Post Colonial Geography
Read Online

Post Colonial Geography

  • 552 Want to read
  • ·
  • 82 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications .
Written in English


  • Geography,
  • Political economy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • World - Post-Colonial Studies,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Politics - Current Events

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8030514M
ISBN 100761966315
ISBN 109780761966319

Download Post Colonial Geography


  Post-colonialisms discusses the core arguments about post-colonialism and culture with a focus on 'hybridity'. Comprehensive and accessible, illustrated with learning features throughout, Geographies of Post-Colonialism will be the key resource for students in human geography and development studies. This book examines how ideas about place and space have been transformed in recent decades. It offers a unique understanding of the ways in which postcolonial writers have contested views of place as fixed and unchanging and are remapping conceptions of world geography, with chapters on cartography, botany and gardens, spice, ecologies, animals and zoos, and cities, as well as reference to the Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Geographies of Postcolonialism introduces the principal themes and theories relating to postcolonialism. Written from a geographical perspective, the text includes extended explanations of the cultural and material aspects of the subject. Download Postcolonial Geographies books, Postcolonialism and geography are intimately linked through the spatiality of colonial discourse as well as the material effects of colonialism and phical ideas about space, place, landscape, and location have helped to articulate different experiences of colonialism both in the past.

Book > Academic Books > Historical Geography This volume highlights how contemporary geographers ‘see’ and write on colonial and post-colonial themes such as the state, nation, community, environment and division of labour, while keeping in mind issues of spatiality and territoriality. In Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory: a reader, Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1 – Google Scholar Williams, S.W. Internal colonialism, core–periphery contrasts and devolution: an integrative comment.   Crush, J. The discomforts of distance: post-colonialism and South African geography. South African Geography Jour 60 - Google Scholar | Crossref.   Postcolonial Geographies has succeeded in delivering a meaningful conversation between political economic accounts of development and cultural accounts of identity. It is a must have for anyone studying colonialism and post-colonialism′ - Jane M Jacobs, Institute of Geography, University of Reviews: 1.

Post-colonial geographies and the colonial present While the term post-colonialism is undoubtedly ‘contested and diverse’ (Blunt and Wills, ), it may . The book has fourteen sections, each dealing with a major concept or issue in post-colonial theory. Each section is introduced by the editors and includes up to seven extracts from various theorists. As well as fundamental post-colonial issues, such as Language, Place, History and Ethnicity, it also. In his new book, Bill Ashcroft gives us a revolutionary view of the ways in which post-colonial societies have responded to colonial control. The most comprehensive analysis of major features of post-colonial studies ever compiled, Post-Colonial Transformation: * demonstrates how widespread the strategy of transformation has been * investigates political and literary resista/5(1). Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts is fully updated and cross-referenced additional further reading this book has everything necessary for students and anyone keen to learn more about this fascinating subject. Bill Ashcroft teaches at the University of Hong Kong and the.