New PDF release: After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial

By Gyan Prakash

ISBN-10: 0691037426

ISBN-13: 9780691037424

ISBN-10: 0691037434

ISBN-13: 9780691037431

After Colonialism bargains a clean examine the background of colonialism and the alterations in wisdom, disciplines, and identities produced via the imperial adventure. Ranging throughout disciplines--from heritage to anthropology to literary studies--and throughout regions--from India to Palestine to Latin the US to Europe--the essays during this quantity reexamine colonialism and its aftermath. prime literary students, historians, and anthropologists have interaction with fresh theories and views of their particular experiences, displaying the centrality of colonialism within the making of the fashionable international and supplying postcolonial reflections at the results and event of empire.

The contributions go old research of texts with textual exam of historic files and situate metropolitan cultural practices in engagements with non-metropolitan destinations. Interdisciplinarity the following skill exploring and realigning disciplinary obstacles. participants to After Colonialism comprise Edward stated, Steven Feierman, Joan Dayan, Ruth Phillips, Anthony Pagden, Leonard Blussé, Gauri Viswanathan, Zachary Lockman, Jorge Klor de Alva, Irene Silverblatt, Emily Apter, and Homi Bhabha.

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