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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This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. I must have underlined and marked half the book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Two things in particular make this book especially noteworthy: This is a valuable text that breaks down the complexities and storied history within the field of post-colonial criticism and study. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Everything is clearly explained without being dumbed down or too reduced, the author highlights all the complexities and contemporary reactions.

It’s exactly the sort of book teachers want their students to read. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Email alerts New issue alert. Not even mentioning the kilometric paragraphs. Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: This naia perhaps the only way that Loomba can tackle an unwieldy topic like this, whilst also ensuring none of the postcolohialism biases and prejudices that can so easily postcolomialism in, but it’s also taxing.


Loomba spends time situating us and helping us with terms before introducing important theorists and common discourses as well as how resistance to colonialism has played out. The biggest downside is that Loomba hurls postcolonialims much information at her readers that it’s hard to make sense of it all. The University postcolonialims St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Aug 27, Carol B.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Routledge; postcoloonialism edition May 7, Language: Loomba also discusses how ongoing struggles such as those of indigenous peoples, and the enclosure of the commons in different parts of the world shed light on the long histories of colonialism. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Open Preview See a Problem? Loomba also looks at how sexuality is anix in the texts of colonialism, and how contemporary feminist ideas and concepts intersect with those of post-colonialist thought. As is postcolonoalism of other titles in “The New Critical Idiom” series, this volume is intended to be both introductory and comprehensive, and it could even serve as a course textbook for advanced courses in theory. Colonial and Postcolonial identities. This book was exhausting, albeit necessary.

Her writing is clear, and the introduction and conclusion are just as helpful as the content. Obviously because this is such a complicated field, this text is DENSE and seemingly unorganized as a result.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. May 14, Talrubei rated it it was amazing Shelves: I had to read this crappy book before a test at my university. Can’t remember much of it, but I do remember it as being a particularly dry introduction, if a pretty decent one. Read parts of this book for a class. The biggest downside is that Loomba hurls so much information at her readers that it’s hard to make sense of it all.


Black Skin, White Masks. One of the best introductions I’ve read.

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Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Psychology Press- Literary Criticism – pages. This edition also has extensive discussions of temporality, and the relationship between premodern, colonial and contemporary forms of racism. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Related articles in Google Scholar.