Aidan Forth is an associate professor of History at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada. His first book, Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876–1902, won the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize from the Canadian Historical Association and the Stansky Book Prize from the North American Conference on British Studies. He is currently writing a global and longue-durée history of the concentration camp for the University of Toronto Press.
Settler Colonialism Meets the War on Terror: The Enclosure of China’s Uyghurs
Aidan Forth reviews two new books by Darren Byler, “In the Camps: China’s High-Tech Penal Colony” and “Terror Capitalism: Uyghur Dispossession and Masculinity in a Chinese City.”...