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Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Christopher Bryan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Several recent studies have raised postcolonial issues in relation to the biblical texts. Render to Caesar aims to address that conversation and to offer some critique. Chapter 1 discusses Israel’s ... More


Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Jess Bier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine is an analysis of the ways that segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967. Extending work on how technology is ... More


Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

David Huddart

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the context of English’s apparent worldwide spread, this book brings together the fields of postcolonial studies and world Englishes, arguing that this is a necessary and long overdue connection. ... More


Revolutionary Muse: Fémi Òsófisan's Tègònni: An African Antigone 1

Astrid Van Weyenberg

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses a reworking of Antigone by Nigerian playwright Fémi Òsófisan: Tègònni: An African Antigone (1994). Focusing on the politics of adaptation, Van Weyenberg considers Òsófisan's ... More


Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Shailja Sharma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The book analyses why religious and racial minorities in Britain and France are unable to integrate into the nation-state. By examining their religious and cultural integration as well as their ... More


Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali’s booming capital city, this book reveals a community ... More


After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Bryce Lease

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This monograph takes as its subject the dynamic new range of performance practices that have been developed since the demise of communism in the flourishing theatrical landscape of Poland. After ... More


Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Lindy Brady

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England is the first study of the Anglo-Welsh border region in the period before the Norman arrival in England, from the fifth to the twelfth centuries. ... More


Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Pamela L. Caughie and Diana L. Swanson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf Writing the World addresses such themes as the creation of worlds through literary writing, Woolf’s reception as a world writer, world wars, and natural worlds in Woolf’s writings. The ... More


From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Sean Yom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Based on comparative historical analyses of Iran, Jordan, and Kuwait, Sean L. Yom examines the foreign interventions, coalitional choices, and state outcomes that made the political regimes of the ... More


Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Delinda Collier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Repainting the Walls of Lunda tells a story of the publication and dissemination of an anthropology book, Paredes Pintadas da Lunda (Painted Walls of Lunda) (1953), which reproduced images of Chokwe ... More


Postcolonial Automobility: Car Culture in West Africa

Lindsey B. Green-Simms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781517901141
eISBN:
9781452957654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901141.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Postcolonial Automobility discusses how the automobile, with its promise of autonomous, unfettered mobility is a paradigmatic object through which one can assess the pleasures, dangers, and limits of ... More


Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Tim Allender

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines how the identities of women and girls in colonial India were shaped by interaction with each other, a masculine raj and feminist and non-feminist philanthropists situated mostly ... More


Introduction: learning femininity in colonial India, 1820–1932

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction sets the scene by establishing how women in the colonial sphere in India viewed themselves and other women. The theoretical framework of the book is explained, especially network ... More


Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Julian Go

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190625139
eISBN:
9780190625177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625139.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Postcolonial thought is an intellectual approach that recognizes the importance of empire and colonialism in the making of the modern world, including the constitution of modern culture and ... More


Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Benjamin Soares

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In a work that challenges the notion that fundamentalism is an appropriate analytical frame for understanding Muslim societies, Benjamin Soares explores different, and often seemingly contradictory, ... More


Tales from the Concrete Cave: Delhi’s Birla Temple and the Genealogies of Urban Nature in India

Kajri Jain

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Explicitly artificial “nature” (animals, trees, mountains, the colour green) proliferates intensely in contemporary India, notably in peri-urban theme parks. While this could be seen as ... More


Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948–75

Peter Sutoris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608323
eISBN:
9780190663001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608323.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book examines the Indian state's postcolonial development ideology between Independence in 1947 and the Emergency of 1975-77. It pioneers a novel methodology for the study of development thought ... More


Revisiting the history of global communication and media policy

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides a broad overview of the shifts in communication policy as the nation-state's regulatory capacity is reconfigured in the context of global integration. It locates current ... More


Colonial Love in Fanon and Moffatt

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains Frantz Fanon's reflections on the risks of interracial love in colonial contexts of racial inequality. Fanon's Black Skin, White Mask reports the situation of the black and ... More


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