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Slavery and Colonialism Go Deeper than Toppling Statues

Rahman, Kaz (2020) Slavery and Colonialism Go Deeper than Toppling Statues. . Politics Today Website. (KAR id:88200)


The danger is to mistake tokenistic gestures of racial and ethnic equality by the symbolic overthrow of bronze statues of easily targeted, long-dead historical figures with a long-term commitment to a radically different world-view.

Item Type: Internet publication
Uncontrolled keywords: Colonialism, Sculpture, Statueclasm, Politics, Empire, Slavery, George Floyd
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
E History America > E151 United States (General)
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
N Visual Arts > NB Sculpture
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Kaz Rahman
Date Deposited: 17 May 2021 10:34 UTC
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2022 13:52 UTC
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