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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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The Creative Circle: Artist, Critic, and Translator in African Literature

African Literature Association. Meeting, African Literature Association - Africa - 2003 - 221 pages
...productive interactions of languages and peoples, in her case specifically in the "contact zone"—"the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (6). In more narrowly linguistic terms, two theorists directly address the issue of how one language...
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meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Rosa Linda Fregoso - History - 2003 - 238 pages
..."contact zones," a term coined by Marv Louise Pratr, to describe "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...involving conditions of coercion, radical inequality and intractible conflict."34 One of these contact zones took place in 183o, between Californios and Anglo...
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Radical Narratives of the Black Atlantic

Alan Rice - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 244 pages
...redolent for my study here, as it illuminates 'the space of colonial encounters, the space in which people geographically and historically separated come into...coercion, radical inequality and intractable conflict' (ibid.: 6). These dynamic lives, though, warn us against an overdeterministic reading of diasporan...
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Jewish Portraits, Indian Frames: Women's Narratives from a Diaspora of Hope

Jael Silliman - Religion - 2003 - 208 pages
...that Mary Louise Pratt has defined as 'the space of colonial encounters, the spaces in which people geographically and historically separated come into...conditions of coercion, radical inequality and intractable conflict.'2 Because Saleh and Elias were from a minority trading community and not from the dominant...
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Constructing Opportunity: American Women Educators in Early Meiji Japan

Elizabeth K. Eder - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 273 pages
...divides. Pratt has referred to the space of such encounters as "contact zones," which she defines as "the space in which peoples geographically and historically...into contact with each other and establish ongoing relations."6 In order to understand more about how US and Japanese women were constituted in and by...
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Rethinking Third Cinema

Anthony R. Guneratne, Wimal Dissanayake - Performing Arts - 2003 - 240 pages
...zone," defined by Mary Louise Pratt as the space in which "subjects previously separated" encounter each other and "establish ongoing relations, usually...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict."20 Rocha's neo-baroque Afro-avant-gardist aesthetic thus figures the discontinuous, dissonant,...
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Entangled Edens: Visions of the Amazon

Candace Slater - Social Science - 2001 - 332 pages
...transculturation is a phenomenon of the contact zone, which she defines as "the space of colonial encounters in which peoples geographically and historically separated come into contact with each other and estahlish ongoing relations, usually involving conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractahle...
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What’s Love Got to Do with It?: Transnational Desires and Sex Tourism in the ...

Denise Brennan - Psychology - 2004 - 280 pages
...the term in her book on travel writing: "[Contact zone] refer[sl to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (Pratt 1992: 6). 2 Individuals are considered residents of the Dominican Republic when they have remained...
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Beyond Primitivism: Indigenous Religious Traditions and Modernity

Jacob Kẹhinde Olupona - Social Science - 2004 - 348 pages
...zone as a place of tense cultural interface. The "contact zone" is the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict... often within radically asymmetrical relations of power. By using the term contact, I aim to foreground...
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The Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography

Bishop W Earl Ledden Professor of Religion Virginia Burrus, Virginia Burrus - Religion - 2004 - 216 pages
...Leather, 202, 143. 42. Cf. the concept of "contact zone" as "the space of colonial encounters . . . in which peoples geographically and historically separated...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict," developed by Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation (London: Routledge,...
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