A Companion to Postcolonial Studies
An Historical Introduction
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Companion to Postcolonial Studies by Henry Schwarz
Book DescriptionThis 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. This book ranges widely over the major themes, regions, theories and practices of post colonial study. It presents original essays by the leading proponents of post colonial study in the Americas, Europe, India, Africa, East and West Asia. It 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. It features introductory essays on the major thinkers and intellectual schools that have informed strategies of national liberation worldwide. It offers an incisive summary of the long history and theory of modern European colonization in local detail and post colonial scale.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631206637
(256mm x 177mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India, Hardback (November 2005)
Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India provides adetailed overview of the phenomenon of the criminaltribe in India from the early days of colonial rule to thepresent.
Dialogues on Cultural Studies, Paperback (October 2002)» View all books by Henry Schwarz
A collection of interviews with some of North America's foremost cultural critics & theorists, including Frederic Jameson, J Hillis Miller, Hayden White. It covers topics such as culture, ideology, history, modernity, post-modernity, post-colonialism, globalisation, the role of the university & the role of the intellectual in today's society.
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Author Biography - Henry Schwarz
Henry Schwarz is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, He is author of Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India (1997) and co-editor of Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies (1996) and Contributions to Bengal Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Approach (1998). He has published in literary theory, cultural studies, Indian literature, and English imperialism. He is currently US Regional Editor of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Sangeeta Ray is currently the Director of the Asian American Studies program at the University of Maryland as well as Associate Professor in the English Department. She has published extensively on feminist postcolonial issues. She is author of En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives (1999).
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