This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Topics covered include globalization, new grassroots movements including Occupy Wall Street , the environmental crisis, and the relationship between Marxism and postcolonial studies. Loomba also discusses how ongoing struggles such as those of indigenous peoples, and the enclosure of the commons in different parts of the world shed light on the long histories of colonialism. This edition also has extensive discussions of temporality, and the relationship between premodern, colonial and contemporary forms of racism.
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Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar. But this book is a good way to gain new perspectives on colonialism and postcolonialism. Dec 10, Zach VandeZande rated it really liked it. Ania Loomba received her BA Hons. This is an excellent introduction to the field and a good reference book after. This book was exhausting, albeit necessary. From an editorial perspective, there were typos and misused punctuation. Sign in via your Institution Sign in.
Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines: Jan 09, Aleviuss rated it did not like it. Most users should sign in with their email address. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Related articles in Google Scholar. Content-wise, Loomba presented a lot of ideas that had no follow-through and I also felt like she brought some excellent, easy to understand ideas for someone new to Postcolonial studies — if only she had pursued them. Jan 22, Will rated it really liked it Shelves: To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
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Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. References to this book Participation: Sign In Forgot password? View all 4 comments. Account Options Sign in. Refresh and try again. May 14, Talrubei rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ania Loomba examines the key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, and recent developments in post-colonial theories and histories in the writings of contemporary theorists, including Edward Said, Abdul JanMohamed, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak.
Nov 20, Katie added it. Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. I say that as a warning on the offset, because it is a difficult and often complicated read. Dense, but readable, and for my research, indispensable. Any set of words could be analysed to reveal not just an individual but a historical consciousness at work. Lieke rated it really liked it Feb 15, Related Articles.
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