The Ormsby Review: The Fourth World

Review of The Fourth World by George Manuel and Michael Posluns

A foundational work of radical anticolonialism, back in print

Re-issued by the University of Minnesota Press with a new introduction by Glen Coulthard and an afterword by George Manuel’s daughter Doreen Manuel, this classic 1974 text is now available to a new generation of readers. The Fourth World weaves an oral history of Secwepmec political leader, George Manuel (1921-1989) with the research and writing skills of Michael Posluns (born 1941) a Canadian journalist and researcher, who passed away in January 2020 in Toronto while I was preparing this review.


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