Living cargo : how Black Britain performs its past (Book, 2016) []
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Living cargo : how Black Britain performs its past

Author: Steven Blevins
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Blevins
ISBN: 9780816697144 0816697140 9780816697168 0816697167
OCLC Number: 1030595838
Description: 349 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: history unhoused: performing the life of human bio-cargo --
History and human cargo --
Beautiful remnants, brutal remains: dwelling on the melancholy archive --
Living rough: the disposition and dispensation of aleatory life --
Assembling human bio-cargo. Compound fractures: archival constellations, narrative violations --
Blood pressures: queer inheritance and intimate affiliations --
Exorbitant life in an age of austerity. Bespoke history: redressing the past, tailoring the present, fashioning the future --
@Bristol: dissident publics in a neoliberal city
Responsibility: Steven Blevins.
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"Living Cargo is an elegant and beautifully imagined book that reactivates archival records and makes them speak anew."-Shane Vogel, Indiana University"Grounded in rigorous theoretical inquiry, Read more...

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