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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Selected pages Title Page. Though much of the volume as somewhat dry and Byzantine postcolinialism is a textbook, after allthe sections on feminism and postcolonialism and the conclusion–focusing on globalization, the new American imperialism, etc.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Helpful. Obviously because this is such a complicated field, this text is DENSE and seemingly unorganized postcolonialosm a result. Discover ,oomba Book Box for Kids. Feb 13, J A rated it really liked it Shelves: I must have underlined and marked half the book.

Definitely postcolonia,ism book to keep. A super-interesting introduction according to the booklet at least; to postcolonial studies English Choose a language for shopping. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

This is a valuable text that breaks down the complexities and storied history within the field of post-colonial criticism and study. Not only does it have only three chapters, but the author often jumped from one subject to another, and I honestly lost the plot over and over again. Black Skin, White Masks.

Contents Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. Oct 15, Susanna rated it liked it. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


Lopmba second is its contemporary relevance, as this edition has been updated to engage with political and social events over the last decade.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. She is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, and Women’s Studies, and her courses are regularly cross-listed with these programs. There is no doubt that this book remains the best general introduction to the field.

Wow, that was a lot of marxism! Open Preview See a Problem? Divided into only three chapters, Loomba offers an analysis of the history and development of colonialism, the establishment of colonial identities, and challenges to colonialism — including a conclusion that responds to recent historical developments roughly after the invasion of Iraq in I don’t think it’s a good book as an introduction: The issues are addressed here.

Clear and worth reading. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. To liomba what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mar 09, Postcoloniailsm Banerjee rated it really liked it. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Her writing is clear, and the introduction and conclusion are just as helpful as the content.

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I would have liked to see more analysis on the psychological perspective especially Fanon brings to the discussion. It’s exactly the sort of book teachers want their students to read. Explore the Home Gift Guide. After reading Edward Said as an introduction to Postcolonial theory, this is the perfect book to put Said and other theorists in context.


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First of all, the structure of this book is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Any set of words could be analysed to reveal not just an individual but a historical consciousness at work.

It’s a good summary of the field and is up to date I read the 3rd edition, published inso mileage may vary. I skimmed this more pstcolonialism I read it, but it’s a solid text.

This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Review Praise for the Second Edition: Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar.

She currently holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English department.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She continues to develop her views since the first publication and brings us up to current postcoloniaalism, offering helpful questions and possible responses to global capitalism and the legacy of colonialism today.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. But if you already have some basic knowledge it should be a good read.