Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines:key features of the ideologies and academic disciplines and around the world, Colonialism/Postcolonialism has. This accessible introduction explores the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and post-colonial studies. Ania Loomba. ties, and Colonialism/Postcolonialism remains a primer for the aca- demic and common Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism is probably one of the.

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She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture.

This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Showing of 6 reviews. Aug 23, Catherine rated it it was ok. May 14, Talrubei rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book does what it says on the tin, although one complaint I would make is that Loomba often presumes that the reader is sympathetic to postcolonial studies themselves, rather than just ana an interested onlooker.

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Colonialism / Postcolonialism by Ania Loomba

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I gave up when I had 60 pages left. Nevetheless, I feel after having read this a much greater understanding of the topic, which is perhaps the only criterion by which an Introduction text can be judged. Sign In or Create an Account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This book was exhausting, albeit necessary. Postcolonialisj got my education in Holland, so marxism sometimes still seems a little shady.

It is the ideal guide for students new to colonial discourse theory, postcolonial studies or postcolonial theory as well as a reference for advanced students and teachers. Though much of the volume as somewhat dry and Byzantine it is a textbook, after allthe sections on feminism and postcolonialism and the conclusion–focusing on globalization, the new American imperialism, etc.

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Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. I’m in my third year of Literary Studies and I thought it was sometimes pretty though. Other books in the series. Get to Know Us. Topics covered include globalization, new grassroots movements including Occupy Wall Streetthe environmental crisis, and the relationship between Marxism and postcolonial studies. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Her writing is clear, and the introduction and conclusion are just as helpful as the content. Selected pages Title Page.


Jan 28, Aflatun rated it really liked it. Obviously because this is such a complicated field, this text is DENSE and seemingly unorganized as a result.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism

E rated it really liked it May 10, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Ania Loomba examines the key features of the ideologies and history postcollonialism colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, and recent developments in post-colonial theories and histories in the writings of snia theorists, including Edward Said, Abdul JanMohamed, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak.

Routledge; 3 edition May 7, Language: Wow, that was a lot of marxism! Explore the Home Gift Guide.

The Wretched of the Earth. After reading Edward Said as an introduction to Postcolonial theory, this is the perfect book to put Said and other theorists in context. It’s a good summary of the field and is up to date I read the 3rd edition, published inso mileage may vary. See all 6 reviews.

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