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Decolonization

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World politics -- 1945-,
  • Decolonization -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [104]-108) and index.

    StatementRaymond Betts.
    SeriesThe making of the contemporary world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD843 .B4856 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL695547M
    ISBN 10041518682X, 0415152364
    LC Control Number97042992

    These communities are often put under a microscope, not unlike flora and fauna. Morgensen challenges formations of queer settler colonialism in this major intervention undertaken with a critical methodology that has implications for numerous fields. Foreign Affairs remained under American control. This eBook is no longer available for sale.

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The Native Americans were sent to reservations, often unwillingly. Western governments understood Nkrumah's agenda to be socialist and worried about his influence on other African leaders.

What is overlooked for many, who see their involvement as an important environmental cause or even as anti-capitalist, is that Indigenous communities have life and livelihood at stake. Many of them sought pan- and trans-national polities instead, but a combination of international and institutional pressures made the nation-state the standard template.

The call for rediscovery and the resumption of our language is a call for a regenerative reconnection with the millions of revolutionary tongues in Africa and the world over demanding liberation.Eric Ritskes is a Managing Editor at Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, a newly established Open Access journal committed to the vital work of decolonization.

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