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    Empire and its afterlives.Inder S. Marwah, Jennifer Pitts, Timothy Bowers Vasko, Onur Ulas Ince & Robert Nichols - 2020 - Contemporary Political Theory 19 (2):274-305.
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  2. Nature and the native.Timothy Bowers Vasko - 2022 - Critical Research on Religion 10 (1):7-23.
    Critics of climate collapse and colonization in the Americas rightly identify the origin of these twin crises in early modern political theologies. They seek to combat these crises with new political theologies of nature that pay greater reverence to “native” peoples’ ecological knowledge. But in doing so, these critics subtly, perhaps unwittingly, recall elements of the colonial power they criticize. I explain why this is the case, examining Bartolomé de Las Casas’s use of naturales in his critiques of Spanish Conquest, (...)
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    ‘That they will be capable of governing themselves’: Knowledge of Amerindian Difference and early modern arts of governance in the Spanish Colonial Antilles.Timothy Bowers Vasko - 2019 - History of the Human Sciences 32 (3):24-48.
    Contrary to conventional accounts, critical knowledge of the cultural differences of Amerindian peoples was not absent in the early Conquest of the Americas. It was indeed a constitutive element of that process. The knowledge, strategies, and institutions of early Conquest relied on, and reproduced, Amerindian difference within the Spanish Empire as an essential element of that empire’s continued claims to legitimate authority. I demonstrate this through a focus on three parallel and sometimes overlapping texts: Ramón Pané’s Indian Antiquities; Peter Martyr (...)
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