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Indigenous communities and settler colonialism : land holding, loss and survival in an interconnected world

Author: Zoë Laidlaw; Alan Lester
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
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"The new world created through Anglophone emigration in the nineteenth century has been much studied. But there have been few accounts of what this world meant for Indigenous communities facing invasion by those emigrants. While settlers in the British Empire and the USA have been seen as participants in newly globalized networks, the Indigenous peoples upon whose lands they settled tend to be seen as rooted,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zoë Laidlaw; Alan Lester
ISBN: 9781137452351 1137452358
OCLC Number: 890621999
Description: xii, 270 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Indigenous Sites and Mobilities : Connected Struggles in the Long Nineteenth Century / Alan Lester and Zoe Laidlaw --
2. Re-imagining Settler Sovereignty : The Call to Law at the Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve, Victoria 1881 (and Beyond) / Julie Evans and Giordano Nanni --
3. Indigenous Land Loss, Justice and Race : Anne Bon and the Contradictions of Settler Humanitarianism / Joanna Cruickshank and Patricia Grimshaw --
4. "On my ground" : Indigenous Farmers at New Norcia, 1860s-1900 / Tiffany Shellam --
5. The Possession and Dispossession of the Kat River Settlement / Robert Ross --
6. Discourses of Land Use, Land Access, and Land Rights at Farmerfield and Loeriesfontein in Nineteenth Century South Africa / Fiona Vernal --
7. Living on the Rivers' Edge at the Taieri Native Reserve / Angela Wanhalla --
8. Designing Dispossession : The Select Committee on the Hudsons' Bay Company, Fur-Trade Governance, Indigenous Peoples, and Settler Possibility / Adele Perry --
9. "They Would Not Give Up One Inch of It" : The Rise and Demise of St. Peter's Reserve, Manitoba / Sarah Carter --
10. Site of Dispossession, Site of Persistence : The Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) at the Grand River Territory in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Cecilia Morgan --
11. Potawatomi Allotment in Kansas / Kelli Mosteller --
12. Law, Identity and Dispossession : The Half-Caste Act of 1886 and Contemporary Legal Definitions of Indigeneity in Australia / Mark McMillan and Cosima McRae.
Series Title: Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Zoë Laidlaw (reader in British imperial and colonial history, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) and Alan Lester (professor of historical geography, University of Sussex, UK).

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The new world created through Anglophone emigration in the 19th century has been much studied. But there have been few accounts of what this meant for the Indigenous populations. This book shows that  Read more...
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'Though the restless mobility at the heart of 'settler' colonialism is well known, its indigenous histories have been comparatively invisible in the British empire context. As this wide-ranging Read more...

 
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