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Oscar de la Torre – The People of the River
4 – In sum, according to a number of scholars, the 1988 constitutional clause underlies the present-day process of black peasants’ identity-building [...]
Gabriela Soto Laveaga – Jungle Laboratories
INTRODUCTION Highlight (yellow) – Page 19 · Location 183 This book is about a forgotten chapter in Mexican history : the search for wild yams called [...]
Cynthia Radding – Wandering Peoples
Preface Highlight (yellow) – Page xv · Location 623 Wandering Peoples recounts the persistence of indigenous peasant nations in Sonora during the [...]
Gregory Cushman – Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World
1 Introduction Highlight (yellow) – Location 281 His subordinates owed him labor and allegiance as kin . In reciprocity , it was his sacred duty to [...]
Alfred Crosby – The Columbian Exchange
Xiii – Nothing can be understood apart from its context, and man is no exception. He is a living entity, dependent on a number of other living [...]
Patrik Svensson – Between Humanities and the Digital
1 – The volume describes the breadth and depth of how the humanities engage with the digital and information technology, including [...]
Eric T. Meyer – Knowledge Machines
1 – This book is about how the Internet has transformed knowledge. More specifically, it is about how digital tools and data, used collaboratively [...]
Susan Schreibman – A New Companion to Digital Humanities
PREFACE Xvii – It remains debatable whether digital humanities should be regarded as a “discipline in its own right,” rather than a set of related [...]
Samuel Truett – Fugitive Landscapes
What is most surprising is not how hard it was to predict this world in 1891 , but how hard it is to remember it today . This is partly due to the power of [...]
Franco Moretti – Graphs, Maps, Trees
2 – The distant reason for these choices lies in my Marxist formation, which was profoundly influenced by Galvano DellaVolpe, and entailed therefore [...]
Allen F. Isaacman – Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development
4 – The newly installed Frelimo government—after years of claiming that Cahora Bassa, by providing cheap energy to apartheid South Africa, would [...]
Thomas Bartscherer – Switching Codes
INTRODUCTION 2 – It is precisely this kind of dialogue— the exchange between Powers and the other contributors— that Switching Codes aims to [...]
Julie Thompson Klein – Interdisciplining Digital Humanities
Foreword Cathy N. Davidson Vii – Interdisciplining Digital Humanities: Boundary Work in an Emerging Field challenges the reader to not only visit the [...]
John Soluri – Banana Cultures
3 – The banana’s late-nineteenth-century transition from an exotic novelty to a commodity of mass consumption in the United States produced much more [...]
Arthur & Bode – Advancing Digital Humanities
INTRO – Collecting Ourselves – Katherine Bode and Paul Longley Arthur 1- Digital humanities has become an influential and widely adopted term [...]
Domenico Fiormonte – The Digital Humanist
Preface Digital Humanities at a political turn? Geoffrey Rockwell X – The new version of this book is current, accessible, and argues that humanists [...]
Matthew K. Gold – Debates in the digital humanities. 2019
INTRO – A DH That Matters – Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein Ix – What is the role of the digital humanities in the charged [...]
Thomas Rogers – The Deepest Wounds
1 –  Freyre indicts the brutal, race-based system of bondage and the concentration of land ownership in the hands of a powerful and avaricious few as [...]
Constance Crompton – Doing Digital Humanities
1 – The Digital Humanities Summer Institute has grown concurrently with the dynamic field of digital humanities. Best defined as the intersection of [...]
Anne Burdick – Digital_Humanities
Vii – The present volume puts itself forward in support of a Digital Humanities that asks what it means to be a human being in the networked [...]
Nicholas A. Robins – Mercury, Mining, and Empire
4 – Just as the explosion of silver production would have far-reaching consequences on the global economy, it also had a profound and enduring effect [...]
Gabrielle Hecht – Being Nuclear
In Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade, Gabrielle Hecht explores the economic, political, and technoscientific components of uranium [...]
Traci Brynne Voyles – Wastelanding
Traci Brynne Voyles Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country is a ghastly tale of zombies, marxistly vampiric corporations, the Naayéé’ [...]
Timothy Mitchell – Rule of Experts
Timothy Mitchell’s Rule of Experts examines the technopolitics of modernity in Egypt from roughly 1892 when the British invaded to the late 20th century. [...]
On Barak – Powering Empire
On Barak’s Powering Empire: How Coal Made the Middle East and Sparked Global Carbonization seeks to “decolonize our world” by demystifying “energy”. He [...]
Michitake Aso – Rubber and the Making of Vietnam
Michitake Aso’s Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975 traces the development of Vietnamese rubber plantations from French [...]
Michael K. Bess – Routes of Compromise
Michael K. Bess’s Routes of Compromise: Building Roads and Shaping the Nation in Mexico, 1917-1952 is a comparative history of Nuevo León’s and Veracruz’s [...]
Marisa Duarte – Network Sovereignty
Marisa Duarte’s Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet Across Indian Country is something of a hybrid between a historically-contextualized sociology [...]
Helen Tilley – Africa as Living Laboratory
Helen Tilley’s Africa as Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950 asks three questions: first, “how did [...]
Eden Medina – Beyond Imported Magic
Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, Christina Holmes, Marcos Cueto and their contributors to their edited volume Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, [...]
David Edgerton – The Shock of the Old
In Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History since 1900 David Edgerton puts forward a new paradigm for the historical study of technology: a [...]
Sonia Robles – Mexican Waves
Sonia Robles’s Mexican Waves is the story of the development of the regional radio industry in northern Mexico from the 1930s to the 1950s. It seeks to [...]
Suzanne Moon – Technology and Ethical Idealism
Suzanne Moon’s Technology and Ethical Idealism: A History of Development in the Netherlands East Indies examines Dutch development efforts in the Indies [...]
William Storey – Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa
William Storey’s Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa explores, well, just that. I can’t summarize it any more succinctly than its own title [...]
Nick Calluther – The Hungry World
Nick Calluther’s The Hungry World details 70 years of food, agriculture, and ancillary development projects in Mexico, Africa, and, most prominently, Asia. [...]
David Biggs – Quagmire
David Biggs’s Quagmire is a politico-environmental history of nation-building in the Mekong delta of southern Vietnam from the precolonial Nguyen [...]
Shaylih Muehlmann – Where the River Ends
4 – Combining analytic techniques from linguistic and political anthropology, I examine how local people use symbolic and material tools, including [...]
Fabiana Li – Unearthing Conflict
3 – Why was it that, in this so-­called mining country, extractive activity ended up at the center of controversy and local resistance? How did water [...]
Thomas Miller Klubock – La Frontera – Notes
2-3 – This book brings together the social and environmental histories of the southern frontier territory to examine the origins of Chile’s recent [...]
Liza Grandia – Enclosed
FOREWARD X –  One of the harder things to include in a historical examination of contemporary conflicts is the tension between divergent renderings [...]
Seth Garfield – In Search of the Amazon
INTRO 1 – Yet the Amazon enthralls us through more than its physical wonders. Its power is a social product, forged by people and institutions that [...]
Molly Doane – Stealing Shining Rivers
Preface – Why the Environment Is Political Vii – The exhibit condenses landscapes and idealizes their elements by, for example, including live [...]
Matthew Vitz – A City on a Lake
INTRODUCTION Mexico City is, indeed, a city facing extraordinary social and environmental predicaments. This book helps explain the origins and evolution [...]
Emily Wakild – Revolutionary Parks
1 – Rarely have tropical or postcolonial countries had the ability or the ambition to protect nature on a national scale. Why did Mexico? This book [...]
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