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Empire Colony Postcolony

Author : Robert JC Young
ISBN : 9781405193405
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"The first book to introduce the main historical and cultural parameters of the different categories of empire, colony, and postcolony, and the ways in which they are analysed today"--

Governance And The Postcolony

Author : David Everatt
ISBN : 9781776143443
Genre : Political Science
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As a robust, critical assessment of power and accountability in the sub-Saharan context, this text brings together topical case studies that will be a valuable resource for those working in the field of African international relations, public policy, public management and administration.

Postcolonialism A Very Short Introduction

Author : Robert J. C. Young
ISBN : 9780198856832
Genre : History
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Since the 1960s, many people around the world have challenged the idea that western perspectives are the only ones that count. This book examines the history of that challenge, outlining the ideas behind it, and showing the ways in which the histories and the cultures of the world can be rethought in new, different and productive directions.

Postcolonialism

Author : Robert Young
ISBN : 9781405120944
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"This book is concerned with the revolutionary history of the non-Western world and its centuries-long struggle to overthrow Western imperialism: from slow beginnings in the eighteenth century, the last half of the twentieth century witnessed more than a quarter of the world's population win their freedom. It was written before the momentous political events of the twenty-first century: published two months before the 9/11 attacks in 2001, and ten years before the Arab revolutions that erupted across the Arab world in 2011. It had been originally commissioned as an introduction to postcolonialism at a time when 'postcolonial theory' formed an innovative body of thinking that was making waves beyond its own disciplinary location. That interest was the mark of a new phase within many Western societies in which immigrants from the global South had begun to emerge as influential cultural voices challenging the basis of the manner in which European and North American societies represented themselves and their own histories. The late Edward Said and Stuart Hall both symbolized the ways in which intellectuals who had been born in former colonies became spokespersons for a popular radical re-evaluation of contemporary culture: a profound transformation of society and its values was underway. That revolution involved the consensus of an equality amongst different people and cultures rather than the hierarchy that had been developed since the beginning of the nineteenth century as a central feature of Western imperialism. Postcolonial critique has been so successful"--Provided by publisher.

From The Colonial To The Postcolonial

Author : Lawrence a Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History and South Asian Languages Dipesh Chakrabarty
ISBN : UOM:39015067682644
Genre : History
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Contributed articles presented in a conference organized at the University of Chicago in April 2005.

Postcolonial Passages

Author : Shahid Amin
ISBN : UOM:39015060061283
Genre : History
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Brings Into Mutual Dialogue Landmark Writings On Entire And Modernity, State And Nation And Colonial Questions And Post Colonial Problems-This Address A New Contentions Questions Of Historical Representation And Cultural Understanding. Divided Into 3 Parts With 15 Contributors.

An Anthology Of Colonial And Postcolonial Short Fiction

Author : Dean R. Baldwin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122859619
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Focusing on short stories from both the former British colonies and Great Britain itself, An Anthology of Colonial and Postcolonial Short Fiction presents a fascinating cross-section of writing in English, a literature politicized by the experience of colonization. Great short stories from Ireland, Canada, the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand demonstrate the diversity of the postcolonial experience around the world from the late nineteenth century to the present. Also including rich background materials and thorough explanatory footnotes to help students read these stories with an informed eye, this anthology is a must for any student interested in world literature in general and postcolonial literature in particular. Book jacket.

Colonial Memory And Postcolonial Europe

Author : Andrea L. Smith
ISBN : UOM:39015064874756
Genre : Social Science
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"[I]ntersects with very active areas of research in history and anthropology, and links these domains of inquiry spanning Europe and North Africa in a creative and innovative fashion." --Douglas Holmes, Binghamton University Maltese settlers in colonial Algeria had never lived in France, but as French citizens were abruptly "repatriated" there after Algerian independence in 1962. In France today, these pieds-noirs are often associated with "Mediterranean" qualities, the persisting tensions surrounding the French-Algerian War, and far-right, anti-immigrant politics. Through their social clubs, they have forged an identity in which Malta, not Algeria, is the unifying ancestral homeland. Andrea L. Smith uses history and ethnography to argue that scholars have failed to account for the effect of colonialism on Europe itself. She explores nostalgia and collective memory; the settlers' liminal position in the colony as subalterns and colonists; and selective forgetting, in which Malta replaces Algeria, the "true" homeland, which is now inaccessible, fraught with guilt and contradiction. The study provides insight into race, ethnicity, and nationalism in Europe as well as cultural context for understanding political trends in contemporary France.

The Empire Writes Back

Author : Bill Ashcroft
ISBN : 9781134465040
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The experience of colonization and the challenges of a post-colonial world have produced an explosion of new writing in English. This diverse and powerful body of literature has established a specific practice of post-colonial writing in cultures as various as India, Australia, the West Indies and Canada, and has challenged both the traditional canon and dominant ideas of literature and culture. The Empire Writes Back was the first major theoretical account of a wide range of post-colonial texts and their relation to the larger issues of post-colonial culture, and remains one of the most significant works published in this field. The authors, three leading figures in post-colonial studies, open up debates about the interrelationships of post-colonial literatures, investigate the powerful forces acting on language in the post-colonial text, and show how these texts constitute a radical critique of Eurocentric notions of literature and language. This book is brilliant not only for its incisive analysis, but for its accessibility for readers new to the field. Now with an additional chapter and an updated bibliography, The Empire Writes Back is essential for contemporary post-colonial studies.

Journal Of Commonwealth And Postcolonial Studies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132676821
Genre : Commonwealth countries
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Postcolonial Ghosts

Author : Gerry Turcotte
ISBN : UIUC:30112102245674
Genre : Commonwealth literature (English)
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Empire Of Analogies

Author : Kaori Nagai
ISBN : UOM:39015069353244
Genre : History
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"Empire of anlaogies examines Kipling's representation of the Irish in his Indian stories, while tracing his changing views of the Empire as the hegemony of British imperialism faltered towards the end of the nineteenth century. It raises an important question regarding the place of Ireland in the Empire, namely, why do his Irish characters, especially the eponymous hero of Kim, have to be represented in India? Empire of analogies seeks to answer this colonial riddle by placing it within the context of the imperial connections between British colonies. It argues that Indo-Irish analogies and comparisons became especially important in representing imperial integrity in the late nineteenth century, and, as such, became the very site where the image of the British Empire was contested." --book jacket.

Postcolonial Wales

Author : Jane Aaron
ISBN : UOM:39015061181163
Genre : History
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Questions, hypotheses, and concepts drawn from postcolonial theory are used to understand the culture and politics of postdevolution Wales in these essays. Beginning with discussions of how Wales, as a nation, has been understood historiographically, as well as historically, this analysis focuses on Welsh cultural differences in terms of literature, mass media, music, drama, and the visual arts.

Empire And Apocalypse

Author : Stephen D. Moore
ISBN : UOM:39015069292574
Genre : Religion
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In Empire and Apocalypse Stephen Moore offers us the most complete introduction yet to the emergent field of postcolonial biblical criticism. It includes an indispensable in-depth introduction to postcolonial theory and criticism together with a detailed survey of postcolonial biblical criticism. Next come three substantial exegetical chapters on the Gospels of Mark and John and the Book of Revelation, which together demonstrate how postcolonial studies provide fresh conceptual resources and critical strategies for rethinking early Christianity's complex relations to the Roman Empire. Each of these three texts, to different degrees, Moore argues, mimic and replicate fundamental facets of Roman imperial ideology even while resisting and eroding it. The book concludes with an amply annotated bibliography whose main section provides a comprehensive listing of work done to date in postcolonial biblical criticism.

A History Of Postcolonial Literature In 12 1 2 Books

Author : Tobias Döring
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124235685
Genre : Colonies in literature
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Semeia

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ISBN : UCAL:B4448837
Genre : Bible
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Postcolonial Germany

Author : Britta Schilling
ISBN : 9780198703464
Genre : History
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From 1884 to 1918, Germany had control over almost three million square kilometres of land overseas in the form of colonies and concessions in Africa, China, and the Pacific. This era of overseas expansion was brought to an abrupt end with its decolonization at the end of the First World War, making Germany the first 'postcolonial' European nation that had participated in the 'new imperialism' of the modern era. Despite its relatively short duration, thecollective memory of this period has been long-lived and dynamic. Postcolonial Germany is the first comprehensive account of the memory of colonialism in Germany from 1919 until the present day. It draws on awide range of sources, including popular literature, oral history, and previously unexplored archival holdings to tell the story of a remarkably resilient memory which has survived not least because of its intimate connection to material culture.

Indonesian Postcolonial Theatre

Author : Evan Darwin Winet
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215371829
Genre : History
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Drawing examples from as early as a 1619 production of Hamlet and as recent as 2007 performances by Indonesia’s most famous presidential impersonator, this book considers how theatre functions as a uniquely effective medium for representing the contradictions of Indonesian identity in the urban colonial/postcolonial metropole.

Postcolonial Theory And Lusophone Literatures

Author : Paulo de Medeiros
ISBN : NWU:35556041337437
Genre : Portuguese literature
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Francophone Postcolonial Studies

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ISBN : UOM:39015062116911
Genre : French literature
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