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Historical agency and the coloniality of power in postsocialist Europe

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In this article, I analyse the ways in which coloniality as a racialized and racializing rationality of government and knowledge production shapes political and historical subjects in postsocialist Europe. I analyse Latvian attempts to establish historical presence in European modernity through appropriation of 17th-century colonial pursuits of the Duchy of Courland into Latvian national history, as well as interpretations of this historical appropriation by Western scholars and travellers. I...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1463499613502185

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Anthropological Theory Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
394-416
Publication date:
2013-11-15
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EISSN:
1741-2641
ISSN:
1463-4996
Source identifiers:
624011
Language:
English
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pubs:624011
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uuid:38880d21-2bae-4cd0-ae93-c7c57308f755
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pubs:624011
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2019-07-02

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