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Epilogue: Palestine and the Syrian Intifada

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Epilogue returns to the use of Palestine as a metaphor of the colonial during the mass protests of the 2010s with a close reading of the Syrian novelist Samar Yazbek’s memoir of the Syrian ... More


Irish Nationalists and the Colonial Image

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between discourses of race and those of colonialism and imperialism. Hostile images and stereotypes of Irishness have been suggested to have had an important ... More


The Irish Republic as ‘Postcolonial’ Polity

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the arguments over the Irish Republic as a ‘neo-colony’ or ‘postcolonial’ state. Since the 1920s and 1970s, a substantial body of writing has sought to analyse the Irish Free ... More


Conclusion

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

Korean diasporic nationalism in the years between 1905 and 1945 played a foundational role in the emergence of the two separate Koreas after 1945 that both exist to this day. Koreans in the United ... 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


Locating Poor Whites in Contemporary Travel Narratives

Sarah Robertson

in Poverty Politics: Poor Whites in Contemporary Southern Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824325
eISBN:
9781496824370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824325.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter charts the long history of travel writing about the US South and explores the continued fascination and simultaneous repulsion with its poor whites. It discusses neo-colonial approaches ... More


Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Jana Lipman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has ... More


Decolonizing the Classroom

Erin Twohig

in Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620214
eISBN:
9781789629576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620214.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The second chapter examines novels that cast Arabization as a new colonialism: both by arguing that Standard Arabic was a “foreign” language in Algeria, and by discussing foreign teachers as a ... More


The Oldest Daughter of Overseas France

Richard Price

in Locating Guyane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941114
eISBN:
9781789629163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941114.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter constitutes a summative perspective on contemporary Guyane. It opens with a birds-eye view of the place in all its diversity. Beginning with its ongoing population explosion, it moves on ... More


Anthropology

Sarah E. Ruble

in The Gospel of Freedom & Power: Protestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835814
eISBN:
9781469601601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that in the last three decades of the twentieth century, anthropologists' critiques of missionaries on issues of neocolonialism and complicity with U.S. power opened the guild to ... More


Development Economics and Transformation Studies

MalColm H. Dunn and Joseph P. Ganahl

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the issue of whether development economics has made a significant contribution to transformation studies. It gives an overview of the major debates in development economics and ... More


Conclusion Mobile and Rooted

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion revolves around the various stories that have been (and still are) told about mobility in the Amazon. From early colonial narratives to nineteenth-century travel literature to ... More


Faux Posthumanism: The Discourse of Species and the Neocolonial Project in Michael Crichton's Congo

Cary Wolfe

in Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226905136
eISBN:
9780226905129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226905129.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the discourse of species in Michael's Crichton's novel “Congo.” It suggests that the novel's logic of neocolonialism is that which organizes its species discourse and that the ... More


Notions of Empire: Transatlantic Art at the Height of the Cold War (A Case Study)

Luis Fernández Cifuentes

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In 1955, Barcelona’s III Bienal de Arte Hispano-Americano had a double mission. First, it aspired to re-unite the countries of Spain’s old empire under the principles of a common race, a common view ... More


Uncanny Hybridity into Neocolonialism

Lawrence Durrell

in Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251766
eISBN:
9780823252992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251766.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Taking stock of the apparent signifiers of cosmopolitanism in Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, the chapter elicits the way the text projects them as a menace to a (would-be) sovereign, and ... More


Answering the Call: Telephonic Fascism and Faulkner’s Angel of History

Myka Tucker-Abramson

in Faulkner and Money

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822529
eISBN:
9781496822567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822529.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

As Nazism was securing its grip on Germany, Walter Benjamin wrote of the "necessity of a theory of history from which fascism can become visible." With the election of Trump and the resurgence of ... More


Red Pepper Poetry: Jayne Cortez and Cross-Cultural Saturation

Kevin Meehan

in People Get Ready: African American and Caribbean Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732818
eISBN:
9781604732825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732818.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the collaborations made by the African American poet Jayne Cortez with several groups in establishing the aesthetic, political, and economic domination of post-colonial ... More


Resisting Paradise—An Introduction

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introductory chapter positions tourism as a neocolonial enterprise in which globalization and U.S. imperialism are implicated along with the history of slavery and colonialism. It argues that ... More


Narratives of New Memory: Ending the Neocolonial Story

Ylce Irizarry

in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how authors Demetria Martínez and Elías Miguel Muñoz have crafted exemplars of the narrative of new memory. Martínez's novel Mother Tongue (1993) illustrates new memory ... More


“It takes a lot of unruly individuals to make a free people”: Bedwin Hacker (Nadia El Fani, 2002)

Robert Lang

in New Tunisian Cinema: Allegories of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165075
eISBN:
9780231537193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165075.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Nadia El Fani's Bedwin Hacker (2002). The film features a cyber-activist engaged in a kind of awareness campaign aimed at (the complacency, racism, and capitalist greed of) the ... More


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