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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 Brief History Of Bali

Piracy, Slavery, Opium and Guns: The Story of a Pacific Paradise

by Willard A. Hanna

<p><strong>This book tells the story of Bali—the &quot;paradise island of the Pacific&quot;—its rulers and its people, and their encounters with the Western world.</strong></p> <p>Bali is a perennially popular tourist destination. It is also ...

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A Human Right to Culture and Identity

The Ambivalence of Group Rights

by Janne Mende

<p>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 the ...

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A Third University Is Possible

by la paperson

<DIV><P><I>A Third University is Possible</I> unravels the intimate relationship between the more than 200 US land grant institutions, American settler colonialism, and contemporary university expansion. Author la paperson cracks open uncanny ...

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Above the Colonial Subconscious, Africa Moves

by Michel Ngue-Awane

<p>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 ...

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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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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 Uncertain Age

The Politics of Manhood in Kenya

by Paul Ocobock

<p>In twentieth-century Kenya, age and gender were powerful cultural and political forces that animated household and generational relationships. They also shaped East Africans’ contact with and influence on emergent colonial and global ideas ...

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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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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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Asylum after Empire

Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking

by Lucy Mayblin

<p>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 numbers, ...

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Banished Potentates

dethroning and exiling indigenous monarchs under British and French colonial rule, 1815-1955

by Robert Aldrich

<p>Though the overthrow and exile of Napoleon in 1815 is a familiar episode in modern history, it is not well known that just a few months later, British colonisers toppled and banished the last king in Ceylon. Beginning with that case, this ...

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Being Together in Place

Indigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World

by Jay T. Johnson & Soren C. Larsen

<p><em>Being Together in Place</em> explores the landscapes that convene Native and non-Native people into sustained and difficult negotiations over their radically different interests and concerns. Grounded in three sites—the Cheslatta-Carrier ...

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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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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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Cartography and the Political Imagination

Mapping Community in Colonial Kenya

by Julie MacArthur

<p>After four decades of British rule in colonial Kenya, a previously unknown ethnic name?—?“Luyia”?—?appeared on the official census in 1948. The emergence of the Luyia represents a clear case of ethnic “invention.” At the same time, current ...

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Citizenship, Belonging, and Political Community in Africa

Dialogues between Past and Present

by Samantha Balaton-Chrimes, Frederick Cooper, Solomon M. Gofie & others

<p>Africa, it is often said, is suffering from a crisis of citizenship. At the heart of the contemporary debates this apparent crisis has provoked lie dynamic relations between the present and the past, between political theory and political ...

ISBN: 9780821445938

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Colonial Exchanges

Political Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

by Burke A. Hendrix & Deborah Baumgold

<p>When European nations colonized the globe, they not only imposed their power, they also spread ideas. Those living within colonized societies did not receive these ideas passively - instead, they sought to reshape and repurpose them, often in

ISBN: 9781526105660

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