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    Historicizing the Politics and Pleasure of Sport

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    This issue of Radical History Review explores the contradictory history of sports as a global cultural phenomenon that has provided opportunities for pleasure, freedom, solidarity, and resistance, as well as the reproduction of class privilege, patriarchy, racism, and inequality.

    Features Sean Dinces shows that behind the neoliberal rhetoric of […]

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    The Other 9/11: Chile, 1973—Memory, Resistance, and Democratization

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    This issue of Radical History Review reflects on the legacies of Cold War violence and state terror in Latin America instantiated by the US-backed military coup against Chilean president Salvador Allende Gossens and his socialist Popular Unity government on September 11, 1973. Long before “9/11” became a catchphrase for terrorist attacks on the […]

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    Sexing Empire

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    This issue of Radical History Review contemplates empire as a global process involving sexualized subjects and objects. Contributions from several disciplines reconsider the history of sex and (or in) empire, critically engaging scholars’ recounting of those pasts in recent decades. On balance, the issue highlights fluidity and continuity in the r […]

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    Queering Archives: Intimate Tracings

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    Queering Archives: Intimate Tracings

    This collection highlights how archives form as we intimately trace the contours of bodies and longings, including our own, in the past and present. Contributors unfold the queer archive as an evasive and dynamic time and space animated by the tensions of desire, knowledge production, absence, presence, […]

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    Sound Politics: Critically Listening to the Past

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    This issue of Radical History Review explores sound as a critical register of social and political life. The feature essays illustrate the long history of contested soundscapes and offer methodological insights into how we can begin to hear and incorporate them into historical analysis.

    Hearing the History of Political Protest Michael Sizer […]

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    Queering Archives: Historical Unravelings

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    This issue of Radical History Review explores how activists, archivists, and scholars— in engaging grassroots and institutional LGBT archiving efforts and questions of digitization, systems of classification, migration and paperwork, criminal records, postcolonialism, performance, photography, museums, and historical methods—have radically ope […]

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    The Global Antiapartheid Movement, 1946–1994

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    On the twentieth anniversary of South Africa’s first free elections, this issue of Radical History Review revisits the struggle against apartheid from a transnational perspective.

    Reflections  John Saul offers his retrospective view of the South African liberation struggle, concluding that it is not over yet. Alex Lichtenstein interviews Si […]

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    The Fictions of Finance

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    This issue of Radical History Review takes stock of finance capital and its operations, both material and symbolic, and surveys recent developments in the historiography of capitalism.

    Features
    Courtney Fullilove reads the penny press to reveal how popular critiques of commodity speculation ignited the New York City flour riot of 1837. Alyosha […]

News
Check out the latest issue of Radical History Review: Historicizing the Politics and Pleasure of Sport. See the table of contents and links to full text.

See our latest call for proposals for a special issue on "The Global South: Histories, Politics, Maps." Abstract submissions are due September 15, 2016.

Congratulations to Martin Manalansan, who was just awarded the MLA's Compton-Noll Prize for his article "The 'Stuff' of Archives: Mess, Migration, and Queer Lives," in the special issue "Queering Archives: Historical Unravellings" of the RHR (#120), edited by Daniel Marshall, Kevin P. Murphy, and Zeb Tortorici.

About Radical History Review
For more than thirty years Radical History Review has stood at the point where rigorous historical scholarship and active political engagement converge. Thematic issues are edited by a collective of scholars and published three times a year by Duke University Press.

The journal gratefully acknowledges the continuing support of New York University and Tamiment Library, as well as the generosity of the University of Notre Dame.

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Calls for Proposals
Please note that our journal is entirely thematic. We only accept submissions that pertain to particular themes that correspond with our current Calls for Proposals. Click here to view a list of those CFPs.

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