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Deconflicting Iroquoia

18 October 2017

This post is a part of our “Native American Revolutions” Series. By Karim M. Tiro In July 1779, Claude de Lorimier, an officer in the British Army, was traveling with a...

“Native American Revolutions” Introduction – A Series on #VastEarlyNativeAmerica

16 October 2017

Intro: Any perceptive #twitterstorian or scholar of the Age of Revolutions will notice the repeated reference to the idea of #VastEarlyAmerica. Karin Wulf named her blog after the historiographical...

Genealogies of Revolutionary Iconoclasm, from Tupac Amaru to Central Park, Pt II

11 October 2017

By Ananda Cohen-Aponte In part one, I discussed the way Tupac Amaru II and his followers used art and material culture to subvert Spanish colonial hegemony. Now, I will explore how...

Genealogies of Revolutionary Iconoclasm, from Tupac Amaru to Central Park, Pt I

9 October 2017

By Ananda Cohen-Aponte Rebellions, insurgencies, uprisings, and revolutions all involve the radical uprooting of the normative social order through violent conflict. They also bring...