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Coming to Terms with the West: Intellectual Strategies of Bifurcation and Post-Westernism in Siam

Thongchai Winichakul

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter attempts to establish a “post-Western” intellectual framework for dealing with the West and assesses its implications in broader cultural and intellectual contexts. It discusses two of ... More


Mining the museum in an age of migration

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 4 explores how Western museums of art and culture have become important arenas for new forms of bridge-building as well as critical interrogations of the Eurocentric bias inherent in these ... More


Colonial Love in Fanon and Moffatt

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains Frantz Fanon's reflections on the risks of interracial love in colonial contexts of racial inequality. Fanon's Black Skin, White Mask reports the situation of the black and ... More


Introduction

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief history of the Fourth Crusade. When Pope Innocent III ascended Peter's throne in 1198, he almost immediately began planning for what was supposed to be ... More


Arabic Thought in the Liberal Cage

Hussein Omar

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter argues that Egyptian practitioners of party politics, such as Ahmad Lutfi al-Sayyid and ‘Abd al-‘Aziz Jawish, articulated many of the key insights of a postcolonial critique of ... More


National Recognition and Community Acknowledgment

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines and explores an event called the Festival of Nations, which showcases a myriad of folk demonstrations that range from African American doll making to Iranian rug weaving. The ... More


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