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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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. 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 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 being an interested onlooker.
Selected pages Title Page. I skimmed this more than I read it, but it’s a solid text. Would recommend that the paragraph headings be included in the contents so the book can be followed better and academics can hone in on what they are looking for.
Aug 29, Melanie rated it it was amazing. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
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Sign In or Create an Account. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This is a good introduction to postcolonial theory, which I’m studying this Fall.
Recommend to all “intellectuals” of my country.
Write a customer review. Otherwise, definitely a recommendation! Showing of 6 reviews. Waiting for the Barbarians: Loomba also discusses how ongoing struggles such as those of indigenous peoples, loommba the enclosure of the commons in different parts of the world shed light on the long histories of colonialism. This has become my go-to text on postcolonialism.
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See all 6 reviews. Oct 15, Susanna rated it liked it. This is an excellent introduction to the field and lomba good reference book after.
You do not currently have access to this article. Clear and worth reading. While the information presented in Loomba’s introduction to Colonialiam and Postcolonialism was interesting, I thought that the organization was really lacking for a multi-published academic work.
I’m not really used to that, but it kind of fits some of the points Loomba is trying to make: Other books in the series. Content-wise, Loomba presented a lot of ideas that had no follow-through and I also felt like she brought some excellent, easy to understand ideas for someone new to Postcolonial studies – if only she had pursued them. Colonial and Postcolonial identities. View all 4 comments. 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 aft The Goodreads’ scale falls apart when you encounter a book that you admire, but which you didn’t ‘like’ a great deal.
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Psychology Press- Literary Criticism – pages. Nevetheless, I posttcolonialism after having read this a much greater understanding of the ajia, which is perhaps the only criterion by which an Introduction text can be judged. It’s exactly the sort of book teachers want their students to read. This is one of those books; I found it an excellent critical introduction to postcolonialism, but rather a hefty read. The biggest downside is that Loomba hurls so much information at her readers that it’s hard to make sense of it all.
This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Her research on the history of racism since the early modern era includes work on England’s early contacts with India, the Moluccas and Turkey. I had to read this crappy book before a test at my university.
Amazon Music Stream poetcolonialism of songs. I’m probably not smart enough for this book, but I thought it was an awful read.
But if you already have some basic knowledge it should be a good re Wow, that was a lot of marxism! Definitely a book to keep. Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: Open Postcolonialusm See a Problem?
I would have liked to see more analysis on the psychological perspective especially Fanon brings to the discussion. She shows how post colonial theory forces us to reconsider some of our founding ideas, reorient our frames of enquiry, and rethink the very notion of colonialism.