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Culture, empire, and the question of being modern

Author: C J Wan-ling Wee
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An exploration of the problematic formation of national culture within modern English society. It documents the relationship of concepts such as "frontier", "English" and "colonial" through an  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Wan-ling Wee
ISBN: 0739103881 9780739103883 073910389X 9780739103890
OCLC Number: 186162903
Description: 231 s
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Culture, Empire, Modernity Chapter 3 Primitive Vigor, Empire, and a "Pure" National Culture Chapter 4 The "Recovery" of the English Frontier in England Chapter 5 From National Imperialism to Imperial Nationalism Chapter 6 The "Native" Arrives Chapter 7 Epilogue: An "East Asian Modernity" and the Ironies of Postcolonial Culture
Responsibility: C.J.W.-L. Wee.


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Students and scholars of modern English imperial culture will learn much from this brilliant study of the ways in which empire and colonial encounter shaped a complex and contrapuntal discourse that Read more...

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