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Border Thinking and the Colonial Difference

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores theoretical responses to and departures from the modern world system. The first part looks into Anibal Quijano's concept of “coloniality of power” and Enrique Dussel's ... More


From <i>Imperium</i> to Imperialism: Writing the Roman Empire

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews the traditional understandings of the Roman Empire and reflects on how recent developments in the study of imperialism more generally could influence the future of Roman studies. ... More


Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume I: Approaches, Methodology, and Sound Change

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583423
eISBN:
9780191723438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583423.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates a large range of changes and their motivations in all parts of the grammar and lexicon. The core argument is that, in the absence of a Grand Unification Theory in linguistics, ... More


Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II: Morphological, Syntactic, and Typological Change

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583430
eISBN:
9780191595288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583430.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates a large range of changes and their motivations in all parts of the grammar and lexicon. The core argument is that, in the absence of a Grand Unification Theory in linguistics, ... More


The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Jan Brokken

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt Before Chopin's Heart is not your usual music handbook. The book’s curious title refers to the presence of eleven Antilleans at the service held in the Warsaw church to ... More


Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Wendy Knepper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031540
eISBN:
9781621036074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031540.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the career, oeuvre, and literary theories of one of the most important Caribbean writers living today. Patrick Chamoiseau’s work sheds light on the dynamic processes of ... More


Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Andrew Apter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the seasoned trend of disavowing Africa in the Black Atlantic, showing how Yoruba cultural frameworks from West Africa remade black kingdoms and communities in the Americas. ... More


Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Creolizing Europe aims to interrogate creolization as the decolonial, rhizomatic thinking necessary for understanding the social and cultural transformations set in motion through trans/national ... More


West Indian Society

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses West Indian society, which was characterized by rigid segmentation and division. Built on the principles of inequality and subordination, the West Indies was dominated by the ... More


Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Peter Manuel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Today's popular tassa drumming emerged from the fragments of transplanted Indian music traditions half-forgotten and creatively recombined, rearticulated, and elaborated into a dynamic musical genre. ... More


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