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Jaime Moreno Tejada

qualities, where culture and nature are confused with each other. As political economy is brought into the conversation, we are made aware of another critical crossroads: the site where the mask of imperialism copes with the sheer precariousness of its

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Bret Gustafson, Francesco Carpanini, Martin Kalb, James Giblin, Sarah Besky, Patrick Gallagher, Andrew Curley, Jen Gobby, and Ryan Anderson

ramifications during the frenzy of colonialism in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as ideas of desiccation became increasingly globalized” (79). The age of Western imperialism played a major role in the dissemination of certain understandings of arid

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Oceans

Amelia Moore and Jerry K. Jacka

Crockford's discussion of the entanglement of imperialism and capitalism on the high seas. Since the mid-twentieth century, the US government has been actively involved in managing the vast amounts of data produced on oceans to ensure that “scientific

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Unsettling the Land

Indigeneity, Ontology, and Hybridity in Settler Colonialism

Paul Berne Burow, Samara Brock, and Michael R. Dove

physically sustained by the estate model of cultivation itself. Recent work on estates and similar “concessions” suggests that there is an epistemic imperialism to all such development schemes (Bonneuil 2001; Hardin 2002 ). These schemes construct bounded

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Constanza Parra and Casey Walsh

. Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci . New York : International Publishers . Harvey , David . 2003 . The New Imperialism . Oxford : Oxford University Press . 10.1093/oso/9780199264315.001.0001 Mannheim , Karl . [ 1936 ] 1954

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Contradictions of Solidarity

Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

, since we are problematizing racialization and settler colonialism in the mainstream movement. Some historians locate the beginnings of Western environmentalism within the colonial project, explicitly tying it to dispossession and imperialism. Richard

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Sarah Besky and Jonathan Padwe

global market ( Brockway 1979: 5 ). Richard Grove (1995 ) casts the establishment of botanical gardens as an attempt at mercantile conservation, or “green imperialism.” Perhaps the most important plant to imperial expansion was the Andean cinchona tree

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Global Patterns in Interaction and Conflict Surrounding Cetacean Conservation and Traditional Marine Hunting Communities

Florence Durney

whale-watching industries, and raising the issues that this presents for anti-whaling advocates’ support of whale watching. Imperialism, Commercial Whaling, and the Power of Historical Narratives in Global Discourse Multiple scholars have noted

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Ocean Thinking

The Work of Ocean Sciences, Scientists, and Technologies in Producing the Sea as Space

Susannah Crockford

the vortex of nationalism, extractivism, and imperialism spun by the expansion of colonial frontiers across the seas. The singular “discovery” of fifteenth-century ocean-bound adventurism was the feasibility of direct seagoing routes between continents

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Damaging Environments

Land, Settler Colonialism, and Security for Indigenous Peoples

Wilfrid Greaves

others—settlers—to belong” ( Hanrahan 2017: 72 ). In this context, “applying the settler label does not imply a moral or ethical judgement; rather, it is a descriptive term that recognizes the historical and contemporary realities of imperialism that