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Political Regeneration

José Bonifácio and Temporal Experiences in the Luso-American World in the Early Nineteenth Century

Maria Elisa Noronha De Sá and Marcelo Gantus Jasmin

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The article analyzes the concept of political regeneration as related to temporal experiences in the processes of political emancipation and the forming of the Brazilian nation. The authors analyze selected texts written by José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva, a leading politician and intellectual involved in these processes. Such texts supply indications and symptoms that help us to understand how two different historical experiences, designated respectively by this author as the “political regeneration of the Portuguese Empire” and the “political regeneration of the Brazilian nation,” became possible. The uses of the concept of political regeneration in Bonifácio’s discourses may be grasped as symptomatic of the very complex temporal experiences in the context of the Portuguese language during the first decades of the nineteenth century in Brazil.

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Dances with Heads

Parasitic Mimesis and the Government of Savagery in Colonial East Timor

Ricardo Roque

materialistic principles is indicative enough that, de facto, in Lisbon it was feared that some kind of principle of sympathetic transubstantiation had been triggered by the contact between the governor, the Portuguese empire, and the barbarity of the rites

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Experiences of Time in the Ibero-American World, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Javier Fernández-Sebastián and Fabio Wasserman

senses, applying it first to the Portuguese Empire and later to the brand-new Brazilian nation. In the next article, Ana Isabel González Manso concentrates on the historiography of peninsular Spain to examine how the changes in the conception of

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The Hut-Hospital as Project and as Practice

Mimeses, Alterities, and Colonial Hierarchies

Cristiana Bastos

Gilberto Freyre ” [Sad tropics and joyful Luso-tropicalisms: Travel notes in Lévi-Strauss and Gilberto Freyre]. Análise Social 33 ( 146–147 ): 415 – 432 . Bastos , Cristiana . 2005 . “ Race, Medicine and the Late Portuguese Empire: The Role of Goan

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Tatiana Argounova-Low, Oxana Zemtsova, and Anna Bara

author argues that it is in effect quite similar to the patterns emerged in the Atlantic and in the Spanish, Dutch, and Portuguese empires. On the whole, Jones’ book is extremely well-researched and well-written. The clear style of Empire of Extinction

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Chaos in Siberia

New Scholarship on Exile in the Late Russian Empire

Jeffrey S. Hardy

the South Pacific (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000); Timothy J. Coates, Convicts and Orphans: Forced and State-Sponsored Colonizers in the Portuguese Empire, 1550–1755 (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001); Alan Brooke and

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Variants of Frontier Mimesis

Colonial Encounter and Intercultural Interaction in the Lao-Vietnamese Uplands

Oliver Tappe

Portuguese Empire, 1870–1930 . Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan . Roque , Ricardo . 2015a . “ Mimesis and Colonialism: Emerging Perspectives on a Shared History .” History Compass 13 ( 4 ): 201 – 211 . Roque , Ricardo . 2015b . “ Mimetic

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Mimetic Governmentality, Colonialism, and the State

Patrice Ladwig and Ricardo Roque

. Headhunting and Colonialism: Anthropology and the Circulation of Human Skulls in the Portuguese Empire, 1870–1930 . Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan . Roque , Ricardo . 2010b . “ The Unruly Island: Colonialism’s Predicament in Late Nineteenth-Century East

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Imitations of Buddhist Statecraft

The Patronage of Lao Buddhism and the Reconstruction of Relic Shrines and Temples in Colonial French Indochina

Patrice Ladwig

.” History of Religions 9 ( 1 ): 78 – 89 . Roque , Ricardo . 2009 . Headhunting and Colonialism: Anthropology and the Circulation of Human Skulls in the Portuguese Empire, 1870–1930 . New York : Palgrave . Roque , Ricardo . 2015 . “ Mimetic