Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction
This key new introduction, by one of the leading exponents in the field, explains in clear and accessible language the historical and theoretical origins of post-colonial theory. Acknowledging that post-colonial theory draws on a wide, often contested, range of theory from different fields, Young analyzes the concepts and issues involved, explains the meaning of key terms, and interprets the work of some of the major writers concerned, to provide an ideal introductory guide for those undergraduates or academics coming to post-colonial theory and criticism for the first time.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
Not really well-named, but then, this isn't a short introduction to anything in particular. It's more like a selection of only the most outrageous stories from thirty years worth of the Guardian ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kathleen586 - LibraryThing
Despite having a very Marxist/Socialist perspective, this book has some valuable information. I learned a lot from it and I'm glad I read it. Read full review