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The White PossessiveProperty, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Aileen Moreton-Robinson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692149
eISBN:
9781452950761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The White Possessive explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless. Focusing on the Australian ... More

World ProjectsGlobal Information before World War I

World Projects: Global Information before World War I

Markus Krajewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695935
eISBN:
9781452947501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book opens a new portal into the history of globalization by examining several large-scale projects that, at the beginning of the twentieth century, shared a grand yet unachievable goal: ... More

X-MarksNative Signatures of Assent

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Scott Lyons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X, signifying their ... More

Zoo RenewalWhite Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Lisa Uddin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Why do we feel bad at the zoo? In a fascinating counterhistory of American zoos in the 1960s and 1970s, Lisa Uddin revisits the familiar narrative of zoo reform, from naked cages to more naturalistic ... More

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