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Making and breaking settler space : five centuries of colonization in North America

Author: Adam J Barker
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Four hundred years. A vast geography. Making and Breaking Settler Space explores how settler spaces have developed and diversified from contact to the present. Adam Barker traces the trajectory of settler colonialism, drawing out details of its operation that are embedded not only in imperialism but also in contemporary contexts that include problematic activist practices by would-be settler allies. Unflinchingly  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barker, Adam J., 1980-
Making and breaking settler space.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2021
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam J Barker
ISBN: 0774865407 9780774865401
OCLC Number: 1243351992
Description: xi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction 1 Cores and Peripheries: From Imperial Contact to Settler Colonial Claims 2 Spatialities of Settlement: Remaking Landscapes and Identities 3 Remaking People and Places: States, Suburbs, and Forms of Settlement 4 Revolutionary Aspirations? Social Movements and Settler Colonial Complicity 5 The Efficacy of Failure: Advancing Struggles in Support of Indigenous Resurgence 6 Affinity and Alliance: Breaking the Boundaries of Settler Colonial Space Notes; References; Index
Responsibility: Adam J. Barker.


Making and Breaking Settler Space deftly explores how power and space are organized under settler colonialism in order to uncover decolonization opportunities for Indigenous and settler people alike.  Read more...


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