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The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

A.G. Noorani (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book presents important documents recording the reactions of Muslims in the aftermath of the Independence and Partition of India, and in the subsequent fifty years. Besides key political ... More


Precarious Childhood in Post-Independence Ireland

Moira J. Maguire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080814
eISBN:
9781781702604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080814.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study reveals the desperate plight of the poor, neglected, illegitimate and abused children in an Irish society that claimed to ‘cherish’ and hold them sacred, but in fact marginalized and ... More


Haiti's Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Chelsea Stieber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book begins where so many others conclude: 1804. Recent scholarship has begun to explore the challenges that Atlantic world powers posed to Haitian sovereignty and legitimacy during the Age of ... More


Reformulations of Zionist Ideology Since the Establishment of the State of Israel

Gideon Shimoni

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the post-independence or “residual” ideology of Zionism as an issue internal to the Jewish ethnic entity. The term “ideology” here refers to an action-oriented set of ideas ... More


Introduction

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is a history of how people worked, where they lived, what they ate, wore, sickened and died from in Ireland from 1850 to 1922, rather than a history of how they saw themselves, each other and ... More


Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Andrew J. Kirkendall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the twentieth century, illiteracy and its elimination were political issues important enough to figure in the fall of governments (as in Brazil in 1964), the building of nations (in newly ... More


Reaffirming Sedentary Values: The Tinker in Post‐Revival Drama and Prose

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Four examines the manner in which the idealization of the tinker figure disappeared after Partition, when it functioned as a symbol of threatening outside forces; although Synge had ... More


Reconstruction, Reform, and State Capacity in Guinea-Bissau

Jens Kovsted and Finn Tarp

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the political economy of conflict and reconstruction in Guinea-Bissau. It discusses the problems of the state and reviews its post-independence history. It discusses the 1998–9 ... More


Conclusion: defining the nation differently

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In some notable instances, women writers work to transform the male lineaments of the post-colonial nation. In others, they attempt merely to decipher and to modify its structures of privilege. ... More


Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Janet McIntosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 1963, Kenya gained independence from Britain, ending decades of white colonial rule. While tens of thousands of whites relocated in fear of losing their fortunes, many stayed. But over the past ... More


Of goddesses and stories: gender and a new politics in Achebe

Susana Onega

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Although he published the autobiographical meditation Home and Exile in 2002, Chinua Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah (1987) remains the culmination point of his achievement as a writer of fiction, ... More


East is east: where postcolonialism is neo-orientalist – the cases of Sarojini Naidu and Arundhati Roy

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter on post-colonialism as neo-orientalist explores the colonialist filiations underlying post-independence representations of the colonised body, especially the female body. A study of the ... More


A vocation for independence: Guinean nationalism in the 1950s

Mairi MacDonald

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Mairi MacDonald addresses one of the most spectacular cases of a post-independence break with the Franco-African links and networks. In Guinea-Conakry, territorial leader Sékou Touré refused, already ... More


The Sastri Court (1951–4)

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the formation of the Sastri Court of 1951–4. Following the death of Kania, for the first time in post-Independence India, a new CJI had to be chosen. Sastri, who was the most ... More


African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Roy Armes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a study linking filmmaking in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) with that in francophone West Africa and examining the factors (including Islam and the involvement of African ... More


Caution! Masterful Male!: Talkative Man

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

As amusing as Narayan’s The Man-Eater of Malgudi, Narayan’s Talkative Man presents the career of a compulsive womanizer, Dr Rann. He is yet another rogue in Narayan’s post-Independence gallery. Dr ... More


Guru and Chela: A Tiger for Malgudi

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Narayan’s novellas belong to the late post-Independence period, the novelist’s final phase. In the first novella, the hero of this slender novella is a tiger. Trapped by a sadistic circus owner, the ... More


Introduction: Surveying the Literature on State in Post-Independence India *

Samir Kumar Das

in Political Science: Volume 1: The Indian State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084945
eISBN:
9780199082391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084945.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The introductory chapter discusses the literature on the Indian state during the post-independence period. This volume explores research and writings on issues about political economy, social policy, ... More


Introduction

Chelsea Stieber

in Haiti’s Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804–1954

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction lays the conceptual and theoretical groundwork for the book by engaging Haitian studies, Francophone literary studies, postcolonial studies, and studies of Black radicalism. It also ... More


Dessalines’s Empire of Liberty

Chelsea Stieber

in Haiti's Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804-1954

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the print culture of the immediate post-independence period leading up to Dessalines’s assassination on October 17, 1806, recasting Haiti’s earliest post-independence writing ... More


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