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Empire, Colony, Postcolony von Young, Robert J. C. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 29.06.2015
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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Empire, Colony, Postcolony

Empire, Colony, Postcolony provides a clear exposition of the historical, political and ideological dimensions of colonialism, imperialism, and postcolonialism, with clear explanations of these categories, which relate their histories to contemporary political issues. The Book analyzes major concepts and explains the meaning of key terms. The first book to introduce the main historical and cultural parameters of the different categories of empire, colony, postcolony, nation and globalization and the ways in which they are analysed today
Explains in clear and accessible language the historical and theoretical origins of post-colonial theory as well as providing a postcolonial perspective on the formations of the contemporary world
Young is an acknowledged expert on postcolonialism
Robert J.C. Young, FBA, is Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature at New York University. His writing ranges across the fields of cultural and political history, literature, philosophy, photography, psychoanalysis and translation studies, with a particular focus on colonial history and postcolonial theory. His publications include White Mythologies: Writing History and the West (1990), Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Culture, Theory and Race (1995), Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction (Wiley, 2001), Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction (2003), and The Idea of English Ethnicity (Wiley, 2008). He is the editor of Interventions : International Journal of Postcolonial Studies .


    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 223
    Erscheinungsdatum: 29.06.2015
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118896143
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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