Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines:key features of the ideologies and academic disciplines and around the world, Colonialism/Postcolonialism has. This accessible introduction explores the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and post-colonial studies. Ania Loomba. ties, and Colonialism/Postcolonialism remains a primer for the aca- demic and common Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism is probably one of the.
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Loomba summarizes various theories and criticisms of those theories. The Goodreads’ scale falls apart when you encounter a book that you admire, but which you didn’t ‘like’ a great deal. While the information presented in Loomba’s introduction to Colonialiam and Postcolonialism was interesting, I thought that the organization was really lacking for a multi-published academic work.
Ania Loomba examines the key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, For an intro While the information presented in Loomba’s introduction to Colonialiam and Postcolonialism was interesting, I thought that the organization was really lacking for a multi-published academic work.
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I skimmed this more than I read it, but it’s a solid text. I gave up when I had 60 pages left. The book does what it says on the tin, although one complaint I would make is that Loomba often presumes that the reader coloniqlism sympathetic to postcolonial studies themselves, rather than just being an interested onlooker. Sign In Forgot password? New Essays on Romanticism Across the Disciplines.
Jan 28, Aflatun rated it really liked it. This has become my go-to text on postcolonialism.
Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 11, SL rated it it was amazing. I’m not saying there weren’t interesting things, but very few and far between.
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Oct 15, Susanna rated it liked it. So according to GR’s rati I’m probably not smart enough for this book, but I thought it was an awful read.
From an editorial perspective, there were typos and misused punctuation. Contents Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. L oomba, A nia.
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Dec 18, Pol rated it liked it Shelves: Sign In or Create an Account. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The lack of major division leaves her able to coloniqlism into each topic with considerable depth, with room to draw in the major critical voices in this area and have them engage in broad arguments; it also has the effect of making the book occasionally difficult to colonialsm oneself within, and to get ‘above’ the discussion. Mar 28, Nohea added it Shelves: Aug 27, Carol B.
I must have underlined and marked half the book. Divided into only three chapters, Loomba offers an analysis of the history and development of colonialism, the establishment of colonial identities, and challenges to colonialism — including a conclusion that responds to recent historical developments roughly aft The Goodreads’ scale falls colonialismm when you encounter a book that you admire, but which you didn’t ‘like’ a great deal.
Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines: Other books in the series. Lists with This Book. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. One of the best introductions I’ve read. I refer to it all the time. This, along with Said, is a really good primer for the subject. Paperback2nd editionpages. Read parts of this book for a class.
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But this book is a good way to gain new perspectives on colonialism and postcolonialism. I don’t think it’s a good book as an introduction: So according to GR’s rating system, this gets 1 star from me for I did not like it.
Dense, but readable, and for my research, indispensable. Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.