An Insane and Irresponsible Government: Louis Riel and the Representation of Responsibility

Benjamin AUTHERS

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Abstract

This chapter examines the language of responsibility and insanity deployed in Louis Riel’s “case” and considers how representation of Riel’s mental state came to illustrate disparate form of “responsibility knowledge”.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRiel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches
EditorsHans V Hansen
Place of PublicationCanada
PublisherMcGill Queens University Press
Pages224-246
Number of pages23
Edition1
ISBN (Print)9780773590465, 9780773590472
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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AUTHERS, B. (2014). An Insane and Irresponsible Government: Louis Riel and the Representation of Responsibility. In H. V. Hansen (Ed.), Riel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches (1 ed., pp. 224-246). Canada: McGill Queens University Press.
AUTHERS, Benjamin. / An Insane and Irresponsible Government: Louis Riel and the Representation of Responsibility. Riel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches. editor / Hans V Hansen. 1. ed. Canada : McGill Queens University Press, 2014. pp. 224-246
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AUTHERS B. An Insane and Irresponsible Government: Louis Riel and the Representation of Responsibility. In Hansen HV, editor, Riel's Defence: Perspectives on His Speeches. 1 ed. Canada: McGill Queens University Press. 2014. p. 224-246