Buried Epistemologies: The Politics of Nature in (Post) colonial British Columbia

@inproceedings{WillemsBraun2017BuriedET,
  title={Buried Epistemologies: The Politics of Nature in (Post) colonial British Columbia},
  author={Bruce Willems-Braun},
  year={2017}
}
Postcolonial theory has asserted the need to carefully consider how present-day social and cultural practices are marked by histories of colonialism. This paper explores representations of the ‘rainforest’ and ‘nature’ in British Columbia, Canada, and traces a series of ‘buried epistemologies’ through which neocolonial relations are asserted in the region. Drawing upon recent representations of the forest proffered by the forest industry and the environmental movement, and the historical… Expand
40 Citations

Figures from this paper

Picturing the pipeline: Mapping settler colonialism on Instagram
A political ecology of home: Attachment to nature and political subjectivity
  • 6
Thinking Geographically: Globalizing Capitalism and Beyond
  • 17
  • PDF
Sustainability, feminist posthumanism and the unusual capacities of (post)humans
  • 5
  • PDF
Movement, Power and Place: The Biography of a Wagon Road in a Contested First Nations Landscape
  • 6
...
1
2
3
4
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 73 REFERENCES
Notes on the "Post-Colonial"
  • 628
  • Highly Influential
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism
  • 18,470
  • PDF
Radical American Environmentalism and Wilderness Perservation: A Third World Critique
  • 452
  • PDF
The Location of Culture
  • 17,711
What is post(-)colonialism?
  • 259
Power, resistance and the law in a British Columbia land title trial
  • 3
The Postcolonial Aura : Third World Criticism in the Age of Global Capitalism
  • 437
  • PDF
Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy
  • 3,756
  • PDF
...
1
2
3
4
5
...