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Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Tony Crowley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book studies the politics of language in Ireland during the colonial and post-colonial periods. Beginning with the Tudors and ending with recent language legislation in Ireland and Northern ... More


Nationalism

A. Raghuramaraju

in Modernity in Indian Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070122
eISBN:
9780199080014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070122.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Contemporary India, unlike the West, despite opening itself to modernity, contains pre-modern institutions such as the family. This chapter analyses how the model of Western nationalism fails to ... More


Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Charles Forsdick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

From his premature death in 1919 until the final decades of the twentieth century, the French traveller, author, and naval doctor Victor Segalen remained relatively ... More


Conceptual Conspectus: Colonialism

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume I: Colonialism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199243341
eISBN:
9780191863462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199243341.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contrasts the colonial and “sectarianized peoples” interpretations of modern Irish history, defining and defending the former while noting that the latter frequently displays ... More


Finding a Post-Colonial Voice for Antigone: Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes

Stephen E. Wilmer

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The themes of the continually colonial and the neocolonial are prominent in this chapter’s discussion of Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes. The chapter situates the discussion in the context of what ... More


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


Literal ‘Decolonization’: Re-reading African International Legal Scholarship through the African novel

Christopher Gevers

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the role of African scholars in the context of the battle for international law. It focuses on scholars who were less prominent than Taslim O Elias or Mohammed Bedjaoui, but who ... More


‘The Same Kind of Smile?’ About the ‘Use and Abuse’ of Theory in Constructing the Classical Tradition

Freddy Decreus

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter takes a sometimes wry look at the intellectual infrastructure of concepts of the post-colonial, locating these in the polarities between post-modernism and western humanism, but showing ... More


Introduction Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

MATT K. MATSUDA

in Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter examines the unique ways the French empire in the Pacific developed historically in the 19th century. It proposes three basic arguments. First, that the French Oceanic ... More


An Intimate Elsewhere: Imagination of Distance and Vastness in Kafka

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Exotic Spaces in German Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604128
eISBN:
9780191729362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604128.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Exotic topographies in Kafka’s works do not present experienced places, but rather imagined ones, the features of which often significantly differ from any real or actual space. The fictionalization ... More


Conclusion

Christopher B. Balme

in Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184447
eISBN:
9780191674266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184447.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book focuses primarily on post-colonial theatre and drama. Theatrical syncretism is a direct result of post-colonialism and the decolonization process ensuing from it. The whole study is ... More


Perspectives on Post-Colonialism in South Africa: the Voortrekker Monument’s Classical Heritage

Richard Evans

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines material culture by looking at the Voortrekker Monument in South Africa. It shows how the history of its design and creation maps the multi-faceted history of colonialism in ... More


The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Writing from a wide range of historical perspectives, contributors to the anthology shed new light on historical, theoretical and empirical issues pertaining to the documentary film, in order to ... More


Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Matt K. Matsuda

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents a broad ranging survey of French colonial engagements in the Pacific and Asian worlds of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Multiple studies, each in a different territory, examine ... More


Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

François G. Richard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Reluctant Landscapes analyzes the political history of rural communities in the Siin province (Senegal) over the last 400 years. Much of Africa’s global history has been told from the standpoint of ... 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


Three referenda and a by-election: the shadow of empire in devolutionary politics

Jimmi Østergaard Nielsen and Stuart Ward

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter examines one of the most persistent meta-narratives of the devolutionary debate in Scotland: that there is a link between the fall of the British empire and the rise of Scottish ... More


Introduction: Travelling in Different Skins

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the role of the travelogue, both as a locus for the safely bound exotic Other, and as the potential conduit for hybrid constructions of identity. It introduces the central ... More


Shades of Multi-Lingualism and Multi-Vocalism in Modern Performances of Greek Tragedy in Post-Colonial Contexts

Lorna Hardwick

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the impact of multilingual productions of Greek drama in modern theatrical contexts, including community theatre. It examines the status of English as an imperial language, as ... More


The Developmental State: Independence, Dependency, and the History of the South

Luis Eslava

in The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The battle for international law during the era of decolonization in the mid-twentieth century was to a large extent a battle fought over the nature, function and objectives of the state—above all, ... More


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