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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Can’t remember much of it, but I do remember it as being a particularly dry introduction, if ;ostcolonialism pretty decent one. Lieke rated it really liked it Feb 15, Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Discourse, as well as Hybridity.

Most users should sign in with their email address. The second is its contemporary relevance, as this edition has been updated to engage with political and social events over the last decade. So according to GR’s rating system, this gets 1 star from me for I did not like it.


Colonialism / Postcolonialism by Ania Loomba

I gave up when I had 60 pages left. But if you already have some basic knowledge it should be a good re Wow, that was a lot of marxism! Any set of words could be analysed to reveal not just an individual but a historical consciousness at work. Jan 22, Will rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines: That’s all I have to say.

Ania Loomba received her BA Hons. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Wow, that was a lot of marxism! Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

I’m not saying there weren’t interesting things, colonialisn very few and far between. Jan 09, Aleviuss rated it did not like it.

I must have underlined and marked half the book.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism

Jan 28, Aflatun rated it really liked it. References to this book Participation: May 14, Talrubei rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 27, Carol B. Account Options Sign in. Ania Loomba is an Indian literary scholar. This is an academic book. She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, colonialissm theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture.


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This, along with Said, is a really good primer for the subject. Want to Read saving…. 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. Open Preview See a Problem?

Definitely a book to keep. Loomba summarizes various theories and criticisms of those theories. I refer to it all the time. Feb colnialism, Israa Al rated it really liked it.