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Author Dahl, Adam, author.

Title Empire of the people : settler colonialism and the foundations of modern democratic thought / Adam Dahl.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.1 D137e 2018    ---  Available
Description x, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American political thought
American political thought.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The settler colonial foundations of modern democratic thought -- Federalism and Empire -- From colonial dependence to imperial equality -- The coloniality of constituent power -- Settler Colonialism and Democratic Culture -- Colonial dispossession and the settler social state -- Manifest Destiny and the safety valve of colonization -- Slavery and the empire of free soil -- Unsettling Democracy -- William Apess and the paradox of settler sovereignty -- Decolonizing the democratic tradition.
Subject United States -- Territorial expansion -- Political aspects.
Land settlement -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Indians of North America -- Colonization.
Democracy -- United States -- History.
Manifest Destiny.
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century.
Democracy. (OCoLC)fst00890077
Indians of North America -- Colonization. (OCoLC)fst00969685
Land settlement -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00991326
Manifest Destiny. (OCoLC)fst01748890
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780700626069 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0700626069 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9780700626076 paperback ; alkaline paper
0700626077 paperback ; alkaline paper
9780700626083 electronic book

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