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America's Early Whalemen

Indian Shore Whalers on Long Island, 1650–1750

The University of Arizona Press

The Native Americans of Long Island were integral to the origin and development of the first American whaling enterprise in the years 1650 to 1750. John A. Strong has produced the authoritative source on Indians and shore whaling.

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Coastal Lives

Nature, Capital, and the Struggle for Artisanal Fisheries in Peru

The University of Arizona Press

Coastal Lives reveals the ways in which ocean life is organized to produce value and thus provides a critical examination of the politics of contemporary environmental change in Peru and around the world. The authors underscore the importance of making the co-production of nature, capital, and politics visible as a critical means for addressing ecological crises and the multispecies dispossessions that accompany them.
 

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Planetary Astrobiology

The University of Arizona Press

Planetary Astrobiology represents the combined efforts of more than seventy-five international experts consolidated into twenty chapters and provides an accessible, interdisciplinary gateway for new students and seasoned researchers who wish to learn more about this expanding field. Readers are brought to the frontiers of knowledge in astrobiology via results from the exploration of our own solar system and exoplanetary systems.

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Fighting for Andean Resources

Extractive Industries, Cultural Politics, and Environmental Struggles in Peru

The University of Arizona Press

Fighting for Andean Resources offers a singular contribution to the literature critiquing monolithic views of nation-state dynamics and globalization. Vladimir R. Gil Ramón examines the protocols of accountability and the social critique of the application of environmental impact assessments and safeguard policies. His analysis reveals the complex mechanisms for legitimizing decision-making and adds to an understanding of everyday state-nation conflicts and negotiations.

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Landscapes of Freedom

Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia

The University of Arizona Press

Landscapes of Freedom reconstructs the unusual postemancipation trajectory of African descendants on Colombia’s Pacific coast, who attained high levels of autonomy by controlling rainforests for subsistence and procuring natural resources for export.

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Girl of New Zealand

Colonial Optics in Aotearoa

The University of Arizona Press

 Girl of New Zealand resurrects Māori women from objectification and locates them firmly within Māori whanau/families and communities.

 

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Diné Identity in a Twenty-First-Century World

The University of Arizona Press

Informed by personal experience and offering an inclusive view, Diné Identity in a Twenty-First-Century World showcases the complexity of understanding and the richness of current Diné identities.

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State Formation in the Liberal Era

Capitalisms and Claims of Citizenship in Mexico and Peru

Edited by Ben Fallaw and David Nugent
The University of Arizona Press
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Traditional, National, and International Law and Indigenous Communities

The University of Arizona Press

This volume of the Indigenous Justice series explores the global effects of marginalizing Indigenous law. The essays in this book argue that European-based law has been used to force Indigenous peoples to assimilate, has politically disenfranchised Indigenous communities, and has destroyed traditional Indigenous social institutions. The research in this volume focuses on the resurgence of traditional law, tribal–state relations in the United States, laws that have impacted Native American women, laws that have failed to protect Indigenous sacred sites, the effect of international conventions on domestic laws, and the role of community justice organizations in operationalizing international law.

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Indigenous Environmental Justice

The University of Arizona Press

The book explores the ongoing effects of colonization and emphasizes Native American tribes as governments rather than ethnic minorities. Combining elements of legal issues, human rights issues, and sovereignty issues, Indigenous Environmental Justice creates a clear example of community resilience in the face of corporate greed and state indifference.

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