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Studies in Settler Colonialism

Politics, Identity and Culture

  • Fiona Bateman
  • Lionel Pilkington

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Fiona Bateman, Lionel Pilkington
    Pages 1-9
  3. Lorenzo Veracini
    Pages 204-218
  4. David Attwell
    Pages 219-236
  5. Saree Makdisi
    Pages 237-256
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 297-307

About this book


A widespread and still contemporary political phenomenon that exercises a profound effect on societies, settler colonialism structures relationships both historically and culturally diverse. This book assesses the distinctive feature of settler colonialism, and discusses its political, sociological, economic and cultural consequences.


anti-colonialism colonialism empire history material culture nation settler society

Editors and affiliations

  • Fiona Bateman
    • 1
  • Lionel Pilkington
    • 2
  1. 1.Moore InstituteNational University of IrelandGalwayIreland
  2. 2.Senior Lecturer in EnglishNational University of IrelandGalwayIreland

About the editors

DAVID ATTWELL Chair of Modern Literature, the University of York, UK ELLEKE BOEHMER Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford, UK DANIEL CAREY Senior Lecturer in English, the National University of Ireland JANE CAREY Monash Fellow, Monash University, Australia JOHN COLLINS Associate Professor and Chair of Global Studies, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, USA DERMOT DIX Headmaster and Head of the History Department, Headfort School, Kells, County Meath, Republic of Ireland TADHG FOLEY Professor of English, National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland SALAH D. HASSAN Associate Professor in the Department of English, Michigan State University, USA KAREN K. KOSASA Assistant Professor of American Studies, the University of Hawai?i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai?i, USA LAURA E. LYONS Associate Professor of English, the University of Hawai'i, USA SAREE MAKDISI Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA CLARE MCLISKY Honorary Fellow, the University of Copenhagen, Denmark JOHN PATRICK MONTA?O Head of the Irish Studies Program, the University of Delaware, USA BEN SILVERSTEIN PhD Candidate, La Trobe University, Australia ROBERT J. C. YOUNG Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University, USA LORENZO VERACINI QEII Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia PATRICK WOLFE Charles La Trobe Research Fellow in the History Program, La Trobe University, Australia

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