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Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk
In recent years, a dramatic increase in the study of infrastructure has occurred in the social sciences and humanities, following upon foundational work in the physical sciences, architecture, planning, information science, ...
The Case of John L. Brown: Slavery, Sex, South Carolina, and the Whispering Gallery of Transatlantic Abolitionism
Please see http://mcdaniel.blogs.rice.edu/?p=105 for an abstract.
Who Cares Who Made the Map? La Carta del Cantino and its anonymous maker
This paper explores the authorship of the anonymous La Carta del Cantino through an analysis of design signatures. Using high resolution digital copies of charts in ArcGIS, La Carta del Cantino is compared to contemporaneous ...
Drilling Down: Can Historians Operationalize Koselleck’s Stratigraphical Times?
(?The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
According to Reinhart Koselleck, in every moment a congeries of “temporal strata” are effectively co-present, but not necessarily coherent, hence the “simultaneity of the nonsimultaneous.” Contrast this with the notion of ...
Gender and Colonial Politics after the Versailles Treaty
Rasse und Kulter Frauenorganisationen in der deutschen Kolonialbewegung des Kaiserreichs
(Campus Verlag, 2003)
The Places of Colonialism in the Writing and Teaching of Modern German History
(Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1999)
Human Rights Activism in Occupied and Early West Germany: The Case of the German League for Human Rights
(The University of Chicago Press, 2008)
’When Men Are Weak‘: The Imperial Feminism of Frieda von Bülow
Frieda von Bülow was a colonialist woman author and activist who also engaged the bourgeois women's movement of pre-First World War Germany. She is of interest to scholars of German colonialism, racial thought, feminism, ...