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By Linda Tuhiwai Smith

'A landmark within the technique of decolonizing imperial Western knowledge.'
Walter Mignolo, Duke University

To the colonized, the time period 'research' is conflated with ecu colonialism; the ways that educational study has been implicated within the throes of imperialism continues to be a painful reminiscence.

This crucial quantity explores intersections of imperialism and learn - in particular, the ways that imperialism is embedded in disciplines of data and culture as 'regimes of truth.' strategies corresponding to 'discovery' and 'claiming' are mentioned and a controversy offered that the decolonization of analysis tools can help to reclaim regulate over indigenous methods of figuring out and being.

Now in its eagerly awaited moment version, this bestselling ebook has been considerably revised, with new case-studies and examples and critical additions on new indigenous literature, the function of analysis in indigenous struggles for social justice, which brings this crucial quantity urgently up-to-date.

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