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The Map and the Territory

The Seventh International Road Congress, Germany 1934

Kristina Skåden

In transnational history of traffic, transport, and mobility, historians have been arguing for studying organizations as “transnational system builders” in the establishment and modification of transnational infrastructure. Emphasis has been placed on examining human actors. Here, I argue that the role of material objects, the nonhuman actors, should also be taken into account by investigating how a particular map matters. The major research issue is, therefore: How can we understand and analyze how the Nazi regime put the map Deutschlandkarte displayed at the exhibition Die Strasse (Munich, 1934) into play? In addition, how did the map figure in transnational system building during and after the seventh International Road Congress arranged by the Permanent International Association of Road Congresses? Insights from transnational history in the fields of traffic, transport, and mobility as well as material cultural studies, critical mapping, and actor-network theory inform this article.

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

. The social institutions that once mobilized multiclass coalitions in the name of progressive causes have long since been dismantled. And, despite the revival of democratic socialism, the institutional Left still appears intellectually exhausted after

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Dhan Zunino Singh

immigrants achieved rapid social upward mobility or brought revolutionary ideologies (socialism, anarchism). Conservative intellectuals and politicians perceived modern Buenos Aires as corrupted by materialism, liberalism, imported fashions, leftist

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Terry-Ann Jones

(London: Routledge, 2003). 7 Charles Pinderhughes, “Toward a New Theory of Internal Colonialism,” Socialism and Democracy Online 25, no. 1 (2011), http://sdonline.org/55/toward-anew-theory-of-internal-colonialism1 ; emphasis in original. 8 Estanislau

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

-Hellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) won the national elections with 48.06 percent of the votes. PASOK again won the national elections in 1985 and remained in office until 1989. It was the first time that a party claiming socialism as its official doctrine had

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

subjects and the deep structure of mobility; see Mark Salter, “To Make Move and Let Stop: Mobility and the Assemblage of Circulation,” Mobilities 8, no. 1 (2013): 7–19. 16 Zi Zhang and Aihwa Ong, eds., Privatizing China, Socialism from Afar (Ithaca, NY

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

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

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

– 270 . Nyerere , Julius K. 1974 . “ Policy on Foreign Affairs ” In Freedom and Socialism/Uhuru na Ujamaa: A Selection of Writings and Speeches 1965 – 1967 , Dar es Salaam : Oxford University Press OAU (Organization of African Unity) . 1969

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From proclamation to denial

Indigenous rights and political participation in Venezuela

Catherine Alès

societies and the Venezuelan State have been considerably reconfigured after the advent of the Bolivarian government and the new politics developed within the framework of the “socialism of the XXIth century”. 1 Thus the inclusion of indigenous rights into

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Regional and sub-regional effects on development policies

The Benelux and the Nordic countries compared

Lauri Siitonen

international solidarity and bridge-builder versus the North–South divide; and third, as egalitarian societies versus capitalist neo-liberalism and state socialism. Ingebritsen (2002, p. 13) has shown that the Nordic countries have acted as “norm entrepreneurs

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US–México border states and the US military–industrial complex

A Global Space for expanding transnational capital

Juan Manuel Sandoval Palacios

. Schumpeter , J.A. ( 1994/1942 ). Capitalism, socialism and democracy . London : Routledge . Secure Fence Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–367) . October 26 . 109th Congress ( Washington, DC : U.S. Government Printing Office ). Smith , R. T. ; Foy