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(Un) Thinking Nationalism: From India to (H)india

by CreatiVentures Publishing

<p data-version="1.1">Nationalism thinks and marks the space of people, that it imagines belong to it. There is a constitutive spatial and a constructed loyalist political dimension to all forms of nationalism. (Un)thinking nationalism is an ...

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A Human Right to Culture and Identity

The Ambivalence of Group Rights

by Janne Mende

<span><span>Is it desirable, or even necessary, to have distinct human rights for cultural identities? Do different conceptions of culture and identity, and their potential to frame human rights violations as culturally appropriate, complicate ...

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Above the Colonial Subconscious, Africa Moves

by Michel Ngue-Awane

Above the Colonial Subconscious, Africa Moves take us through a journey of self-discovery. Although African countries won the physical battle against the colonial powers' occupation, they are still struggling to liberate their minds as a result ...

ISBN: 9781910782668

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Africa's Social Cleavages and Democratization

Colonial, Postcolonial, and Multiparty Era

by Douglas Kimemia

<span>Africa’s Social Cleavages and Democratization</span><span> offers a comparative approach to African countries by providing an in-depth analysis of the impact of ethnicity and religion on both multiparty and post-multiparty eras. By ...

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Africa¿s Best and Worst Presidents: How Neocolonialism and Imperialism Maintained Venal Rules in Africa

by Mhango, Nkuzi

Africa?s Best and Worst Presidents seeks to deconstruct the current superstructure that colonialism created and maintains. It chastises and challenges Africans, academics in the main, to revisit and write a true history of Africa. Written by ...

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African Miracle, African Mirage

Transnational Politics and the Paradox of Modernization in Ivory Coast

by Abou B. Bamba

<p>Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Ivory Coast was touted as an African miracle, a poster child for modernization and the ways that Western aid and multinational corporations would develop the continent. At the same time, Marxist scholars—most ...

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Alex Salmond: My Part in His Downfall

The Cochrane Diaries

by Alan Cochrane

Alan Cochrane - or 'that ghastly man from the Telegraph', as Alex Salmond's wife calls him - emerged as a Unionist hero in Scotland's recent independence battle. Using his daily newspaper column and his enviable list of Westminster and Scottish ...

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American Studies as Transnational Practice

Turning toward the Transpacific

by Yuan Shu & Donald E. Pease

This wide-ranging collection brings together an eclectic group of scholars to reflect upon the transnational configurations of the field of American studies and how these have affected its localizations, epistemological perspectives, ecological ...

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An Unexpected Journey: Life in the Colonies at Empire's End

A Woman's Role

by Margaret Reardon

<p>Travelling into some distant, challenging and at times dangerous regions of the world during episodes of political unrest, these <strong>autobiographical memoirs</strong> from diaries written at the time follow the author's role in the ...

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Anglophone-Cameroon Literature

An Introduction

by Emmanuel Fru Doh & Shadrach A. Ambanasom

<span><span>Against a disturbing political backdrop and through an in-depth appraisal of selected illustrative texts from major genres—poetry, prose, and drama—Emmanuel Fru Doh presents the origins and growth of a young but potent literature. To

ISBN: 9780739192733

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Angola: Promises and Lies: Promises and Lies

by Maier, Karl

Acclaimed account of Angola's civil war, the longest in Africa, combining an analysis of the geopolitics behind the conflict with vivid eye-witness descriptions of the struggle as it affected ordinary people. Now in its second, updated edition. ...

ISBN: 9781909150232

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Are We There Yet?

The Future of the Treaty of Waitangi

by Gareth Morgan & Susan Guthrie

Three questions: ‘Where have we got to with the Treaty of Waitangi?’; ‘Is where we have got to a good place?’ and ‘Where do we go from here?’ Simple questions we thought. But nothing is simple when you start asking questions about the Treaty of ...

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Assia Djebar's L'Amour La Fantasia and the historiographic approach

by Laura Aletti

This essay will discuss Hutcheon's theory about “historiographic metafiction” in order to explain the meanings of Djebar's work; it will introduce Djebar's approach to history from a gender and post-colonized point of view; finally, issues ...

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Asylum after Empire

Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking

by Lucy Mayblin

<span><span>Asylum seekers are not welcome in Europe. But why is that the case? For many scholars, the policies have become more restrictive over recent decades because the asylum seekers have changed. This change is often said to be about ...

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Black Skin, White Coats: Nigerian Psychiatrists, Decolonization, and the Globalization of Psychiatry

by Heaton, Matthew M.

<p><em>Black Skin, White Coats</em> is a history of psychiatry in Nigeria from the 1950s to the 1980s. Working in the contexts of decolonization and anticolonial nationalism, Nigerian psychiatrists sought to replace racist colonial psychiatric ...

ISBN: 9780821444733

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Bones around My Neck

The Life and Exile of a Prince Provocateur

by Tamara Loos

p>Prince Prisdang Chumsai (1852–1935) served as Siam's first diplomat to Europe during the most dramatic moment of Siam’s political history, when its independence was threatened by European imperialism. Despite serving with patriotic zeal, he ...

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Brown Skin, White Masks

by Hamid Dabashi

In this unprecedented study, Hamid Dabashi provides a critical examination of the role that immigrant "comprador intellectuals" play in facilitating the global domination of American imperialism.  <br /><br />In his pioneering book about the ...

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Brown Skin, White Masks

by Dabashi, Hamid

Dabashi picks up where Franz Fanon left off, examining the negative influence of intellectual immigrants as facilitators of American imperialism. ...

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By Sword and Plow

France and the Conquest of Algeria

by Jennifer E. Sessions

<P> In 1830, with France's colonial empire in ruins, Charles X ordered his army to invade Ottoman Algiers. Victory did not salvage his regime from revolution, but it began the French conquest of Algeria, which was continued and consolidated by ...

ISBN: 9780801454462

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Captive Revolution: Palestinian Women's Anti-Colonial Struggle within the Israeli Prison System

by Abdo, Nahla

Drawing on oral history of female Palestinian political detainees, this book analyses their anti-colonial struggles in this overlooked subject. ...

ISBN: 9781783711840

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