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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Reparation: On Colonial Returnee

Hyun Ok Park

in The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171922
eISBN:
9780231540513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171922.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 examines the ways that debates on hierarchical transnational Korea entail reparation politics for Korean Chinese.


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


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


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


The Imperialism of Modern Constitutional Democracy

James Tully

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter challenges the idea that constituent power is a necessary or neutral presupposition of politics. It argues that the concept of constituent power is a vital component of the deep and ... 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


Mapping Out the Cultural Politics of “the Korean Wave” in Contemporary South Korea

Keehyeung Lee

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critically examines three competing positions on the Korean Wave or Hanryu in South Korea developed by the South Korean government, cultural producers and critical intellectuals; namely, ... More


Musyawarah and Democratic Lay Catholic Leadership in Indonesia: The Ongoing Legacy of John Dijkstra, SJ, and Ikatan Petani Pancasila

Paulus Wiryono Priyotamtama

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For Paulus Wiryono, grassroots, lay Catholic activism characterizes the contemporary, democratic character of post-colonial Indonesia. Through analyzing the lay movements Ikatan Petani Pancasila and ... 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


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


‘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


Western Classics, Indian Classics: Postcolonial Contestations

Harish Trivedi

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/9780199296101.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter situates post-colonial discussion in modern critical contexts. It contests any assumption that there is a seamless progression from colonial to post-colonial, either in terms of ... More


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