Settler Colonialism in the Twentieth Century

Settler Colonialism in the Twentieth Century

by Caroline Elkins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415949432

ISBN-13: 9780415949439

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Postcolonial states and metropolitan societies still grapple today with the divisive and difficult legacies unleashed by settler colonialism.

Whether they were settled for trade or geopolitical reasons, these settler communities had in common their shaping of landholding, laws, and race relations in colonies throughout the world. By looking at the detail of

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Postcolonial states and metropolitan societies still grapple today with the divisive and difficult legacies unleashed by settler colonialism.

Whether they were settled for trade or geopolitical reasons, these settler communities had in common their shaping of landholding, laws, and race relations in colonies throughout the world. By looking at the detail of settlements in the twentieth century--from European colonial projects in Africa and expansionist efforts by the Japanese in Korea and Manchuria, to the Germans in Poland and the historical trajectories of Israel/Palestine and South Africa--and analyzing the dynamics set in motion by these settlers, the contributors to this volume establish points of comparison to offer a new framework for understanding the character and fate of twentieth-century empires.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415949439
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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