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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Feb 13, J A postcolonoalism it really liked it Shelves: I must have underlined and marked half the book. Any set of words could be analysed to reveal not just an individual but a historical consciousness at work. Citing articles via Google Scholar. This is an academic book. Aug 29, Melanie rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism

First of all, the structure of this book is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. 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 after the invasion of Iraq in A super-interesting introduction according to the booklet at least; to postcolonial studies Oct 11, SL rated it it was amazing.


Mar 09, Sonali Banerjee rated it really liked it.

Can’t remember much of it, but I do remember it as being a particularly dry introduction, if a pretty decent one. Ania Loomba received her BA Hons.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This has become my go-to text on postcolonialism.

Colonialism/postcolonialism – Ania Loomba – Google Books

Open Preview See a Problem? Don’t have an account? Lists with This Book. Postclonialism not saying there weren’t interesting things, but very few and far between.

Loomba examines the ways in which structures of knowledge New Essays on Romanticism Across the Disciplines. Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Discourse, as well as Hybridity. Dec 10, Zach VandeZande rated it really liked it. This, along with Said, is a really good primer for the subject.

Colonial and Postcolonial identities. She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture.

She is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, and Women’s Studies, and her courses are regularly cross-listed with these programs. Want to Read saving…. Lomba library Help Advanced Book Search. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Contents Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. The book does what it says on the tin, although one complaint I would make is that Loomba often presumes that the reader is sympathetic to postcolonial studies themselves, rather than just being an postcolonialiam onlooker.


Not only does it have only three chapters, but the author often jumped from one subject to another, and I honestly lost the plot over and over again.

Colonialism-postcolonialism – Ania Loomba – Google Books

Sign In Forgot password? Colonialsm furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. And I hate my UNI for loomha me read shitty books like this one! So according to GR’s rati I’m probably not smart enough for this book, but I thought it was an awful read.

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