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Indian Passports

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The epilogue considers the ad hoc 19th-Century system of “Indian passports”—official documents, letters, and testimonials often provided by U.S. agents to Native peoples in western borderlands ... More


Settlers of Color and “Immigrant” Hegemony: “Locals” in Hawai‘i

Haunani-Kay Trask

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter lays the conceptual foundation for this volume. It criticizes Asian settlers—Japanese settlers in particular—who present themselves as champions of Native interests but who obstruct the ... More


The Violence of the Normative

Amy L. Brandzel

in Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040030
eISBN:
9780252098239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040030.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book argues that citizenship is not only the central structure for reifying the norms of whiteness, heterosexuality, ... More


Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative

Amy L. Brandzel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040030
eISBN:
9780252098239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040030.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Numerous activists and scholars have appealed for rights, inclusion, and justice in the name of “citizenship.” This book shows that there is nothing redeemable about citizenship, nothing worth ... More


Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Jeffrey Alan Jr. Erbig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the late eighteenth century, Portugal and Spain sent joint mapping expeditions to draw a nearly 10,000-mile border between Brazil and Spanish South America. These boundary commissions were the ... More


The Good Life (Sumak Kawsay) and the Good Mind (Ganigonhi:oh): Indigenous Values and Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Jack P. Manno and Pamela L. Martin

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The authors, Jack Manno and Pamela Martin, explore the influence of two Indigenous peoples embattled in efforts to keep fossil fuels in the ground. They focus on two key concepts: one known as the ... More


Muslim ‘Fanaticism’ as Ambiguous Trope: A Study in Polemical Mutation

Zak Leonard

in Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190914400
eISBN:
9780190943066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914400.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is concerned with the phenomenon of "Muslim fanaticism", an amorphous threat to governmental security that resisted colonial scrutiny throughout the nineteenth century. As tensions with ... More


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