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Africa's Pasts and Africa's Historians

Frederick Cooper
1999 African Sociological Review  
History can be invoked to project claims backward, as in evocations of a "rising" West, whose legacy to the present is democracy and progress, or evocations of an authentic ethnic past that leaders of  ...  Canadian Association of African Studies is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue Canadienne des Études Africaines.  ...  Collectivities today are projected into the past, creating an "identity" of past, present, and future.  ... 
doi:10.4314/asr.v3i2.23163 fatcat:nar6twbasbdpjamrry4oubpaee

Africa's Pasts and Africa's Historians

Frederick Cooper
2000 Canadian Journal of African Studies  
History can be invoked to project claims backward, as in evocations of a "rising" West, whose legacy to the present is democracy and progress, or evocations of an authentic ethnic past that leaders of  ...  Canadian Association of African Studies is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue Canadienne des Études Africaines.  ...  Collectivities today are projected into the past, creating an "identity" of past, present, and future.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00083968.2000.10751195 fatcat:qwewm3xptbgmvbdrdwcivxi4tu

Africa's Pasts and Africa's Historians

Frederick Cooper
2000 Canadian Journal of African Studies  
History can be invoked to project claims backward, as in evocations of a "rising" West, whose legacy to the present is democracy and progress, or evocations of an authentic ethnic past that leaders of  ...  Canadian Association of African Studies is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue Canadienne des Études Africaines.  ...  Collectivities today are projected into the past, creating an "identity" of past, present, and future.  ... 
doi:10.2307/486417 fatcat:o7tsjv3zlncndo36265b4svmty

STAK – Serendipitous tool for augmenting knowledge: A conceptual tool for bridging digital and physical resources

Kim Martin, Brian Greenspan, Anabel Quan-Haase
2017 Digital Studies  
The Forgotten Worker Quest presents the history of the Rideau Canal as the winning of space while aligned with an avatar; however, the web exhibit from which the game draws its assets does not exhibit  ...  Ultimately, the inherent difficulties of accurately reconstructing the past encouraged us to take a more postmodern historical approach to our game development, by developing algorithms of play that allegorize  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Our thanks to the Virtual Museum of Canada, the Canadian Heritage Information Network, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Graphics, Animation and New  ... 
doi:10.16995/dscn.265 fatcat:7rxu5o5fnjcmvksdsvkndaut2u

German Federalism: Past, Present, Future

Pawel Lutomski, Maiken Umbach
2004 German Studies Review  
Federalism, or regionally relatively autonomous institutions of one sort or another can clearly play an important role in serving to maintain or indeed even create and foster regional diversity.  ...  For Germans in 1871, whether in the South Germans states, Saxony, or Prussia, federalism was a way to preserve local peculiarities at precisely the same time when national unification threatened to obliterate  ...  A piecemeal, incremental development which tries to preserve the features of the German model which are worth preserving may well be the way to go.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1433605 fatcat:cgdcl53psvgytjnicsmrhhicqe

Past as prologue: sobering thoughts on genetic enthusiasm

L B Andrews
1997 Seton Hall law review  
In the early 1970s, many states passed that they would be faced with a decision about whether or not to abort.  ...  But in the mid-1980s, the patent office began granting patent rights for human genes, allowing the researcher who identifies a gene to earn royalties on any test or therapy created with that gene. 15 7  ... 
pmid:10569831 fatcat:ff4cvevsmzbvvfd2kjux3yi7du

Psycholegal Research: Past and Present

Wallace D. Loh, A. Daniel Yarmey, Elizabeth F. Loftus, Michael J. Saks, Reid Hastie, Alfred Cohn, Roy Udolf
1981 Michigan law review  
"2 in the publication of articles and books; 3 the appearance of specialized journals; 4 and the establishment of interdisciplinary training programs and professional societies 5 -seemed to augur the  ...  At the start of the 1970s, a "new and growing interest in the relationship between law and psychology" was observed. 1 By the end of the decade, various institutional developments -including an "explosion  ...  He proposed that " [t] he way to answer this is to include a jury (or judge of facts) in the experiment, and observe whether the findings of fact follow the testimonial errors or whether they succeed  ... 
doi:10.2307/1288292 fatcat:t4von4ceufcr5bmyx6lstmfusm

Past vs. Present

Mihaila Yordanova, Stephan Guth
2021 Journal of Arabic and Islamic studies  
A cluster of arrays "provid[ing] principles of order within the unstructured simultaneity of everyday-worlds"* in Egypt and Tunisia in 2016, forming part of the two countries' "culture" during the In 2016  ...  Gumbrecht, In 1926: Living at the Edge of Time (1997), 443.  ...  forgotten!  ... 
doi:10.5617/jais.9544 fatcat:vhw3i2khpzh5lnrhnb4c57vzs4

The Absolution of History: Uses of the Past in Castro's Cuba

Nicola Miller
2003 Journal of Contemporary History  
Revolutions have often tended towards the puritanical, but in Cuba's case the clamp-down on vice was overtly political, signalling that the nation was no longer prepared to play the prostitute to the desires  ...  The government also confiscated goods misappropriated by Batistianos -'This, too, for the first time in our history',3 returned them to their owners where possible, and restored jobs to workers who had  ...  Another article stipulated that all Cuban education, whether public or private, was to instil a spirit of cubanidad and human solidarity."3 Batista played a key role in drafting this constitution, but  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022009403038001969 fatcat:3u5pubrxxvbmrfbaoguuupbewi

Redesigning the Past: History in Political Transitions

Richard J. Evans
2003 Journal of Contemporary History  
or the workers.  ...  Another article stipulated that all Cuban education, whether public or private, was to instil a spirit of cubanidad and human solidarity. 13 Batista played a key role in drafting this constitution, but  ...  The regime was particularly keen to promote studies illustrating the role of workers and peasants, especially women and blacks, in the social struggles of the past.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022009403038001960 fatcat:qxn57rhr3zfaxmgwnzghgsbnmq

'Cranial connnections': Queensland's 'Talgai skull' debate of 1918 and custodianship of the past

Murray Johnson
2011 Aboriginal History Journal  
Unlike those earlier workers, however, he was sensitive to the risk of racial derogation.  ...  Macintosh began his quest for all relevant information to the Talgai Skull in 1948. It was to be an odyssey spanning more than two decades.  ... 
doi:10.22459/ah.24.2011.07 fatcat:ivxutv5sfjdthnolizukfjmwlq

Visualizing a monumental past: Archeology, Nasser's Egypt, and the early Cold War

William Carruthers
2017 History of Science  
Decolonizing Ancient Egypt Whether accurately or not, the proposals governing what happened at Mit Rahina represented the work as a new type of excavation: one attuned to the era of Egyptian decolonization  ...  past, in addition to the histories of decolonization and the Cold War to which that past was connected.  ...  The dig's supporters, whether Egyptian or American, promoted the work as a new way of conducting archaeology in Egypt.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0073275316681800 pmid:28901179 fatcat:4dfo5rlndzdkjfigkpydmt76oa

The Omnipresent Past: Dystopian Trends in Nadine Gordimer's No Time Like the Present

Emmerencia Beh Sih, De Noumedem Peter Caleb
2021 World Journal of Education and Humanities  
expectations nurtured in the past.  ...  The problem in this paper is to investigate the way in which Gordimer's novel interprets the perceived socio-political evolution of her country.  ...  Lastly, this research seeks to establish the dystopian nature of Gordimer's last novel and know whether dystopian realities in the African context can be avoided and/or abated.  ... 
doi:10.22158/wjeh.v3n4p27 fatcat:qjngiagua5dflf3vmzh3aoisqa

Representations from the Past: Social Relations and the Devolution of Social Representations

Gordon Sammut, Stavroula Tsirogianni, Brady Wagoner
2012 Integrative Psychological and Behavioural Science  
Psychological life is subject to the influence of a constructed and potentially reconstituted past, as well as to future anticipated outcomes and expectations.  ...  Human behaviour occurs along a temporal trajectory that marks the projects individuals adopt in their quests of human action.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank two anonymous reviewers for their comments on an earlier draft of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12124-012-9212-0 pmid:22843429 fatcat:g34txvzgwzcj5j4j7qv3ofe3cu

ISLANDERS, PROTESTANT MISSIONARIES, AND TRADITIONS REGARDING THE PAST IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY POLYNESIA

TOM SMITH
2016 The Historical Journal  
insight to be gained in demonstrating how genealogies came to interact with the traditions of outsiders in the nineteenth century.  ...  American colonists and scholars who sought to emphasize the historical significance of genealogy.  ...  to create an English-language canon for studying the Hawaiian past.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0018246x16000157 fatcat:b4frqdcatfdffhyl7ltyqo2mce
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