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Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in Eurocentric Liberal International Theory

John M. Hobson and Martin Hall

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the validity of the postcolonial view that liberalism is inherently imperialist and culturally monist. In so doing it examines the claim that classical liberal international ... More


Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World: 1500-1800

Nelly Hanna

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166648
eISBN:
9781617975905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166648.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter questions the mainstream view that has identified the main sources of modern world history as the Reformation, the expansion of Europe into America and Asia, the formation of trading ... More


The Savage Freud: The First Non-Western Psychoanalyst and the Politics of Secret Selves in Colonial India

Ashis Nandy

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Marxism and psychoanalysis are perceived to be attributed with the most influential critiques of European schools of thought that emerged during the nineteenth century and that have played no small ... More


Agones: The Constitution of a Practice

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

As elaborated earlier, there are three major contradicting and comprehensive types of discourse: Eurocentric, Afrocentric, and post-Afrocentric. The sociality and historicity of these concepts as ... More


Introduction: Seeing through the Conceptual Languages of Others

Lee M. Brown

in African Philosophy: New and Traditional Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195114409
eISBN:
9780199785827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019511440X.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the goals of this collection of essays, which include the characterization of the epistemological and metaphysical concerns that shaped ... More


Conclusion: Empire and the Western Canon

Gauri Viswanathan

in Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter discusses how the emergence of the discipline of English in colonial India, its origin within strategies of sociopolitical control, gave rise to fresh inquiry into possible ... More


Critique of European Scholarship

Vera Tolz

in Russia's Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594443
eISBN:
9780191725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594443.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Analyses the critique of European scholarship of the ‘Orient’ articulated by Rozen's disciples between the 1890s and the late 1920s, putting this critique in a wider European context. The chapter ... More


Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean

Franco Cassano

Norma Bouchard and Valerio Ferme (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233649
eISBN:
9780823241750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233649.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book, which ranges between the fields of sociology, political science, philosophy, cultural anthropology, and literature, offers a critique of normative models of modernization derived from ... More


The Law of Nations in Global History

C. H. Alexandrowicz

David Armitage and Jennifer Pitts (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In recent years there has been a growing awareness of the need to write a global history of law of nations that disengages from parochial national and regional histories. It is hoped that these ... More


Rereading the 1834 Revolt Against Muhammad ‘Ali in Palestine and Rethinking Ottoman Rule

Camille Mansour and Leila Fawaz

in Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162473
eISBN:
9781617970191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162473.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In 1834, for the first time in Palestine's history, people from across the country and from all segments of society came together in rebellion against what they considered to be oppressive policies ... More


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