Unbecoming British

How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation
Author(s): 
Yokota, Kariann
ISBN: 
9780195393422
Date published: 
September 2010
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.