Surviving Genocide

  title={Surviving Genocide},
  author={Jeffrey Ostler},
  • J. Ostler
  • Published 28 May 2019
  • Political Science

Enshrining Terror for the Nation: Affect and Nationalism at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum (9/11 MM) employs affective rhetoric to enshrine the trauma of September 11 in support of U.S. nationalism. Applying Brian Massumi's understanding of

The vermin of the street: the politics of violence and the nomos of automobility

ABSTRACT Since the appearance of automobiles on public roads, violence has been a constant, intrinsic property of automobility. Carl Schmitt’s concept of a nomos, constructed on the basis of

Intranasal oxytocin drives coordinated social approach

Oxytocin context-dependently regulates social affiliation and vocal communication, but its role in pair members’ decision to jointly respond to challenge is unclear and its effects on behavioral coordination are expanded.

The feminist political economy of Covid-19: Capitalism, women, and work

Using global data, this commentary shows that during the pandemic, women experienced relatively greater employment losses, were more likely to work in essential jobs, and experienced a greater reduction in income.

Los tobas de Bolivia: resiliencia y adaptación en el Chaco Boreal

We focus our study on the Tobas of Bolivia, describing a model of seasonal use of the environment employed by hunter-gatherers in the semiarid savannas of Northern Chaco where demographically small

The Frontiers of American Grand Strategy: Settlers, Elites, and the Standing Army in America's Indian Wars

Much work on U.S. grand strategy focuses on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. If the United States did have a grand strategy before that, IR scholars often pay little attention to it, and

Ishi and the California Indian Genocide as Developmental Mass Violence

Ishi represents a form of sentimental folk reductionism. But he can be a teaching tool for the California Indian Genocide, John Sutter also. His mill was where gold was discovered – setting off a


To mark the start of a new “In Practice” series in the Journal of American Studies, this issue includes a special roundtable based on papers presented at the inaugural Teaching American Studies

Pioneer Problems: “Wanton Murder,” Indian War Veterans, and Oregon's Violent History

  • Carpenter
  • History
    Oregon Historical Quarterly
  • 2020
Marc James Carpenter was awarded a 2018 Donald J. Sterling, Jr., Graduate Research Fellowship in Pacific Northwest History, which supported this work. MEETINGS OF THE INDIAN WAR VETERANS of the North

Do Accidental Wars Happen? Evidence from America's Indian Wars

The question of whether war can ever truly be accidental has been the subject of much academic debate. To provide my own answer to this question, I use an oft-ignored part of US history—the so-called