraldine Heng
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • History
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
In July 1099, after three years of levantine military adventure during which new latin christian colonies were fashioned at edessa and Antioch, the transnational forces from Europe later known as the First Crusade finally captured their principal target: Jerusalem. Three eyewitness chronicles attest to the bloodbath that followed. Fulcher of Chartres, chaplain to one of the foremost Crusade leaders, estimated that “ten thousand were beheaded” at the Temple of Solomon alone (Chronicle 77). The… Expand
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