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Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance

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Description for Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance Paperback. This book explores the means used by government officials, police officers, church representatives, and ordinary settlers to facilitate and justify colonization, their effects on Indigenous economic, political, social, and spiritual lives, and how they were resisted. Series: The West Unbound: Social and Cultural Studies. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBC; 3JH; 3JJC; 3JJF; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLL; HBLW; HBTB; JFSL9; JPFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 544.
Canada is regularly presented as a country where liberalism has ensuredfreedom and equality for all. Yet with the expansion of settlers intothe First Nations territories that became southern Alberta and BC,liberalism proved to be an exclusionary rather than inclusionary force.Between 1877 and 1927, government officials, police officers, churchrepresentatives, ordinary settlers, and many others operated to excludeand reform Indigenous people. Presenting Anglo-Canadian liberalcapitalist values and structures and interests as normal, natural, andbeyond reproach devalued virtually every aspect of Indigenous cultures.This book explores the means used to facilitate and justifycolonization, their effects on Indigenous economic, political, social,and spiritual lives, and how they ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
AU Press Canada
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Series
The West Unbound: Social and Cultural Studies
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
EDMONTON, Canada
ISBN
9781897425398
SKU
V9781897425398
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About Keith D. Smith
Keith D. Smith is chair of the Department of FirstNations Studies and teaches in the Department of History at VancouverIsland University in Nanaimo.

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