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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This book examines women's activism in the early years of independent Indonesia when new attitudes to gender, nationalism, citizenship and democratization were forming. It questions the meaning of democratization for women and their relationship to national sovereignty within the new Indonesian state, and discusses women's organizations and their activities;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This landmark book shows how much Victorian and Edwardian Roman archaeologists were influenced by their own experience of empire in their interpretation of archaeological evidence. This distortion of the facts became accepted truth and its legacy is still felt in archaeology today. While tracing the development of these ideas, the author also gives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 22.95
Edward Said is perhaps best known as the author of Orientalism , a book which changed the face of critical theory and shaped the emerging field of post-colonial studies. This volume explains Said's key ideas, their contexts and impact, with reference to both his scholarship and journalism. These ideas include: * the place of text and critic in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
This groundbreaking book makes sense of the complexities and dynamics of post-colonial politics, illustrating how post-colonial theory has marginalised a huge part of its constituency, namely Africa. Politics and Post-Colonial Theory traces how African identity has been constituted and reconstituted by examining issues such as: * negritude * the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Beverley Milton-Edwards analyzes the roots and emergence of new Islamic movements and the main thinkers that inspired them. Providing a much-needed historical overview, the main facets of Islamic fundamentalism are put in a global context, with a thematic debate of issues such as: the effects of colonialism on Islam secularism and the Islamic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95
How have nations and nationhood become the dominant form of political organization today? What is the role of culture in nationalism? In what ways have the ideological development of nationalisms in the post-colonial world shaped understandings of contemporary political problems such as the rise of radical Islam, communalism, and the failure of secular-liberal... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00
Leprosy is a neglected topic in the burgeoning field of the history of medicine and the colonized body. Leprosy in Colonial South India is not only a history of an intriguing and dramatic endemic disease, it is a history of colonial power in nineteenth-century British India as seen through the lens of British medical and legal encounters with leprosy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 29.95
Raymond F. Betts considers the 'process' of decolonization and the outcomes which have left a legacy of problems, drawing on numerous examples including Ghana, India, Rwanda and Hong Kong. He examines: the effects of the two World Wars on the colonial empire the expectations and problems created by independence the major demographic shifts... more...