the injunctions of the spectre of slavery

Mina Karavanta in Feminist Review #104

‘Such writing questions the foundations of Western epistemology in reason. It also questions the dependence of history on facts and material evidence, a dependence that makes the writing of the history of the body of the slave a difficult, if not imossible, act. But it holds out the possibility of conceptualising the history of the human as a history of affective bonds and communities that have always challenged Eurocentric discourses and their definition of the human’

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