Unbecoming British How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation

Author(s): 
Yokota, Kariann
ISBN: 
9780195393422
Date published: 
January 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£19.99

From household objects to maps and ideas of race, Kariann Yokota examines early US history through the lens of postcolonial theory. While its leaders went to great lengths to establish their "civility,"what really distinguished the new nation were its unlimited natural resources, slavery, and the displacement of native societies.