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Julin Everett

by European powers. Rather, he notes, far from displaying a desperate need for European intervention, black Africans living during the period following the end of the slave trade saw various developments which allowed for cultural, political and economic revolutions. In the latter part of the 19th

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Julin Everett

: Principles of Life and Living . By way of a proverb, Fu-Kiau illustrates the importance of the woman in Kongo culture: As long as there is a female “shoot” within the community, it cannot be annihilated. The presence of a female in the community is the symbol of continuity of life in that community, and

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Passages à l’acte: Political and Textual Violence in Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures

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Julin Everett

abnormality and impotence. Todorov clearly suggests that the riots were a reaction to sexual impotence in young “Muslim” men living in France. Finally, he fails to see this same sexual dysfunction in some French politicians and in members of French law enforcement who he implies are by default non-Muslim. As

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Daku or Dukan?

Surviving within and without the Indian Community of Durban

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Felicity Hand

else he turns his back on his family and joins his brother, Jake, in his gangster-style street life. “It is a question of my izzat ,” Dara explained, “my respect, without which I am nothing. And I must make this clear, if you choose the path of the thuggie, follow in the footsteps of your brother

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Julin Everett

and … thus neither.” 9 Further, as Alice Domurat Dreger notes, the “phenomenon of sex sorting,” which often takes the form of biomedical interventions with a goal of establishing either a male or female, has historically been motivated by the threat that intersexuality poses to heterosexuality, and

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The Limits of Unity in Ashwin Singh’s To House

Food, South African Indian Ethnicity, and Drama from Durban

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J. Coplen Rose

of power, continue to shape everyday life in a manifold of ways. 10 Altnöder’s discussion of “intrinsic hierarchies of power” is precisely where feelings of exclusion and isolation from the nation develop for ethnic minorities. 11 Their perceived difference, Otherness, and unique historical

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remains crucial to Tiékoro, who, before going off to fight in WWI , is secure in his virility as a young man living in the forest of Ifane. With his limited knowledge of white men, he learns to both fear and desire their power: il y a, de par l’univers, des êtres dont la peau est comme celle d