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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Her research on the history of racism since the early modern era includes work on England’s early contacts with India, the Moluccas and Turkey.

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Aug 27, Carol B. Sign In or Create an Account. I’m not saying there weren’t interesting things, but very few and far between. Jan 22, Will rated it really liked it Shelves: I got my education in Holland, so marxism sometimes still seems a little shady.

She currently holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English department. Postcolonislism CookeUma Kothari Limited preview – But if you already have some basic knowledge it should be a good re Wow, that was a lot of marxism!


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You could not be signed in. New Essays on Romanticism Across the Disciplines. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. I’m probably not smart enough for this book, but I thought it was an awful read.

I don’t think it’s a good book as an introduction: This is an excellent introduction to the field and a good reference book after. 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 interested onlooker.

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View all 4 comments. I’m in my third year of Literary Studies and I thought it was sometimes pretty though. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

That’s all I have to say. Dec 10, Zach VandeZande rated it really liked it. Dec 18, Pol rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. This is a valuable text that breaks down the complexities and storied history within the field of post-colonial criticism and study. Not even mentioning the kilometric paragraphs. 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.

Divided into only three chapters, Loomba offers an analysis of the history snia 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 apart when you encounter a book that you admire, but which you didn’t ‘like’ a great deal.


Mar 09, Sonali Banerjee rated it really liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I had to read this crappy book before a test at my university. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. After reading Edward Said as an introduction to Postcolonial theory, this is the perfect book to put Said and other theorists in context.

For an introduction text, I wonder if there aren’t better ones out there. Contents Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.

Other books in the series. Two things in particular make this book especially noteworthy: Can’t remember much of it, but I do remember it as being a particularly dry introduction, if a pretty decent one. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.