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Postcolonial melancholia

Author: Paul Gilroy
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, cop. 2005.
Series: Wellek Library lectures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unorthodox defense of the multiculture. This book examines and defends multiculturalism within the context of the post-9/11 "politics of security." It adapts the concept of melancholia from its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gilroy
ISBN: 023113455X 9780231134552
OCLC Number: 959159935
Description: 170 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. On Living with Difference Part One: The Planet 1. Race and the Right to Be Human 2. Cosmopolitanism Contested Part Two: Albion 3. Has It Come to This? 4. The Negative Dialectics of Conviviality
Series Title: Wellek Library lectures
Responsibility: Paul Gil.

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This analysis holds an important lesson for the increasingly imperial United States: otherness is nothing to fear, especially in our age of terror. -- R. Owen Williams Black Issues Book Review Paul Read more...

 
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