Download PDF by Søren Rud: Colonialism in Greenland: Tradition, Governance and Legacy

By Søren Rud

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This publication explores how the Danish experts ruled the colonized inhabitants in Greenland within the 19th and 20th centuries. competing narratives of colonialism dominate in Greenland in addition to Denmark. One narrative portrays the Danish colonial undertaking as ruthless and brutal extraction of a weak indigenousness humans; the opposite narrative emphasizes virtually completely the benevolent features of Danish rule in Greenland. instead of siding with the sort of narratives, this ebook investigates real practices of colonial governance in Greenland with an outlook to the wide overseas scholarship on colonialism and post-colonialism. The chapters handle the intimate connections between the institution of an ethnographic discourse and the colonial suggestions of governance in Greenland. Thereby the ebook offers very important nuances to the knowledge of the ancient dating among Denmark and Greenland and hyperlinks this old trajectory to the current negotiations of Greenlandic identity.

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This booklet explores how the Danish specialists ruled the colonized inhabitants in Greenland within the 19th and 20th centuries. competing narratives of colonialism dominate in Greenland in addition to Denmark. One narrative portrays the Danish colonial venture as ruthless and brutal extraction of a susceptible indigenousness humans; the opposite narrative emphasizes nearly solely the benevolent features of Danish rule in Greenland.

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