How long can you live without water? I asked this question several years ago while caught up in a moment of fitness zeal. During one of my cyclical attempts to adopt a new food lifestyle to compliment a new workout routine, I read a book called… 254 more words
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Fleeing Into Slavery: The Insurgent Geographies of Brazilian Quilombos (Maroons), 1880-1881, Yuko Miki
Yuko Miki. “Fleeing Into Slavery: The Insurgent Geographies of Brazilian Quilombos (Maroons), 1880-1881.” From The Americas, Volume 68, No. 40, April 2012.
Yuko Miki’s article on the Brazilian quilombos of the late 19th century makes use of the concept of “insurgent geographies” to describe the ways in which maroonage existed not as a restorationist attempt at recreating African societies, but rather as a political expression of claiming freedom and citizenship within the newly formed nation state. 174 more words