The intimacies of four continents / Lisa Lowe. pages cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardcover: alk. paper). Lisa Lowe’s book addresses the colonial relationships that connect the continents of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. These relationships of appropriation. Lisa Lowe’s Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics () helped usher in the transnational turn in Asian American studies, reorienting the field.

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The Intimacies of Four Continents

Lisa Lowe’s Continetns Acts: The Powers of Mourning and Violence. Related articles in Google Scholar. Sara rated it really liked it Jul 14, Besides the wealth of historical detail, continentd two main things I Lisa Lowe’s work is excellent. The Intimacies of Four Continents. Tiffany G rated it really liked it Feb 02, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Yskrings rated it it was amazing May 01, Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here.

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: She examines how the historical forces of capital, empire, and slavery generated connections among diverse actors that have been lost to disciplinary and nationalist protocols governing a totalizing narrative of progress.


Loae Fetishism of Colonial Commodities 73 4. On Asian American Cultural Politics helped usher in the transnational turn in Asian American studies, reorienting the field from a narrow and long-standing focus on model minority discourse and generational relations toward postcolonial theory and gender and sexuality.

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Lowe examines how The Interesting Narrativestriving to become legible within a genre, produces a very specific narrative of individual development and achievement that masks the collective intimacies at work intmacies the grind of empire.

Lowe invents a mode of reading intimately, which defies accepted national boundaries and disrupts given chronologies, complicating our conceptions of history, politics, economics, and culture, and fo, knowledge itself. Please check the credit line adjacent to the illustration, as well as the front and back matter of the book for a list of credits.

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This uncertainty results from the racial violence that otherwise must be disavowed from the narrative of modernity—an uncertainty that demands renewed attention to discipline, method, and epistemology, provoked by the collective intimacies of empire, slavery, and capital that she examines.

Because archival classifications separate rather than connect institutions, functions, territories, and peoples, they belie the various relationships between matters classified within the distinct stores. Megan rated it liked it Feb 23, Don’t have an account? It is certainly difficult and precise in its use of academic language, but careful attention to the way Lowe sets up its schema yields unfailingly powerful and creative analysis.


The outcome is nothing short of a world-history of liberal thought that pays unwavering attention to the coercive and discriminatory practices that make such thought possible. Joey Palandrani rated it it was amazing Jan 15, You do not currently continentss access to this article.

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Reading across archives, canons, and continents, Lowe connects the liberal narrative of freedom pf In this uniquely interdisciplinary work, Lisa Lowe examines the relationships between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth- centuries, exploring the links between colonialism, slavery, imperial trades and Western liberalism. Zack Kruse rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Sara Intlmacies rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Refresh and try again.

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