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- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Set in a fictitious African nation, this novel by the distinguished writer Sony Labou Tansi takes aim at the corruption, degeneracy, violence, and repression of political life in Africa. At the heart of The Shameful State is the story of Colonel Martillimi Lopez, the nation?s president, whose eccentricity and whims epitomize the "shameful situation... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 18.35
What characterizes the relationship between literature and the state? Should literature serve the needs of the state by constructing national consciousness, espousing state propaganda, and molding good citizens? Or should it be dedicated to a different kind of creative social endeavor? In this important... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 22.35
"[W]ithout a doubt one of the most important studies so far completed on literature in French grounded in the experiences of migrants of sub-Saharan African origin." -- Alec Hargreaves, Florida State University France has always hosted a rich and vibrant black presence within its borders.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Africa and France reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production, especially in theatre, literature, film, and even museum construction. A hated of foreigners, accompanied by new forms of intolerance and racism, has crept from policy into popular expressions of ideas about the postcolony and ethnic minorities.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The history of European nation-building and identity formation is inextricably connected with museums, and the role they play in displaying the acquired spoils and glorious symbols of geopolitical power in order to mobilize public support for expansionist ventures. This book examines the contemporary debate surrounding the museum in postcolonial Europe.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20
John Conteh-Morgan explores the multiple ways in which African and Caribbean theatres have combined aesthetic, ceremonial, experimental, and avant-garde practices in order to achieve sharp critiques of the nationalist and postnationalist state and to elucidate the concerns of the francophone world. More ... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95
A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors Provides a critical assessment of the status of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This edited collection explores the genesis of scientific conceptions of race and their accompanying impact on the taxonomy of human collections internationally as evidenced in ethnographic museums, world fairs, zoological gardens, international colonial exhibitions and ethnic shows. A deep epistemological change took place in Europe in this domain... more...
- River Junction Press, LLC 2012; US$ 9.99
This biography tells the little-known story of lifelong ambassador and diplomat Doug MacArthur, the nephew of General Douglas MacArthur, and his wife, Wahwee. Through interviews and firsthand accounts from those who knew him, this biography of the prominent 20th-century emissary sheds light on the important role Ambassador MacArthur had in foreign... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 49.99
This landmark collection by an international group of scholars and public intellectuals represents a major reassessment of French colonial culture and how it continues to inform thinking about history, memory, and identity. This reexamination of French colonial culture, provides the basis for a revised understanding of its cultural, political, and... more...