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New Nations, New Novels

in Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754903
eISBN:
9780804772501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754903.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter considers the African post-independence novel as a genre in which the heterogeneity and heterochronicity of Fanon's form returns. The works of the Kenyan novelist, playwright, and ... More


Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Heather Sharkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235588
eISBN:
9780520929364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Histories written in the aftermath of empire have often featured conquerors and peasant rebels but have said little about the vast staffs of locally recruited clerks, technicians, teachers, and ... More


Transition Roads, Railways, and Bridges: Arteries of the Nation

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the implications of a developmentalist orientation for both official and alternative nationalisms through theorizations of the postcolonial nation. It focuses on the official ... More


The Heritage of Heritage

Daniel Herwitz

in Heritage, Culture, and Politics in the Postcolony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160186
eISBN:
9780231530729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160186.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the recontextualization of past events evident in the heritages displayed in museums. Groups of men and women, especially those who are living in postcolonial nations, have ... More


Monument, Ruin, and Redress in South African Heritage

Daniel Herwitz

in Heritage, Culture, and Politics in the Postcolony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160186
eISBN:
9780231530729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160186.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses one of South Africa's national narratives, its democratic transition in the 1990s, in relation to the notion of demonumentalizing—the act of providing a sense of national ... More


Warfare, Imperial Collapse, and the Mass Creation of Nation States

John Hutchinson

in Nationalism and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198798453
eISBN:
9780191839528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798453.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the relationship between the nationalist military revolutions and the downfall of empires in total war and consequently the mass production of postcolonial nation states. ... More


Education for Nationalism

SHALINI ADVANI

in Schooling the National Imagination: Education, English, and the Indian Modern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062752
eISBN:
9780199080205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062752.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the project of nation building that has lain at the heart of India's educational policy since 1947. Between the conflicting claims of the English speaking intelligentsia and the ... More


Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination

Gaurav Desai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164542
eISBN:
9780231535595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164542.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book provides an alternative history of Africa's experience with slavery, migration, colonialism, nationalism, and globalization. It draws on the life narratives and literary texts of South ... More


Women’s National Drama: Yŏsŏng Kukkŭk

Andrew Killick

in In Search of Korean Traditional Opera: Discourses of Changguk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832902
eISBN:
9780824870065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832902.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on yosong kukkuk, an all-female variant of ch'angguk that emerged and rose to great fame in postcolonial South Korea but was, like the 1930s movement, accused of sacrificing ... More


Between War and Refuge in Jammu and Kashmir: Displacement, Borders, and the Boundaries of Political Belonging

Cabeiri deBergh Robinson

in Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274204
eISBN:
9780520954540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274204.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the apparent paradox of the collective identification of the Kashmiri refugee: that the very existence of the Kashmiri refugee as a politico-legal and sociocultural identity ... More


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