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Civilian-driven violence and the genocide of indigenous peoples in settler societies

Civilian-driven violence and the genocide of indigenous peoples in settler societies

Author: Mohamed Adhikari
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Existing studies of settler colonial genocides explicitly consider the roles of metropolitan and colonial states, and their military forces in the perpetration of exterminatory violence in settler colonial situations, yet rarely pay specific attention to the dynamics around civilian-driven mass violence against indigenous peoples. In many cases, however, civilians were major, if not the main, perpetrators of such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed Adhikari
ISBN: 9781000411768 1000411761 9781003015550 1003015557 100041177X 9781000411775
OCLC Number: 1245921105
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 329 pages): illustrations, maps.
Contents: 'No savage shall inherit the land' : civilian-driven violence in the making of settler genocides --
Raiders, slavers, conquistadors, settlers : civilian-driven violence in the extermination of aboriginal Canary Islanders --
'Shooting a black duck' : genocidal settler violence against indigenous peoples and the creation of Canada --
'An unbroken line of crimes and blood' : settler militia and the extermination and enslavement of San in the Graaff-Reinet district of the Cape Colony, c. 1776-1825 --
Establishing a code of silence : civilian and state complicity in genocidal massacres on the New South Wales frontier, 1788-1859 --
'Pale death ... around our footprints springs' : assessing violent mortality on the Queensland frontier from state and private exterminatory practices --
'There cannot be civilisation and barbarism on the island' : civilian-driven violence and the genocide of the Selk'nam people of Tierra del Fuego --
Missionaries, agents, principals and teachers : civilian complicity in the perpetration of genocide in indigenous boarding schools in New Mexico and Manitoba, 1879-1975 --
'Little Kings' : farmers' 'erasive' practices in German South West Africa --
Settler genocide in Rwanda? Colonial legacies of everyday violence --
Colonialism, frontiers, genocide : civilian-driven violence in settler colonial situations.
Responsibility: edited by Mohamed Adhikari.


This books focuses on the role of civilians as perpetrators of exterminatory violence and on those elements within settler colonial situations that promoted mass violence on their part.  Read more...


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