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The postcolonial careers of Santha Rama Rau

Author: Antoinette M Burton
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2008.
Series: Next wave : new directions in women's studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Antoinette Burton uses a mid-twentieth-century Indian-American authors career to analyze broader issues of postwar Americas understanding of itself and the wider world.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Santha Rama Rau; Santha Rama Rau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antoinette M Burton
ISBN: 9780822340508 082234050X 0822340712 9780822340713
OCLC Number: 173719191
Description: pages cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations viiAcknowledgments ixIntroduction: The East as a Postcolonial Career 11. Cold War Cosmopolitanism: The Education of Santha Rama Rau in the Age of Bandung, 1945-1960 322. Interpreting British India in Anglo-America: The Cultural Politics of Santha Rama Rau's A Passage to India, 1960x2005 713. Home to India: Cooking with Santha Rama Rau 109Epilogue: Cosmopolitanism by Any Other Name 145Notes 153Selected Bibliography 195Index 209
Series Title: Next wave : new directions in women's studies.
Responsibility: Antoinette Burton.

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"Once again Antoinette Burton proves to be a trailblazer in the study of imperial culture. Here Burton breaks new ground by forcing us to think anew the place of the postcolonial public intellectual. Read more...

 
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