Time to Eat the Dogs

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Replay: ‘Ruling the Savage Periphery’


Benjamin Hopkins talks about the concept of the frontier, how it’s not just a place on a map but a set of practices used by colonial states around the world. Hopkins is an associate professor of history at George Washington University. He’s the author of Ruling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern State.


Benjamin Hopkins

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