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Landscapes of Power Politics of Energy in the Navajo Nation

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ISBN-10: 082236994X

ISBN-13: 9780822369943

Edition: 2018

Authors: Dana E. Powell

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In Landscapes of Power Dana E. Powell examines the rise and fall of the controversial Desert Rock Power Plant initiative in New Mexico to trace the political conflicts surrounding native sovereignty and contemporary energy development on Navajo (Din#65533;) Nation land. Powell's historical and ethnographic account shows how the coal-fired power plant project's defeat provided the basis for redefining the legacies of colonialism, mineral extraction, and environmentalism. Examining the labor of activists, artists, politicians, elders, technicians, and others, Powell emphasizes the generative potential of Navajo resistance to articulate a vision of autonomy in the face of twenty-first century…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 1/5/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English