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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
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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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