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Reconceptualizing India Studies

Balagangadhara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082965
eISBN:
9780199081936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082965.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

As India emerges as an important global player, a serious question arises: how to relate to the existing descriptions of India that are centuries old? This question presents itself as a task for the ... More


Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Jason Herbeck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Construction of identity has constituted a vigorous source of debate in the Caribbean from the early days of colonization to the present, and under the varying guises of independence, ... More


Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Drucilla Cornell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book grapples with fundamental questions regarding what type of revolution took place in South Africa over a more than 50 year long struggle. Each chapter grapples with the questions related to ... More


Making Space for Making Space: Jeff Lemire’s Essex County and the Canadian Alternative

Jocelyn Sakal Froese (ed.)

in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter employs a framework informed predominantly by queer theory in order to untangle the complex structures that Lemire uses in writing the Canada that he does, and ultimately suggests that ... More


India and Indians in SF by Indians and Others

Uppinder Mehan

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Uppinder Mehan, in “India and Indians in SF by Indians and Others,” examines the representation of India in recent science fiction in the works of contemporary writers outside India, such as Ian ... More


Postcolonial TV: El tiempo entre costuras [The Time In Between] (Antena 3, 2013–14); El Príncipe (Telecinco, 2014)

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 4, the last on Spain, deals with post-colonial TV, a subject as yet little studied. Having explored the halting media relationship between the Spanish metropolis and its one time Moroccan ... More


Africa–Britain: a short history

Graham Harrison

in The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the history of British-African interaction. It begins with pre-modern interactions which were very sparse. It goes on to focus on slavery as a major starting ... More


Rebouco: Postindependence Art and Angolan Socialism

Delinda Collier

in Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694440
eISBN:
9781452953632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694440.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Three shifts into the immediate post-colonial period and artists’ active use of Painted Walls of Lunda and other anthropological texts in art and the cultural policies of the newly ... More


A Theory of European Military Intervention

Catherine Gegout

in Why Europe Intervenes in Africa: Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190845162
eISBN:
9780190943288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845162.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter one first defines military intervention. It can occur with or without the consent of the targeted government and/or the United Nations, be direct or indirect, and be characterized as liberal ... More


Conclusion

Vineet Thakur

in Postscripts on Independence: Foreign Policy Ideas, Identity, and Institutions in India and South Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199479641
eISBN:
9780199094066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479641.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the findings of the book. It compares the Indian and South African cases and finds ideational and institutional similarities and differences in the two experiences.


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