An Historical Introduction
Product Number: EB00688882
Released: Nov 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118896860
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This seminal work-now available in a 15th anniversary edition with a new preface-is a thorough introduction to the historical and theoretical origins of postcolonial theory. -Provides a clearly written and wide-ranging account of postcolonialism, empire, imperialism, and colonialism, written by one of the leading scholars on the topic -Details the history of anti-colonial movements and their leaders around the world, from Europe and Latin America to Africa and Asia -Analyzes the ways in which freedom struggles contributed to postcolonial discourse by producing fundamental ideas about the relationship between non-western and western societies and cultures -Offers an engaging yet accessible style that will appeal to scholars as well as introductory students

Author(s): Robert J.C. Young
Original Publish Date: Oct 12, 2016

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