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Dane Kennedy

Americans came from the same Saxon stock as the English and share their language and institutions: “Americans or Britishers, we Saxons are all alike—a wandering, discontented race.” 6 He considered San Francisco “one of the chief stations on the Anglo

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Porscha Fermanis

by declaring Māori a naturally “degenerate” or “dying” race, a view that partly emerged from his serious and ongoing engagement with Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1859): “The Maoris in this island are almost a thing of the past.” 1

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Policing the French Empire

Colonial Law Enforcement and the Search for Racial-Territorial Hegemony

Samuel Kalman

normalizing the colonized terrain.” 2 As race proved the most fundamental marker of colonial difference, it became the sole delineating factor in determining rights and benefits, and also the focus of security efforts throughout global empires. 3 Worse still

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When Was Brexit? Reading Backward to the Present

Antoinette Burton

evident in Kennetta Perry's reading of The Heart of the Race (1986), where she shows us how the authors, Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie, and Suzanne Scafe, make a relentless case against the racializing technologies of the postwar welfare state. In the

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Marc Matera

light of the still-unfolding and largely unacknowledged effects of the end of empire, including the loss of global power and the psychic compensation of the fantasy of being members of an imperial race? How has Brexit replayed, displaced, or sublimated

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Voices that Matter?

Methods for Historians Attending to the Voices of the Past

Josephine Hoegaerts

material ways. 47 Likewise, Nina Eidsheim's writes, in The Race of Sound : “In the same way that culturally derived systems of pitches organized into scales render a given vibrational field in tune or out of tune , a culturally derived system of race

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The Battle of El Herri in Morocco

Narratives of Colonial Conquest during World War I

Caroline Campbell

characteristics,” his major argument was nevertheless that “the warrior qualities of the black race are the result of its history.” 84 Because people from West Africa were allegedly natural warriors, Mangin argued that the French could recruit 75,000 “black

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Antoinette Burton

conditions of bare life. In Quartet , this bleakness unfolds at the site of race and class and gender all at once: it is the single White women on the economic precipice looking over their shoulders at newly Black Britons who have literally moved in. How

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Competing Visions

The Visual Culture of the Congo Free State and Fin de Siècle Europe

Matthew G. Stanard

. Raoul Granqvist argues that such turn-of-the-century photographs objectified the African body, rehearsed long-extant European conceptions of race and racial hierarchies, and contributed to “colonial knowledge” that held whites as superior to blacks. 57

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

of age and consent as constructed categories that intersect with class, race, and gender. The work of queer historians of the Anglophone world, including Steven Maynard, Stephen Robertson, Don Romesburg, Chris Brickell, and Yorick Smaal, all of whom