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Cultures of decolonisation : transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Cultures of decolonisation : transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Author: Ruth Craggs; Claire Wintle
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
Series: Studies in imperialism
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Draws on a wide range of cultural materials in order to challenge Eurocentric readings of decolonisation. -- .

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Craggs; Claire Wintle
ISBN: 9781526134301 1526134306 9780719096525 0719096529
OCLC Number: 1102398750
Description: XI, 274 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Reframing cultures of decolonisation - Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle Part I: Decolonising metropolitan cultures?1. Black America and the overthrow of the European colonial order: the tragic voice of Richard Wright - Bill Schwarz2. Humanist modernism: Ralph Hotere and 'New Commonwealth Internationalism' - Damian Skinner3. Henry Swanzy, Sartre's zombie? Black Power and the transformation of the Caribbean Artists Movement - Rob Waters4. Anxiety abroad: austerity, abundance, and race in post-war visual culture - David C. WallPart II: Performing decolonisation5. The peasant armed: Bengal, Vietnam and transnational solidarities in Utpal Dutt's Invincible Vietnam - Abin Chakraborty6. Cultural heritage as performance: re-enacting Angkorian grandeur in postcolonial Cambodia (1953-70) - Michael Falser7. 'I still don't have a country': the southern African settler diaspora after decolonisation - Jean SmithPart III: Decolonising expertise8. Managing the cultural past in the newly independent states of Mali and Ghana - Sophie Mew9. More than tropical? Modern housing, expatriate practitioners and the Volta River Project in decolonising Ghana - Viviana d'Auria10. Designing change: coins and the creation of new national identities - Catherine Eagleton11. What colonial legacy? The Dewan Bahas dan Pustaka (House of Language) and Malaysia's cultural decolonisation - Rachel LeowIndex -- .
Series Title: Studies in imperialism
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle.


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