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Colonialism and culture

Colonialism and culture

Author: Nicholas B Dirks
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1992.
Series: Comparative studies in society and history book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explores the multifaceted nature of colonialism and its cultural manifestations, with examples taken from South America, Africa, India and Southeast Asia.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colonialism and culture.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas B Dirks
ISBN: 0472094343 9780472094349 0472064347 9780472064342
OCLC Number: 25202946
Description: ix, 402 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Camões, Hakluyt, and the voyages of two nations / Richard Helgerson --
Confession, conversion, and reciprocity in early Tagalog colonel society / Vincente L. Rafael --
From avoidance to confrontation / Michael Adas --
Comment / Michael Adas --
Culture of terror, space of death / Michael Taussig --
From Little King to landlord / Nicholas B. Dirks --
Colonizing time / Frederick Cooper --
India's development regime / David Ludden --
Orientalism and the exhibitionary order / Timothy Mitchell --
Rethinking colonial categories / Ann Laura Stoler --
Writing post-Orientalist histories of the Third World / Gyan Prakash.
Series Title: Comparative studies in society and history book series.
Responsibility: Nicholas B. Dirks, editor.


Explores the multifaced nature of colonialism and its cultural manifestations, and treats the unspoken values, hidden assumptions, and buried connections out of which states are made and power is  Read more...


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