Key Concepts in Post-colonial Studies (Hardback)
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Short Description for Key Concepts in Post-colonial Studies An essential guide to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism. A comprehensive glossary has extensive cross-referencing, a bibliography of essential writings and an easy-to-use A-Z format.
- Published: 01 September 1998
- Format: Hardback 288 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415153034 ISBN 10: 0415153034
Full description for Key Concepts in Post-colonial Studies
This volume provides an essential key to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities. As a subject, post-colonial studies stands at the intersection of debates about race, colonialism, gender, politics and language. In the language of post-colonial studies, some words are new, others are familiar words charged with new significance. Among over 100 entries, this book includes definitions of: diaspora Fanonism hybridity imperialism Manicheanism mimicry miscegenation negritude orientalism settler-colony subaltern trans-culturation There are suggestions for further reading at the end of each entry and a comprehensive glossary with extensive cross-referencing. The bibliography of essential writings in post-colonial studies is in an easy-to-use A-Z format.