Written by Inge Erdal. The nature of historical time has always been contested. Through the Enlightenment and nineteenth century, as European empires spread across the globe, writers slid between the boundaries of fiction and history, trying to unpack stories from the Bible.
Written by Inge Erdal. The emergence of the nineteenth-century state has traditionally been traced through economic history. However, what role did it play in the sphere of reproduction? Analysing the states attempts to intervene in reproduction, opens new ways to conceiving its power.