A Companion to Postcolonial Studies (Innbundet)

An Historical Introduction

Serie: Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 624
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies
ISBN/EAN: 9780631206620
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale: A Companion to Postcolonial Studies
This volume examines the tumultuous changes that have occurred and are still occurring in the aftermath of European colonization of the globe from 1492 to 1947. * Ranges widely over the major themes, regions, theories and practices of postcolonial study* Presents original essays by the leading proponents of postcolonial study in the Americas, Europe, India, Africa, East and West Asia* Provides clear introductions to the major social and political movements underlying colonization and decolonization, accessible histories of the literature and culture, and separate regions affected by European colonization* Features introductory essays on the major thinkers and intellectual schools that have informed strategies of national liberation worldwide* Offers an incisive summary of the long history and theory of modern European colonization in local detail and global scale

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