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American Mediterranean

Southern Slaveholders in the Age of Emancipation

  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • 1. The American Mediterranean
  • 2. The White Republic of the Tropics
  • 3. The Promise of Exile
  • 4. The Labor Problem
  • 5. Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2009 Gordon K. & Sybil Lewis Award, Caribbean Studies Association
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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene