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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

. Baetens terms these motifs “etymons,” which he describes as “defining visual figurations through which a work can be read in its entirety.” 51 In the case of Octobre noir , one defining etymon is the railway bridge. Prior to the demonstration, in the

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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

, they were farmers, so when we moved here, my parents continued farming, growing rice and fruit trees; but now for the collective.” A few others migrated to work in state-organized forestry cooperatives or other state positions such as railway work

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

’, History and Anthropology 27 , no. 1 : 1 – 18 . 10.1080/02757206.2015.1114480 Kojanić , O. ( 2017 ), ‘ “You Can't Weed out Corruption”: Railway Workers’ Assessments of the State in Post-socialist Serbia ’, Glasnik Etnografskog instituta 65 , no

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

as 1907 for work on caravans and in railway construction. Laurent Sago (1983) notes that in the Buha area of western Tanganyika local chiefs were instrumental in persuading villagers to migrate. From the 1930s to the 1960s the Waha were among the

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

detention facilities, particularly along highways and railways in its southern states. More than this, drug cartels, often in coordination with corrupt police, began diversifying their activities to carry out systematic extortion and kidnapping operations

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Narva as Method

Urban Inventories and the Mutation of the Postsocialist City

Francisco Martínez

, we can list a highway bridge (named ‘Friendship’, under the castles), a railway bridge, and a pedestrian bridge (onto Kreenholm island). There is also an in-city bridge, used to cross over the transit lines. Borders are spaces of crossing, which

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

smaller. Xiaobei emerged as a settlement site for African and Arab traders because it is near the main Guangzhou Railway Station and also Guangzhou's most prominent mosque, as well as being the site of a remaining “urban village” and thus of relatively