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Introduction: French Colonial Dakar: the morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter provides a background of relevant historiographies related to the topic of the book and its regional context, in terms of urban history, geography and colonial ... More


A sense of place: historicism, whither wilt?

Christopher D’Addario

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the last decade, the historicism that had become so familiar to us by the turn of the century has increasingly come under challenge, revised, reconsidered and often rejected from a number of ... More


Ruins and wonders: The poetics of cultural memory in and of early medieval England

Joshua Davies

in Visions and ruins: Cultural memory and the untimely Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125934
eISBN:
9781526136220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125934.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Old English poem known as The Ruin meditates on the material remains of a long-passed civilisation and has often been read as typical of the nostalgic poetry of the Anglo-Saxons, but its ... More


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