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

Living cargo : how Black Britain performs its past

Author: Steven Blevins
Publisher: Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press [2016]
Dissertation: Dissertation University of California, Davis 2008.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Hochschulschrift
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Blevins
ISBN: 9780816697144 0816697140 9780816697168 0816697167
OCLC Number: 965506785
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043856937
Description: 349 pages
Contents: Contents Introduction. History Unhoused: Performing the Life of Human Bio-Cargo Part I. History and Human Cargo 1. Beautiful Remnants, Brutal Remains: Dwelling on the Melancholy Archive 2. Living Rough: The Disposition and Dispensation of Aleatory Life Part II. Assembling Human Bio-Cargo 3. Compound Fractures: Archival Constellations, Narrative Violations 4. Blood Pressures: Queer Inheritance and Intimate Affiliations Part III. Exorbitant Life in an Age of Austerity 5. Bespoke History: Redressing the Past, Tailoring the Present, Fashioning the Future 6. @Bristol: Dissident Publics in a Neoliberal City Acknowledgments Notes Index
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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