Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921

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Contemporary discussions of multiculturalism and pluralism remain politically charged in former settler societies. Colonial Proximities historicizes these contestations by illustrating how crossracial encounters in one colonial contact zone - late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century British Columbia - inspired juridical racial truths and forms of governance that continue to inform contemporary politics, albeit in different ways. Drawing from a wide range of legal cases, archival materials, and commissions of inquiry, ...

Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921 2010, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774816342

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Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921 2009, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver

ISBN-13: 9780774816335

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