Archive for September, 2012

Robert van Krieken, ‘Between assimilation and multiculturalism: models of integration in Australia’, Patterns of Prejudice 46, 5 (2012). This paper outlines the ways in which the conception of social integration and its practical realization have developed over time in Australia, and the various pathways that models of integration have followed. It makes a distinction between […]

Onur Ulas Ince, ‘Capitalism, Colonization, and Contractual Dispossession: Wakefield’s Letters from Sydney’, APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper. Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1796-1862) is principally known for his historical role as a colonial entrepreneur involved in the colonization of South Australia and New Zealand. Less acknowledged and analyzed is his position as a British political economist. Wakefield […]

Adam J. Barker and Jenny Pickerill, ‘Radicalizing Relationships To and Through Shared Geographies: Why Anarchists Need to Understand Indigenous Connections to Land and Place’, Antipode (early view, 2012). Indigenous activists and anarchist Settler people are articulating common ground in opposition to imperialism and colonialism. However, many anarchists have faced difficulties in Indigenous solidarity work through […]

William and Mary Quarterly 69, 3 (2012). FORUM: COLONIAL HISTORIANS AND AMERICAN INDIANS James H. Merrell, ‘Second Thoughts on Colonial Historians and American Indians'(pp. 451-512). Andrew Cayton, ‘Not the Fragments but the Whole’ (pp. 513-516). Wendy A. Warren, ‘More than Words: Language, Colonization, and History’ (pp. 517-520). Juliana Barr, ‘The Red Continent and the Cant […]

Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict (2011-12). Contains, among others: Tammy Murphy, ‘“Courses and Recourses”: Exploring Indigenous Peoples’ Land Reclamation in Search of Fresh Solutions for Israelis and Palestinians’. Jacinta Chiamaka Nwaka, ‘Host-Settler Relations, Conflict Dynamics, and Threatened Identity in Kano’

Kristyn Harman and Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, ‘Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in Colonial Australia, 1805–1860’, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 13, 2 (2012). The majority of the 160,000 convicts transported to Australia in the nineteenth century were European, yet a small number of colonial subjects were also incorporated into Britain’s Antipodean penal settlements. These included Aboriginal […]

Blake A. Watson, Buying America from the Indians: Johnson v. McIntosh and the History of Native Land Rights (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012). The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Johnson v. McIntosh established the basic principles that govern American Indian property rights to this day. In the case, more than one Anglo-American purchaser claimed title to the […]

Frédéric Giraut and Céline Vacchiani-Marcuzzo, ‘Mapping places and people in a settler society: From discrepancy to good fit over one century of South African censuses’, Mappemonde 106 (2012). The dynamics of population and urbanization in South Africa have been recorded by a remarkable set of censuses during the 20th century. These censuses indicate a changing […]

Daniel Ingram, Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America (Florida University Press, 2012). This fascinating look at the cultural and military importance of British forts in the colonial era explains how these forts served as communities in Indian country more than as bastions of British imperial power. Their security depended on maintaining good relations with […]