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A Narrative of Events, since the First of August, 1834, by James Williams, an Apprenticed Labourer in Jamaica by James Williams2001
A Time for Tea: Women, Labor, and Post/Colonial Politics on an Indian Plantation by Piya Chatterjee2001
Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American Men's Literature and Culture, 1775-1995 by Maurice O. Wallace2002
Postcolonial Vietnam: New Histories of the National Past by Patricia M. Pelley2002
The Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas by Diana Taylor2003
Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora by Martin F. Manalansan IV2003
Modern Inquisitions: Peru and the Colonial Origins of the Civilized World by Irene Silverblatt2004
Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution by Sibylle Fischer2004
Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture by Shawn Michelle Smith2004
Authentic Indians: Episodes of Encounter from the Late-Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast by Paige Raibmon2005
The Libertine Colony: Creolization in the Early French Caribbean by Doris Garraway2005
Anthropology and Social Theory: Culture, Power, and the Acting Subject by Sherry B. Ortner2006
Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910 by Kali N. Gross2006
Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger by Arjun Appadurai2006
Lynching in the West: 1850–1935 by Ken Gonzales-Day2006
Understories: The Political Life of Forests in Northern New Mexico by Jake Kosek2006
Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy by Sarah Franklin2007
Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom by Daisuke Miyao2007
Errant Modernism: The Ethos of Photography in Mexico and Brazil by Esther Gabara2008
Screening Sex by Linda Williams2008
Territories of Difference: Place, Movements, Life, Redes by Arturo Escobar2008
Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence by Leigh A. Payne2008
Globalization and the Post-Creole Imagination: Notes on Fleeing the Plantation by Michaeline Crichlow2009
Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street by Karen Ho2009
Punishing the Poor: The Neoliberal Government of Social Insecurity by Loïc Wacquant2009
Surviving Against the Odds: Village Industry in Indonesia by S. Ann Dunham2009
Things Fall Away: Philippine Historical Experience and the Makings of Globalization by Neferti X. M. Tadiar2009
The Afro-Latin@ Reader: History and Culture in the United States by Miriam Jiménez Román2010
The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries by Kathi Weeks2011
The Queer Art of Failure by Jack Halberstam2011
Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader by Gayle S. Rubin2012
Entanglements, or Transmedial Thinking about Capture by Rey Chow2012
Outlawed: Between Security and Rights in a Bolivian City by Daniel M. Goldstein2012
Red Tape: Bureaucracy, Structural Violence, and Poverty in India by Akhil Gupta2012
Writing across Cultures: Narrative Transculturation in Latin America by Angel Rama2012

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