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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Please try again later. 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. Frequently, the arguments turn around on each other, so that a discussion about something is critiqued, which is itself the subject of criticism and then new insights are brought in etc.

Her writing is clear, and the introduction and conclusion are just as helpful as the content.

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Paperback2nd editionpages. Nevetheless, I feel after having read this a much greater understanding of the topic, which is perhaps the only criterion by which an Introduction text can be judged. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Dec 10, Zach VandeZande rated it really liked it. A Novel Penguin Ink. Loomba examines the ways in which structures of knowledge That’s all I have to say. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. 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. Showing of 6 reviews. The issues are addressed here. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. She shows how post colonial theory forces us to reconsider some of our founding ideas, reorient our frames of enquiry, and rethink the very notion of colonialism. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Ania Loomba received her BA Hons. Oct 11, SL rated it it was amazing.

The Goodreads’ scale falls apart when you encounter a book that you admire, but which you didn’t ‘like’ a great deal. References to this book Participation: Lists with This Book. Feb 18, Israa Al rated it really liked it. But this book is a good way to gain new perspectives on colonialism and postcolonialism. Sign In or Create an Account.

It’s a good summary of the field and is up to date I read the 3rd edition, published inso mileage may vary. Aug 29, Melanie postcolonialis it it was amazing.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism

Otherwise, definitely a recommendation! With new coverage of emerging debates around globalization, this second edition will continue to serve as the ideal guide for students new to colonial discourse theory, postcolonial studies or postcolonial theory as well as a reference for advanced students and teachers.

Ania Loomba examines the key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, She continues to postcolnoialism her views since the first publication and brings us up to current thought, offering helpful questions and possible responses to global capitalism and the loommba of colonialism today.


Can’t remember much of it, postcooonialism I do remember it as being a particularly dry introduction, if a pretty decent one. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. 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.

New Critical Idiom 1 – 10 of 18 books. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I had to read this crappy book before a test at my university.

Ania Loomba postcolonilism the key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, and recent developments in post-colonial theories and histories in the writings of contemporary theorists, including Edward Said, Abdul JanMohamed, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak.

I don’t think it’s a good book as an introduction: The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: Loomba spends time situating us and helping us with terms before introducing important theorists and common discourses as well as how resistance to colonialism has played out.

Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: First of all, the structure of this book is one of the worst things I’ve ever seen. This book was exhausting, albeit necessary.