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Post-colonial studies : the key concepts

Author: Bill Ashcroft; Gareth Griffiths; Helen Tiffin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Routledge key guides.
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"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 while others are familiar but charged with a new significance. This volume provides an essential key to understanding the issues that characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Ashcroft; Gareth Griffiths; Helen Tiffin
ISBN: 0415243602 9780415243605
OCLC Number: 47050663
Description: 275 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Routledge key guides.
Responsibility: Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin.
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