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Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race: The Cult of Mestizaje in Latin America - Page 17
by Marilyn Grace Miller - 2004 - 202 pages
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Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism

Nancy Armstrong - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 338 pages
...43. 5. Mary Louise Pratt uses the term "contact zone" to refer "to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict. I borrow the term 'contact' here from its use in linguistics, where the term contact language refers...
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Romanticism and Colonial Disease

Alan Bewell - History - 2003 - 373 pages
...tragically. Mary Louise Pratt describes the "contact zone" as the "space of colonial encounters . . . [where] peoples geographically and historically separated...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (6). We need to reconceptualize this notion to go beyond its explicit emphasis on cultural parameters...
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Locating American Studies: The Evolution of a Discipline

Lucy Maddox - Education - 1957 - 443 pages
...borrowing the term contact zone from Pratt who uses it to denote "the space in which peoples geographicaly and historically separated come into contact with...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict. . . . [It] is an attempt to invoke the spatial and temporal copresence of subjects separated by geographic...
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Displacing Natives: The Rhetorical Production of Hawaiʻi

Houston Wood - History - 1999 - 223 pages
..."contact zone." Such zones, she writes, are "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which people geographically and historically separated come into...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict."26 Though the Pele narrative completely dominated the volcano area when the missionaries...
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A Finger in the Wound: Body Politics in Quincentennial Guatemala

Diane M. Nelson - Social Science - 1999 - 448 pages
...Pratt calls these contact zones, referring to the space of colonial encounters, the space in whit h peoples geographically and historically separated...involving conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and imractablc conflict. ... I aim to foreground the interactive, improvisational dimensions of colonial...
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Performing Hybridity

May Joseph, Jennifer Fink - Social Science - 1999 - 258 pages
...zone," defined by Mary Louise Pratt as the space in which "subjects previously separated" encounter each other and "establish ongoing relations, usually...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." 16 Rocha's neobaroque Afro-avant-gardist aesthetic here figures the discontinuous, dissonant, fractured...
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Vernacular Hermeneutics

R. S. Sugirtharajah - Religion - 1999 - 148 pages
...the space of colonial encounters where people who are divided both geographically and historically come into contact with each other and establish ongoing relations, usually involving conditions of severe inequality and intractable conflict.6 She coins this term, instead of borrowing the more Eurocentric...
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A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther

Athalya Brenner - Religion - 1999 - 271 pages
...Menchu, /, Rigoberta Menchu, p. 135. where people who are divided both geographically and historically come into contact with each other and establish ongoing relations, usually involving conditions of severe inequality and intractable conflict.6 She coins this term, instead of borrowing the more Eurocentric...
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Literature and Homosexuality

Michael J. Meyer - Social Science - 2000 - 268 pages
...version of the "contact zone." Pratt defines the latter as follows: "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." ':Let me reconsider these terms in the context of Scobie's experience. To identify Alexandria as "colonial...
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Tender Violence: Domestic Visions in an Age of U.S. Imperialism

Laura Wexler - Photography - 2000 - 363 pages
...the soon-to-be-domesticated, nonwhite Other. It was what Pratt calls a "space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict."37 Photography recorded the "spatial and temporal co-presence of subjects previously separated...
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