A legacy of exploitation : early capitalism in the Red River Colony, 1763-1821 (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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A legacy of exploitation : early capitalism in the Red River Colony, 1763-1821

Author: Susan Dianne Brophy
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2022.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In A Legacy of Exploitation, Susan Dianne Brophy examines the early Red River Colony to show how its history informs present-day settler-colonial relations. This critical re-evaluation upends standard accounts of the Red River Colony by foregrounding Indigenous producers as a driving force of change. As the primary producers of furs for the commercial trade, Indigenous peoples laboured in an exploitative system  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brophy, Susan Dianne.
Legacy of exploitation.
Vancouver : UBC Press, 2022
(OCoLC)1292923644
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Dianne Brophy
ISBN: 0774866357 9780774866354
OCLC Number: 1276933127
Description: pages cm
Contents: Reciprocity and Dispossession: Processes of Transformation --
Monopoly and Competition: Contests over Indigenous Peoples’ Labour and Land --
Honour and Duplicity: Debts of Rivals, Dreams of an Aristocrat --
Servitude and Independence: The Settler Colonial “Experiment” Begins --
Menace and Ally: Proclamation as Provocation --
Consciousness and Ignorance: New Nation, Old Grievances.
Responsibility: Susan Dianne Brophy.

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A Legacy of Exploitation recasts the Hudson's Bay Company's experiment at Red River as a reaction to Indigenous peoples' autonomy, challenging collective historical fantasies of Canada as a glorious  Read more...

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