By Janne Lahti
From 1866 via 1886, the U.S. military occupied southern Arizona and New Mexico in an try and declare it for payment via american citizens. via a postcolonial lens, Janne Lahti examines the military, its officials, their other halves, and the enlisted males as brokers of an American empire whose project used to be to function a bunch of colonizers engaged in ideological in addition to army, conquest.
Cultural building of Empire explores the cultural and social representations of local americans, Hispanics, and frontiersmen developed by way of the officials, enlisted males, and their dependents. via differentiating themselves from those “less civilized” teams, white army settlers engaged a number of cultural strategies and practices to accrue and workout energy over colonized peoples and locations for the sake of constructing a extra “civilized” surroundings for different settlers. contemplating problems with classification, position, and white ethnicity, Lahti exhibits that the army’s building of empire came about now not at the battlefield on my own but in addition in representations of and social interactions in and between colonial areas, peoples, settlements, and occasions, and within the family realm and lifestyle contained in the military villages.
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Cultural Construction of Empire: The U.S. Army in Arizona and New Mexico by Janne Lahti