Apr. 16 (Tue.) Empires and Modern Empires

[Classic Studies on Imperialism]
Hobson, J. A. Imperialism : A Study.  London: Unwin Hyman, 1988.
Lenin, Imperialism

[On Colonialism]
Osterhammel, Jürgen. Colonialism : A Theoretical Overview. Princeton, 1997.

[21st Century Optimistic History]
Pinker, Steven. The Better Angels of Our Nature : Why Violence Has Declined. New York: Viking, 2011.

[Settler Colonialism]
Wolfe, Patrick. “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native.” Journal of Genocide Research 8 4 (2006): 387-409.
Saler, Bethel. The Settlers’ Empire : Colonialism and State Formation in America’s Old Northwest. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.
Veracini, Lorenzo. “Patrick Wolfe’s Dialectics.” Aboriginal History (2016).
Moses, A. Dirk. Genocide and Settler Society : Frontier Violence and Stolen Indigenous Children in Australian History.  New York: Berghahn Books, 2005.

[Works we talked about in the class]
Fukuyama, Francis. The End of History and the Last Man. New York: Free Press, 1992.
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, et al. The Philosophy of Right. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, 1952.
Huntington, Samuel P. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011.