Fugitive Science

Author: Britt Rusert
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479847666
Size: 13.12 MB
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"Fugitive Science excavates this story, uncovering the dynamic scientific engagements and experiments of African American writers, performers, and other cultural producers who mobilized natural science and produced alternative knowledges in ...

A Traffic Of Dead Bodies

Author: Michael Sappol
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691059259
Size: 37.49 MB
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"This is a wonderful book--original, ambitious, fascinating, detailed--offering an important new approach to the history of scientific medicine as based on anatomical knowledge and a richly textured argument about the centrality of the ...

Mary Ann Shadd Cary

Author: Jane Rhodes
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253213501
Size: 22.53 MB
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"... an extraordinary and richly contextualized biography that highlights the engagement and agency of a little-known African American activist who challenged the obstacles gender and race posed for her." —The Journal of American History ...

Jennie Carter

Author: Jennie Carter
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781604733136
Size: 42.18 MB
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Recovering Carter\'s work from obscurity, this volume re-presents one of the most exciting bodies of extant work by an African American journalist before the twentieth century.

Raising Her Voice

Author: Rodger Streitmatter
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813108308
Size: 50.72 MB
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Using his subject own words--from their journalistic work, oral histories, and interviews--along with public documents and personal papers, Streitmatter illuminates a group of remarkable women that history has too long ignored.

Hearing Things

Author: Leigh Eric Schmidt
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674003033
Size: 29.33 MB
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This book takes us into the ensuing debate about âeoehearing thingsâe âe"an intense, entertaining, even spectacular exchange over the auditory immediacy of popular Christian piety.The struggle was one of encyclopedic range, and Leigh ...

People S Science

Author: Ruha Benjamin
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804786739
Size: 77.59 MB
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With this book, Ruha Benjamin moves the terms of debate to focus on the shifting relationship between science and society, on the people who benefit—or don't—from regenerative medicine and what this says about our democratic commitments ...

Passive Constitutions Or 7 1 2 Times Bartleby

Author: Branka Arsić
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804753937
Size: 43.57 MB
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Through analysis of Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener," this book analyzes major questions in Melville's literature as well as philosophical, theological, political, juridical, psychiatric, and literary discourses of his age and the ...

The Captive Stage

Author: Douglas A. Jones
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472052268
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A revealing exploration of Northern proslavery sentiment during the period before the Civil War