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- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 9.99
As well as being a remarkable statesman, Nelson Mandela has become a universal symbol of justice, a secular saint. Elleke Boehmer examines not only the great anti-apartheid leader's life, but also the ways in which images and representations have been used to create the Mandela we know today - an internationally recognized icon of freedom. - ;As... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 39.99
Praised as an indispensable, uniquely inclusive study of the field, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature is the definitive, founding introduction to the exciting growth area of colonial and postcolonial writing in English. It combines a broad-ranging, contextualising narrative situating key developments in imperial and postcolonial history, with theoretically... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99
This book explores the political and textual interrelations which linked anti-colonialists, nationalists, and modernists in the years 1890-1920. Focusing on both canonical and less well-known figures, and interconnecting Europe, India, and South Africa, the book considers how resistance to domination and nationalist processes of 'making new'... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99
This is the first anthology to gather together British imperial writing alongside native and settler literature in English, interweaving short stories, poems, essays, travel writing, and memoirs from the phase of British expansionist imperialism known as high empire. A rich and startling diversity of responses to the colonial experience emerges: adventurers,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 95.00
Elleke Boehmer's work on the crucial intersections between independence, nationalism and gender has already proved canonical in the field. 'Stories of women' combines her keynote essays on the mother figure and the postcolonial nation, with incisive new work on male autobiography, 'daughter' writers, the colonial body, the trauma... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
India has often been at the centre of debates on and definitions of the postcolonial condition. Offering a challenging new direction for the field, this Critical Reader confronts how theory in the Indian context is responding in vital terms to our understanding of that condition today. The Indian Postcolonial: A Critical Reader is made up of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 19.99
A trained scout will see little signs and tracks, he puts them together in his mind and quickly reads a meaning from them such as an untrained man would never arrive at.' A startling amalgam of Zulu war-cry and imperial and urban myth, of borrowed tips on health and hygiene, and object lessons in woodcraft, Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 134.95
Terror and the Postcolonial is a major new comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture. A ground-breaking new study addressing and theorizing the conjunction between postcolonial studies, colonial history, and terrorism through a series of contemporary and historical case studies from... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 89.99
The Postcolonial Low Countries is the first book to bring together critical and comparative approaches to the emergent field of neerlandophone postcolonial studies. Each one of the contributions puts under pressure the definitive concepts of postcolonial studies in its more conventional anglophone or francophone formation, as well as perceptions... more...