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Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in Eurocentric Liberal International Theory

John M. Hobson and Martin Hall

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the validity of the postcolonial view that liberalism is inherently imperialist and culturally monist. In so doing it examines the claim that classical liberal international ... More


Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World: 1500-1800

Nelly Hanna

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166648
eISBN:
9781617975905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166648.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter questions the mainstream view that has identified the main sources of modern world history as the Reformation, the expansion of Europe into America and Asia, the formation of trading ... More


The Savage Freud: The First Non-Western Psychoanalyst and the Politics of Secret Selves in Colonial India

Ashis Nandy

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Marxism and psychoanalysis are perceived to be attributed with the most influential critiques of European schools of thought that emerged during the nineteenth century and that have played no small ... More


Agones: The Constitution of a Practice

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

As elaborated earlier, there are three major contradicting and comprehensive types of discourse: Eurocentric, Afrocentric, and post-Afrocentric. The sociality and historicity of these concepts as ... More


Introduction: Seeing through the Conceptual Languages of Others

Lee M. Brown

in African Philosophy: New and Traditional Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195114409
eISBN:
9780199785827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019511440X.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the goals of this collection of essays, which include the characterization of the epistemological and metaphysical concerns that shaped ... More


Conclusion: Empire and the Western Canon

Gauri Viswanathan

in Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter discusses how the emergence of the discipline of English in colonial India, its origin within strategies of sociopolitical control, gave rise to fresh inquiry into possible ... More


DH and the American Literature Canon in Pedagogical Practice

Amy E. Earhart

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Amy Earhart shows how the connection between digital humanities and American literature is intimately linked to the historical development of activist DIY digital projects built by ... More


Critique of European Scholarship

Vera Tolz

in Russia's Own Orient: The Politics of Identity and Oriental Studies in the Late Imperial and Early Soviet Periods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594443
eISBN:
9780191725067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594443.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Analyses the critique of European scholarship of the ‘Orient’ articulated by Rozen's disciples between the 1890s and the late 1920s, putting this critique in a wider European context. The chapter ... More


Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean

Franco Cassano

Norma Bouchard and Valerio Ferme (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233649
eISBN:
9780823241750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233649.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book, which ranges between the fields of sociology, political science, philosophy, cultural anthropology, and literature, offers a critique of normative models of modernization derived from ... More


Rereading the 1834 Revolt Against Muhammad ‘Ali in Palestine and Rethinking Ottoman Rule

Camille Mansour and Leila Fawaz

in Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162473
eISBN:
9781617970191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162473.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In 1834, for the first time in Palestine's history, people from across the country and from all segments of society came together in rebellion against what they considered to be oppressive policies ... More


The Law of Nations in Global History

C. H. Alexandrowicz

David Armitage and Jennifer Pitts (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In recent years there has been a growing awareness of the need to write a global history of law of nations that disengages from parochial national and regional histories. It is hoped that these ... More


Eros and Orientalism In Britten's Operas

Philip Brett

in Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter represents a reverse project in that, instead of deconstructing Western narrative to understand oriental culture, it deconstructs the same to understand Western culture itself. Needless ... More


Colonial Copyright

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter continues the construction of the model that guides the discussion in the book, of colonial copyright. It adds to the previous, colonial transplant framework, the particular regulated ... More


Decolonizing Moves: Beyond Eurocentric Culture, Narrative, and Identity

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how globalization through the mechanism of neoliberalization shapes spaces, places, and identities. It is argued that a “decolonial perspective” on Euro-American psychology ... More


Arab Copyright

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 10 looks closely at the reception of copyright law in the Arab community. The discussion combines previously discussed threads: the publication of the Copyright Act (Chapter 4), the ... More


Egypt from 1600 to 1800: Between Local and Global

Nelly Hanna

in Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World: 1500-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166648
eISBN:
9781617975905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166648.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The mainstream view in historical studies considers the main sources of modern world history to be the Reformation, the expansion of Europe into America and Asia, the formation of trading companies, ... More


Theorizing Recognition: South Asian Authors in a Global Milieu

Gita Rajan and Shailja Sharma

in New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the contemporary popularity and/or recognition of South Asian authors—authors located in South Asia and in the global north, but who write about the spaces in and between South ... More


Developing rural Africa: rural development discourse in colonial Zimbabwe, 1944–79

E. Kushinga Makombe

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the realisations, transformations and effects of development concepts and policies throughout various stages of the history of government assistance in Zimbabwe from 1944 to ... More


Signifying the Other: Chesnutt’s “Methods of Teaching”

SallyAnn H. Ferguson

in Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734164
eISBN:
9781621036050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734164.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Chesnutt’s speech which was called “Modern Methods of Instruction,” which later on appeared in print as part of the segregated black North Carolina Teachers Association’s ... More


Amitav Ghosh and Caryl Phillips: Global Travel, Then and Now

in Mobility at Large: Globalization, Textuality and Innovative Travel Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318214
eISBN:
9781846317736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317736.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines travel texts that reverse or challenge the Eurocentric conventions of the genre: In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh and The Atlantic Sound by Caryl Phillips. It explains that ... More


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