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Visualizing Vigilance in the Generalized Representation of the Nomad

Reflections on the Banjara Community in Rajasthan, India

Urmi Bhattacharyya

evidence on the part of the dispossessed. In the context of the Banjara, vigilance and its consequences of domination through regimes of coloniality, development, and security thus remain central in the perpetual nomadization of these communities in social

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Anthropology at the dawn of apartheid

Radcliffe-Brown and Malinowski’s South African engagements, 1919–1934

Isak Niehaus

the colonies (1930a: 4). But Britain should also defend the long-term interests of natives, on whose labor colonial developments depend. Malinowski deplored the fact that natives currently work under conditions resembling slavery. The imposition of

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Waiting for Utopia

Young Tunisians, Salafism, and the Post-revolutionary Transition

Giovanni Cordova

Salafism in the Tunisian post-revolutionary scene has represented a new articulation of the historical contradictions facing Tunisia during its post-colonial development. If the Islamism of the 1970s reflected a fragmentation of the national project that

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The Representation of “Difficult Pasts” in Military Museums

The Portuguese Colonial War in the Portuguese Armed Forces Museums

André Caiado

2020 ). These processes can be explained to a great extent by the cult of imperial myths and ideologies, colonial development policies and white settlement in the African colonies, and the efforts to imperialize the nation-state that successive

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Ruin of Empire

The Uganda Railway and Memory Work in Kenya

Norman Aselmeyer

beneficial to colonial development, the “immiserationist” school conceives of them exclusively as tools of oppression. 9 Colonial railways have become, as Nitin Sinha has persuasively argued, a “whipping boy of reductionist arguments.” 10 Hardly ever

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To Fail at Scale!

Minimalism and Maximalism in Humanitarian Entrepreneurship

Jamie Cross and Alice Street

-reaching and more inclusive than any previous era's utopian vision for large-scale, national public infrastructures. After all, neither the laboratory systems nor the national electricity grids established by colonial and post-colonial development projects

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Book Reviews

Stephanie Sipei Lu, Aayushi Gupta, Linnea Wallen, Jesmael Mataga, Jason Gibson, Peter Brunt, Una Dubbelt-Leitch, Liam Holmes, Yimamu Dilinuer, and Jayne Warwick

personal and societal meanings of such a piece of fashion, McKergow explains how this bonnet is also representative of its culture, leading the reader into an exploration of colonial development. Noteworthy in this chapter are the actions and reactions of

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Pyropolitics and the Production of Territory

Michael M. Cary

that shaped environmental governance across Europe's empires. Fire Suppression, Post-colonial Development, and Internal Territorialization In the 1980s, scholars working in the emergent field of political ecology began to challenge depoliticized