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Epilogue: Palestine and the Syrian Intifada

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Epilogue returns to the use of Palestine as a metaphor of the colonial during the mass protests of the 2010s with a close reading of the Syrian novelist Samar Yazbek’s memoir of the Syrian ... More


Irish Nationalists and the Colonial Image

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between discourses of race and those of colonialism and imperialism. Hostile images and stereotypes of Irishness have been suggested to have had an important ... More


The Irish Republic as ‘Postcolonial’ Polity

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the arguments over the Irish Republic as a ‘neo-colony’ or ‘postcolonial’ state. Since the 1920s and 1970s, a substantial body of writing has sought to analyse the Irish Free ... More


Conclusion

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

Korean diasporic nationalism in the years between 1905 and 1945 played a foundational role in the emergence of the two separate Koreas after 1945 that both exist to this day. Koreans in the United ... More


Finding a Post-Colonial Voice for Antigone: Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes

Stephen E. Wilmer

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The themes of the continually colonial and the neocolonial are prominent in this chapter’s discussion of Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes. The chapter situates the discussion in the context of what ... More


Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Jana Lipman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has ... More


Resisting Paradise—An Introduction

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introductory chapter positions tourism as a neocolonial enterprise in which globalization and U.S. imperialism are implicated along with the history of slavery and colonialism. It argues that ... More


Conclusion Mobile and Rooted

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion revolves around the various stories that have been (and still are) told about mobility in the Amazon. From early colonial narratives to nineteenth-century travel literature to ... More


Red Pepper Poetry: Jayne Cortez and Cross-Cultural Saturation

Kevin Meehan

in People Get Ready: African American and Caribbean Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732818
eISBN:
9781604732825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732818.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the collaborations made by the African American poet Jayne Cortez with several groups in establishing the aesthetic, political, and economic domination of post-colonial ... More


Uncanny Hybridity into Neocolonialism

Lawrence Durrell

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Taking stock of the apparent signifiers of cosmopolitanism in Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, the chapter elicits the way the text projects them as a menace to a (would-be) sovereign, and ... More


Anthropology

Sarah E. Ruble

in The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that in the last three decades of the twentieth century, anthropologists' critiques of missionaries on issues of neocolonialism and complicity with U.S. power opened the guild to ... More


Conclusion: “An Empire of Letters”: Literary Tradition, National Sovereignty, and Neocolonialism

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter examines the distinction, made in 1900 by William Dean Howells, between an empire of and a republic of letters. Howells's view is that the republic of letters that is the ... More


Narratives of New Memory: Ending the Neocolonial Story

Ylce Irizarry

in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how authors Demetria Martínez and Elías Miguel Muñoz have crafted exemplars of the narrative of new memory. Martínez's novel Mother Tongue (1993) illustrates new memory ... More


“It takes a lot of unruly individuals to make a free people”: Bedwin Hacker (Nadia El Fani, 2002)

Robert Lang

in New Tunisian Cinema: Allegories of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165075
eISBN:
9780231537193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165075.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Nadia El Fani's Bedwin Hacker (2002). The film features a cyber-activist engaged in a kind of awareness campaign aimed at (the complacency, racism, and capitalist greed of) the ... More


Aliens: The Interracial Family in

Leilani Nishime

in Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the visual exclusion of multiracial Asians. It also looks at television and film's overt use of multiracial tropes to signal utopic/dystopic futures. The science-fiction ... More


Revising the Colonialism-as-Romance Metaphor: From Conquest to Neocolonialism

Faye Caronan

in Legitimizing Empire: Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039256
eISBN:
9780252097300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039256.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Esmeralda Santiago's América's Dream and Jessica Hagedorn's Dogeaters represent the rape of Puerto Rico and the Philippines through scattered references to United States ... More


(Re)Producing American Soldiers in an Age of Empire

Isabelle V. Barker

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores the division of reproductive labor on US military bases in Iraq following “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” Due in part to the privatization of services associated with reproductive ... More


The Birth of the Interdisciplines

Roderick A. Ferguson

in The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the origins of interdisciplinary studies vis-à-vis colonial and neocolonial narratives. In order to define and defend the minority espoused by the interdisciplines, it is ... More


The Racial Genealogy of Excellence

Roderick A. Ferguson

in The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the hierarchies and hegemonies established through a culture of “excellence.” The open admissions struggle at City College was indicative of this, as it eventually resulted in ... More


Un/Civilized Girls, Unruly Poems: Jully Makini (Solomon Islands)

Selina Tusitala Marsh

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that identity can be reclaimed from those who have taken it away and made it foreign, alien to the roots of a culture repressed or reshaped. The discussion revolves around Jully ... More


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