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Space-Time Colonialism: Alaska's Indigenous and Asian Entanglements

Juliana Hu Pegues


As the enduring "last frontier," Alaska proves an indispensable context for examining the form and function of American colonialism, particularly in the shift from western continental expansion to global empire. In this richly theorized work, Juliana Hu Pegues evaluates four key historical periods in U.S.-Alaskan history: the Alaskan purchase, the Gold Rush, the emergence of salmon canneries, and the World War II era. In each, Hu Pegues recognizes colonial and racial entanglements between Alaska Native peoples and Asian immigrants. In the midst of this complex interplay, the American colonial ... More

Keywords: “Last frontier”, American colonialism, Empire, Alaska, Alaska Native, Indigenous, Asian, Space-time colonialism, Settler colonialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781469656182
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656182.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Juliana Hu Pegues, author
Cornell University