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Genocide against Indigenous Peoples

David Maybury-Lewis

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how the genocidal and inhumane treatment of indigenous peoples was often framed in the metanarratives of modernity, particularly in the notion of “progress.” It points out that not ... More


Sailing into the Anthropocene

Peter Dauvergne

in Environmentalism of the Rich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapters 2–6 survey the political and socioeconomic forces underlying the global sustainability crisis. Understanding the scale and depth of contemporary forces of capitalism and consumerism requires ... More


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