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The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

C. J. W.-L. Wee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies in Asia such as India, Malaysia, and Singapore are fraught with collaborations and conflicts between different ... More


Time and Knowledge

Prathama Banerjee

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the works about the relevance of time and knowledge in Indian political thought by Indian academics. It analyses works that question the purity, priority, and universality of ... More


Introduction

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book focuses on the modernization processes for the postcolonial societies in Asia. Its focus is directed mainly toward Singapore, a developed city that has contributed to the now-established ... More


The Nation, the State, and the Cinema

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/9780231165075.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with a background on the rise to power of Habib Bourguiba, Tunisia's first president, and the bloodless coup of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on November 7, 1987, that ended Bourguiba's ... More


The “Lessons of History”: The Ideal of Treaty in Settler Colonial Societies

Paul Patton

in Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

Despite the widespread recognition that treaties with indigenous peoples were instruments of empire, the idea of a treaty relationship continues to play a powerful role in the political imaginary of ... More


Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Robert Baron and Ana C. Cara (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Global in scope and multidisciplinary in approach, this book explores the expressive forms and performances that come into being when cultures encounter one another. Creolization is presented as a ... More


African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Roy Armes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a study linking filmmaking in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) with that in francophone West Africa and examining the factors (including Islam and the involvement of African ... More


Colonial Crosswords: (In)voicing the Gap in Mia Couto

Maria Manuel Lisboa

in Postcolonial Perspectives on the Cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235668
eISBN:
9781846313851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235668.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers Mia Couto's narratives. Couto's status questions the politics of representation in a postcolonial society which emerged from five hundred years of imperial and colonial ... More


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