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The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism reviewed by novelist Eve Ottenberg


The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean
260 pp, $25 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-663-9
By Gerald Horne

Reviewed by Eve Ottenberg

“The world is awash in the blood of innocents. Nothing makes this clearer than Gerald Horne’s recently published The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism, which puts the genocide of indigenous Americans at about 90 percent of their population’s total. The book also estimates that from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries nearly 13 million Africans and five million indigenous Americans were enslaved by Europeans in the new world…”

Read the review at Eve Ottenberg’s blog

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