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Geographies of postcolonialism : spaces of power and representation

Author: Joanne P Sharp
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook provides an introduction to the principal themes and theories relating to post-colonialism. Written from a geographical perspective, it includes extended explanations of the cultural aspects and the material aspects of post-colonialism.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne P Sharp
ISBN: 9781412907781 1412907780 9781412907798 1412907799
OCLC Number: 173719619
Description: xiii, 158 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction I. Colonialisms --
2 Imagining the world --
3 Power and knowledge --
4 Landscapes of power --
II. Neo-colonialisms --
5 New orders?--
6 Globalisation and cultural imperialism --
III. Post-colonialisms --
7 Can the subaltern speak? --
8 Postcolonial culture --
9 Leaving the armchair?
Responsibility: Joanne P. Sharp.
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'Drawing on a course road tested for over a decade, Sharp has delivered an invaluable aid for teaching students about the complex political, cultural and spatial logics of colonialism and Read more...

 
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