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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

, on the Pacific coast, the port city of Guayaq uil thrived on international trade, providing the world with cocoa and bananas, grown on large commercial plantations where a wage labor system was in the making. 2 A railway between the two cities was

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Tracey Reimann-Dawe

coincidence that Rohlfs’s narrative style here mirrors the movement of a train. As the greatest new manifestation of industrial technology, the railway with its linearity, dynamism, reliance on speed, and adherence to standardized, 27 measurable time

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Chia-ling Lai

, drawings, illustrations, and paintings to the railway station itself—depicts haunting visions of atrocity. However, instead of portraying the lives in Terezín concentration camps as silent and still as a “scopic” heritage, recent preservation projects

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

transport. Articles on railways, walking, and bicycling were not represented last year. But what is most important is that we had four articles (nearly a quarter of all published) dealing with “mobility writ large,” articles either not on any specific mode

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

,” as our mission states. Looking back at the topic areas in volume 5, we have never dealt with such a variegated palette of mobility modes (cars and roads, shipping, walking, railways, aviation, cycling, animal mobility, children’s mobility, and

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Carlos López Galviz

tiles that were never used, the striking and unrealized design for Finchley Central station by Charles Holden and Reginald Uren, and the rather futuristic “moving platforms” by PriestmanGoode that allow passengers to change from high-speed railways to

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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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Borderland of the Mind

The Free City of Danzig and the Sovereignty Question

Elizabeth M. Clark

self for the Free City. German loyalists resented any Polish presence on the territory of the Free City. Some of the most prominent contentious points were the Polish State Railway, the Polish Post Office, the construction of the Polish port at Gdynia

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Allan Mitchell, 1933—2016

Volker Berghahn

was rethought; fortifications, railway supply systems, and military hardware were modernized, all in order to try to overcome a condition of inferiority vis-à-vis the eastern neighbor that the French leadership thought was unacceptable. The second

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Organic Vehicles and Passengers

The Tsetse Fly as Transient Analytical Workspace

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

studies and STS can be broached that even further widens the arc of analysis beyond cars, trains, airplanes, bicycles, and city pedestrians, waves, cell phones, and highways, railways, flyways, cyberways, and waterways. 68 The concept of a transient