Stolen City: Racial Capitalism And The Making Of Winnipeg by Owen ToewsStolen City: Racial Capitalism And The Making Of Winnipeg by Owen Toews

Stolen City: Racial Capitalism And The Making Of Winnipeg

byOwen Toews

Paperback | June 15, 2018

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Through a combination of historical and contemporary analysis this book shows how settler colonialism, as a mode of racial capitalism, has made and remade Winnipeg and the Canadian Prairie West over the past one hundred and fifty years. It traces the emergence of a 'dominant bloc', or alliance, in Winnipeg that has imagined and installed successive regional development visions to guarantee its own wealth and power. The book gives particular attention to the ways that an ascendant post-industrial urban redevelopment vision for Winnipeg's city-centre has renewed longstanding colonial 'legacies' of dispossession and racism over the past forty years. In doing so, it moves beyond the common tendency to break apart histories of settler-colonial conquest from studies of urban history or contemporary urban processes.

Owen Toews is a geographer based in Winnipeg, Canada. He is currently working on a book project about land policy and the human geography of the Prairie West, 1869-2015 and teaching in the Department of Environment and Geography at the University of Manitoba. He holds a Ph.D in Human Geography from the City University of New York (CUNY...
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Title:Stolen City: Racial Capitalism And The Making Of WinnipegFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 15, 2018Publisher:ARP BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894037936

ISBN - 13:9781894037938

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