Linked Histories : Postcolonial Studies in a Globalized World


Linked Histories : Postcolonial Studies in a Globalized World

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During the past two decades, postcolonial studies has proven to be one of the fastest growing fields of critical inquiry. Postcolonialism has established itself as an important specialist field within literature disciplines, and it has strong resonances across other disciplines (history, sociology, anthropology, geography, cultural studies) and is a field which has inspired genuinely interdisciplinary research. Linked Histories: Postcolonial Studies in a Globalized World, collected from the journal ARIEL (A Review of International English Literataure), take up some of the most pressing issues in postcolonial debates: the challenges which new theories of globalization present for postcolonial studies, the difficulties of rethinking how "marginality" might be defined in a new globalized world, the problems of imagining social transformation within globalization. The editors' goal in bringing together this collection of articles is not to provide any definitive statement on these urgent questions; rather, it is to assemble a group of essays which "think through" the issues and which therefore has the potential to move the discipline forward. The contributors represented include a balance of senior scholars with international reputations and scholars who represent the next generation. With Contributions By: Bill Ashcroft Rey Chow Rob Cover Wendy Faith Monika Fludernik Revathi Krishnaswamy Mary Lawlor Victor Li Pamela McCallum Vijay Mishra Wang Ning Kalpana Sheshadri-Crooks


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Author(s)
Bill Ashcroft, Victor Li, Wang Ning, Pamela McCallum, Wendy Faith, Rey Chow, Rob Cover, Monika Fludernik, Revathi Krishnaswamy, Dr Vijay Mishra
Format
Paperback | 268 pages
Dimensions
152 x 228 x 16mm | 418g
Publication date
30 May 2006
Publisher
University of Calgary Press
Publication City/Country
Calgary, Canada
Language
English
ISBN10
1552380882
ISBN13
9781552380888
Bestsellers rank
2,916,697