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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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Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico: An Anthropology of Nationalism

Claudio Lomnitz - Political Science - 2001 - 354 pages
...Chapter 6 = 300 » 21 Pratt coins 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 . . . 'contact zone' in my discussion is often synonymous with 'colonial frontier.'" (Mary Louise Pratt,...
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Trances, Dances, and Vociferations: Agency and Resistance in Africana Women ...

Nada Elia - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 169 pages
...Travel Writing and Transculturation, Pratt uses the term to refer to "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" t6), Pratt immediately avoids the equation of "contact zone" with the more familiar European expansionist...
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Politics and Post-colonial Theory: African Inflections

D. Pal S. Ahluwalia, Pal Ahluwalia - History - 2001 - 164 pages
...transculturation, can best be understood by invoking her notion of 'contact zones', which she defines as the 'space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict' (Pratt 1992: 6). Pratt points out that a contact perspective is one that, 'treats the relations among...
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Academic Anthropology and the Museum: Back to the Future

Mary Bouquet - Social Science - 2001 - 240 pages
...1998). In this sense, museums may indeed be seen as 'contact zones ... the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict' (Pratt, quoted in Clifford 1997:192). There are a number of reasons that anthropologists might be especially...
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Amazons, Savages, and Machiavels: Travel and Colonial Writing in English ...

Andrew Hadfield - History - 2001 - 321 pages
...expansion into Africa and South America. The 'contact zone' refers to 'the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict'.8 Pratt's coinage is useful and helps to vindicate the arguments of scholars such as Karen...
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Athanor (2001), Volume 4

Susan Petrilli - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 293 pages
..."contact zone". By "contact zone" Pratt means "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which people geographically and historically separated come into...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (ibidem:6). Pratt 's study is not on translation, but rather the investigation of the ways in which...
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Being Elsewhere: Tourism, Consumer Culture, and Identity in Modern Europe ...

Shelley Baranowski, Ellen Furlough - Business & Economics - 2001 - 382 pages
...1996). 72. As Mary Louise Pratt puts it, "contact 2one" refers to "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...contact with each other and establish ongoing relations, usua ly involving conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict. . . . \ 'contact...
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Colonial Frontiers: Indigenous-European Encounters in Settler Societies

Lynette Russell - History - 2001 - 247 pages
...Mary Louise Pratt suggests that 'contact zone' be used to 'refer to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...separated come into contact with each other and establish on going relations.'29 Evans, however, critiques the notion of a contact zone and argues that this...
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A History of Literature in the Caribbean: Cross-cultural studies, Volume 3

Albert James Arnold, Julio Rodríguez-Luis, J. Michael Dash - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 399 pages
..."contact zone" to refer to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples who have been geographically and historically separated come into contact with each other and establish durable relations, usually involving conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict...
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Literature and Ethnicity in the Cultural Borderlands

Jesus Benito, Ana Maria Manzanas, Ana María Manzanas Calvo - Social Science - 2002 - 203 pages
...indulges in long forays into the depths of the characThey "refer to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict [...] By using the term 'contact,' I aim to foreground the interactive, improvisational dimensions...
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