Commenting a forthcoming issue of Settler Colonial Studies: Lorenzo Veracini, ‘Afterword: a history of the settler colonial present’, Settler Colonial Studies, 2015
Excerpt: The papers collected in this special issue are significant. Collectively they provide a genealogical approach to the interpretation of the global settler colonial present. This is, I believe, a topic worth exploring.
How did settler colonialism as a particular mode of domination became a global phenomenon, a phenomenon that even exceeds the polities that emerged from the forcible and violent dispossession of indigenous homelands?
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