Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native

  title={Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native},
  author={Patrick. Wolfe},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={387 - 409}
  • P. Wolfe
  • Published 1 December 2006
  • History
  • Journal of Genocide Research
The article explores the relationship between genocide and the settler colonialism. The author asserts that though the settler-colonial logic of elimination has manifested as genocidal-they should be distinguished. The article further analyzes the negative and positive dimensions of settler colonialism. While on the one hand it attempts to dissolve native societies, it also establishes a new colonial society on the seized land base. 

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