• Radical Histories of Sanctuary

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    This issue examines histories of opposition connected through the concept of sanctuary, including migrant struggles against militarized borders, indigenous practices of radical hospitality, GLBTQ spaces of refuge, policing-reform efforts, and practices of civil disobedience.

     Sanctuary’s Radical Networks
    The editors introduce the issue by ex […]

  • Cover of issue 134, Politics of Boycotts

    The Politics of Boycotts

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    This issue of Radical History Review investigates the connected histories of anti-racist and anti-imperialist boycotts. From the original Captain Boycott to the struggles for justice in Israel/Palestine, boycotts have challenged global empire through a popular politics of refusal.

    Introduction
    In their editors’ introduction, Natalie Rothman […]

  • RHR 133 cover, Militarism and Capitalism, January 2019

    Militarism and Capitalism: The Work and Wages of Violence

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    This issue explores the ways, means, and co-constitution of military infrastructures, labor, strategies of violence, and capital’s emergence and ever-expanding need for growth.

    Violent Entanglements: Militarism and Capitalism
    The editors introduce the issue by examining the grassroots struggles against U.S. military expansion in Pye […]

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    Photography and Work

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    This issue of Radical History Review examines the conceptual and historical connections between capitalism and photography, exploring the potential of photography to enable radical approaches to historicizing the lives of working peoples.

    Class
    Focusing on work made by British photographer Chris Killip and American photographer Latoya Ruby […]

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    The Global South: History, Politics, Maps

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    This issue of Radical History Review explores the Global South and its meanings for reframing transnational histories between Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as its potential for new forms of radical praxis beyond the Euro-American political order.

    Features
    Michelle Moyd resituates the First World War as a key event […]

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    Premodern Radicalisms / Radical Premodernisms

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    This issue of Radical History Review investigates, interrogates, and reimagines the intersection between modern and premodern history in order to seek a rapprochement between our often presentist political and cultural agendas and the history of the premodern past.

    Intervention
    Eleftheria Pappa problematizes recent archaeological practices […]

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    Unpacking Tourism

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    This issue of Radical History Review explores tourism as a critical way of producing knowledge about the “other” and interrogates underlying systems of power that shape that knowledge production.

    Subaltern Sightseeing
    Julio Capó Jr. and Katrina Phillips address the ways subaltern groups have engaged with tourism as both the sightseers and the […]

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    Puerto Rico: A US Colony in a Postcolonial World?

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    This issue of Radical History Review is based on the premise that Puerto Rican history is critically important to U.S., Latin American, and world history, and is at its core a multifaceted story of colonialist oppression and people’s resistance.

    (Re)Views: Five-Book Overviews of Puerto Rican History
    Two leading historians comment on five b […]

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    Political Histories of Technoscience

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    This special issue of Radical History Review offers case studies of technoscience engaged both with the interdisciplinary tools of science and technology studies (STS) as well as the enduring legacies of radical political critique.

    Technoscience, Modernity, and the State

    Jonathan Hill, Jr. examines the creation of the largest electrical grid […]

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    Reconsidering Gender, Violence, and the State

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    Reconsidering Gender, Violence and the State Reassessing conflicting narratives of victimization, subjection, retaliation and self-defense, this issue of Radical History Review reconsiders the inter-relationships among gender, violence and the state.

    Features Jen Manion analyzes incidents of violence against female prisoners in penitentiaries i […]

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