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Introduction

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter proposes counterpoint as a metaphor for the historical critique of colonial musical cultures in the early modern world. It explains how Edward W. Said's technique of “contrapuntal ... More


Colonization and History in New Zealand

James Belich

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on colonization and history in New Zealand. The central theme of colonial historiography is shown in this chapter. Re-colonization began in the 1880s, established ... More


Historiography: Performance between Traces and Trash

Brahma Prakash

in Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the 'Folk Performance' in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199490813
eISBN:
9780199095858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490813.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Folk Literature

The historiography of ‘folk performance’ discusses the existing studies on the subject from the colonial period to the present and points out the discrepancies leading to methodological problems. ... More


The Loss of El Dorado and ‘Colonial’ Historiography

William Ghosh

in V.S. Naipaul, Caribbean Writing, and Caribbean Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861102
eISBN:
9780191893070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861102.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is about historical writing in the West Indies, from the 1960s onwards. Historical writing about the colonial past was a key place in which Caribbean writers in this era analysed the ... More


Capitalism and Slavery Revisited: Remaking the Slave Commodity Frontier

Dale Tomich

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter illustrates how the analysis of Capitalism and Slavery, one of Eric Williams’ contributions to Caribbean and post-colonial historiography and political economy, is an engagement with its ... More


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