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Define and Rule : Native as Political Identity

Author: Mahmood Mamdani
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Series: W.E.B. Du Bois lectures.
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Define and Rule focuses on the turn in late nineteenth-century colonial statecraft when Britain abandoned the attempt to eradicate difference between conqueror and conquered and introduced a new idea of governance, as the definition and management of difference. Mahmood Mamdani explores how lines were drawn between settler and native as distinct political identities, and between natives according to tribe. Out of
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mahmood Mamdani
ISBN: 9780674067356 0674067355
OCLC Number: 835788845
Notes: OldControl:harvard. 9780674067356.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Nativism: the theory: Sir Henry Maine and the post-1857 crisis of empire --
Nativism: the practice --
Beyond settlers and natives: the theory and practice of decolonization.
Series Title: W.E.B. Du Bois lectures.
Responsibility: Mahmood Mamdani.
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