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Postcolonial geographies

Author: Alison Blunt; Cheryl McEwan
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Continuum, 2002.
Series: Writing past colonialism series.
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Postcolonial geographies.
London ; New York, NY : Continuum, 2002
(OCoLC)606951334
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Blunt; Cheryl McEwan
ISBN: 0826460828 9780826460820 0826460836 9780826460837 9780826477507 082647750X
OCLC Number: 49875219
Description: vi, 245 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Postcolonial geographies. Survey-explore-review / James D. Sidaway --
Constructing colonial discourse. Britain, South Africa and the Empire in the nineteenth century / Alan Lester --
Imperialism, sexuality and space. Purity movements in the British Empire / Richard Phillips --
Inquiries as postcolonial devices. The Carnegie Corporation and poverty in South Africa / Morag Bell --
The evolution of spatial ordering in colonial Madras / M. Satish Kumar --
Geographies with a difference? Citizenship and difference in postcolonial urban spaces / Mark McGuinness --
(Post)colonial geographies at Johannesburg's Empire Exhibition, 1936 / Jenny Robinson --
Exploding the myth of Portugal's 'maritime destiny.' A postcolonial voyage through EXPO '98 / Marcus Power --
Mining empire. Journalists in the American west, ca.1870 / Karen M. Morin --
Earthly poles the Antarctic. Voyages of Scott and Amundsen / John Wylie --
'Where are you from?' Young British Muslim women and the making of 'home' / Claire Dwyer --
Belonging and non-belonging. The apology in a reconciling nation / Haydie Gooder and Jane M. Jacobs.
Series Title: Writing past colonialism series.
Responsibility: edited by Alison Blunt and Cheryl McEwan.

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This text presents a sustained geographical analysis of postcolonialism. Exploring and developing the connections between postcolonialism and geography, the essays in the book investigate the  Read more...

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."..a spirited attempt to chart the contours of a postcolonial geography, and what constitutes 'a meaningfully decolonized geography' (p.6), in an ecumenical and reflexive manner. Blunt and McEwan Read more...

 
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