Decolonizing Development investigates the ways colonialism shaped the modern world by analyzing the relationship between colonialism and development as forms of power.
- Based on novel interpretations of postcolonial and Marxist theory and applied to original research data
- Amply supplemented with maps and illustrations
- An intriguing and invaluable resource for scholars of postcolonialism, development, geography, and the Maya
Part I: Colonizing the Maya.
1. The territorialization of southern Belize.
2. The matter of the Maya farm system.
3. An archaeology of Mayanism.
Part II: Aporias of development.
4. From colonial to development knowledge.
5. Settling: fieldwork in the ruins of development.
6. Finishing the critique of cultural ecology.