New York: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: This edited collection offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of settler colonialism as a global phenomenon. Denoon, Donald.
Understanding settler societies. Historical Studies — One of the first pieces to theoretically analyze settler colonialism as distinct from other forms of empire. Laid the groundwork for future studies. Elkins, Caroline, and Susan Pedersen, eds. Settler colonialism in the twentieth century: Projects, practices, legacies. New York: Routledge.
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This broadly comparative volume foregrounds the ongoing legacy and practice of settler colonialism in the 20th century. Includes a clearly written historical summary of the development of settler colonialism around the world. Goldstein, Alyosha, and Alex Lubin, eds. Special issue: Settler colonialism. South Atlantic Quarterly A good collection for understanding the state of the field of settler colonial studies.
What is Settler Colonialism?
Features theoretically grounded essays from a wide variety of settler colonial locations. Mikdashi, Maya. What is settler colonialism? American Indian Culture and Research Journal A thoughtful, moving essay, originally published in the e-zine Jadaliyya. Verancini, Lorezno. Settler colonialism: A theoretical overview. Currently the definitive theoretical and historical introduction to settler colonialism, this book is a very useful starting point for new researchers.
Duke University Press - Settler Colonialism
Settler colonialism and the transformation of anthropology: The politics and poetics of an ethnographic event. London: Cassel. Continues to be one of the most-cited books in settler colonial studies. Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native. Journal of Genocide Research 8. Another influential piece by Wolfe, analyzing settler colonialism as a genocidal process premised, above all, on access to territory. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. Please subscribe or login.
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Not a member? Sign up for My OBO. Already a member? Publications Pages Publications Pages. Over the course of three centuries, American settlers spread throughout North America and beyond, driving out indigenous populations to establish exclusive and permanent homelands of their own. In doing so, they helped to create the richest and most powerful nation in human history, even as they caused the death and displacement of millions of people.
This groundbreaking historical synthesis demonstrates that the United States is and has always been fundamentally a settler colonial society - and, indeed, that its growth as a country represents the most sweeping, violent, and significant instance of the phenomenon in history.
Linking episodes too often treated in isolation - including Indian removal, the Mexican and Civil Wars, and the settlement of Alaska and Hawaii - it upends many familiar categories of US history and presents a compelling yet disturbing framework through which to understand America's rise to global dominance. Walter L. Foreign Policy