Geographies of Postcolonialism (Paperback)Joanne Sharp (author)
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- Jane M Jacobs, Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh
Geographies of Post-Colonialism introduces the principal themes and theories relating to postcolonialism. Written from a geographical perspective, the text includes extended explanations of the cultural and material aspects of the subject. Exploring post-colonialism through the geographies of imagination, knowledge and power, the text is split into three comprehensive sections:Colonialisms discusses Western representations of the 'Other' and the relationship between this and the European self-image.Neo-colonialisms discusses the continuing legacies of colonial ways of knowing through an examination of global culture, tourism and popular culture. Post-colonialisms discusses the core arguments about post-colonialism and culture with a focus on 'hybridity'.
Comprehensive and accessible, illustrated with learning features throughout, Geographies of Post-Colonialism will be the key resource for students in human geography and development studies.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 13 mm
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