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Border Thinking and the Colonial Difference

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores theoretical responses to and departures from the modern world system. The first part looks into Anibal Quijano's concept of “coloniality of power” and Enrique Dussel's ... More


Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume I: Approaches, Methodology, and Sound Change

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583423
eISBN:
9780191723438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583423.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates a large range of changes and their motivations in all parts of the grammar and lexicon. The core argument is that, in the absence of a Grand Unification Theory in linguistics, ... More


Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II: Morphological, Syntactic, and Typological Change

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583430
eISBN:
9780191595288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583430.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book investigates a large range of changes and their motivations in all parts of the grammar and lexicon. The core argument is that, in the absence of a Grand Unification Theory in linguistics, ... More


The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Oscar de la Torre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. He draws on social and ... More


From Imperium to Imperialism: Writing the Roman Empire

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews the traditional understandings of the Roman Empire and reflects on how recent developments in the study of imperialism more generally could influence the future of Roman studies. ... More


Introduction to a Poetics of Diversity: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620979
eISBN:
9781800341418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620979.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book reproduces the texts of four lectures, followed by discussions, and two interviews with Lise Gauvin published in Introduction à une poétique du divers (1996); and also four further ... More


The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Jan Brokken

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt Before Chopin's Heart is not your usual music handbook. The book’s curious title refers to the presence of eleven Antilleans at the service held in the Warsaw church to ... More


Treatise on the Whole-World: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620986
eISBN:
9781800341760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620986.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This exciting, challenging book covers a wide range of subject matter, but all linked together through the key ideas of diversity and ‘Relation’. It sees our modern world, shaped by immigration and ... More


Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Jérôme Camal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Can music help us make sense of a form of (post)colonialism that is defined not by anticolonial rupture, but by an ongoing negotiation of the relationship between (former) colonies and their ... More


West Indian Society

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses West Indian society, which was characterized by rigid segmentation and division. Built on the principles of inequality and subordination, the West Indies was dominated by the ... More


Repetitions

Édouard Glissant

in Treatise on the Whole-World: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620986
eISBN:
9781800341760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620986.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Here Glissant distinguishes between ‘atavistic’ and ‘composite’ cultures. The former are based on the ideas of a sacred ‘Genesis’ and of ‘filiation’, i.e., an uninterrupted line of descent. ... More


Objections to this ‘Treatise’ by Mathieu Beluse, and Reply

Édouard Glissant

in Treatise on the Whole-World: by Édouard Glissant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620986
eISBN:
9781800341760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620986.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Here Glissant returns to the importance of creolization in preserving diversity, and contrasts it with the notion of integration, which suppresses diversity and exerts pressure on individuals to ... More


Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic

Andrew Apter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226506388
eISBN:
9780226506555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226506555.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the seasoned trend of disavowing Africa in the Black Atlantic, showing how Yoruba cultural frameworks from West Africa remade black kingdoms and communities in the Americas. ... More


Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815

Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501705267
eISBN:
9781501719592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705267.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Second Dutch Atlantic was a distinct era in Dutch colonial history, different both from the imperially-minded period from 1620 through 1680 and the years after 1815, in which the Dutch Atlantic ... More


Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Creolizing Europe aims to interrogate creolization as the decolonial, rhizomatic thinking necessary for understanding the social and cultural transformations set in motion through trans/national ... More


Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Wendy Knepper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031540
eISBN:
9781621036074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031540.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the career, oeuvre, and literary theories of one of the most important Caribbean writers living today. Patrick Chamoiseau’s work sheds light on the dynamic processes of ... More


Language diversity, geomorphological change, and population movements in the Sepik-Ramu basin of Papua New Guinea

William A. Foley

in Language Dispersal, Diversification, and Contact

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198723813
eISBN:
9780191791154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723813.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

New Guinea is a crucial region for the study of prehistory as a key witness for a precontact situation before colonial disruption and/or state formation. The New Guinea region is the most ... More


Tales, Tunes, and Tassa Drums: Retention and Invention in Indo-Caribbean Music

Peter Manuel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038815
eISBN:
9780252096778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038815.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Today's popular tassa drumming emerged from the fragments of transplanted Indian music traditions half-forgotten and creatively recombined, rearticulated, and elaborated into a dynamic musical genre. ... More


Introduction: Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez and Shirley Anne Tate

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Anthropologists and cultural historians have related ‘creolization’ to processes of transformation produced by colonial rule, enslavement and plantation economies, while other scholars have seen ... More


Creolité and the Process of Creolization*

Stuart Hall

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Stuart Hall engages with ‘Créolité and Creolization’ sets out the theoretical orientation that guides this volume in his challenge to us to seek out creolization’s applicability outside of the ... More


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