CIVILIAN-DRIVEN VIOLENCE AND THE GENOCIDE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN SETTLER SOCIETIES

: Adhikari (M.) ed.

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329pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020

 

A collection of essays on the dynamics of civilian-driven mass violence against Indigenous peoples in Western colonial expansion around the world.

Contributions include:

"'No Savage Shall Inherit the Land': civilian-driven violence in the making of settler genocides" by Mohamed Adhikari

"'An Unbroken Line of Crimes and Blood': settler militia and the extermination and enslavement of San in the Graaff-Reinet district of the Cape Colony, c. 1776-1825" by Lance van Sittert and Thierry Rousset

"'Little Kings': farmers' 'erasive' practices in German South West Africa" by Robert Gordon.  

Mohamed Adhikari is Emeritus Associate Professor in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town.