Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 May 2013

320 Pages | 7 b/w illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823251803

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Hating Empire Properly

The Two Indies and the Limits of Enlightenment Anticolonialism

Sunil M. Agnani

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • A novel attempt to think the eighteenth-century imagination of the West and East Indies together, arguing that this is how contemporary thinkers such as Edmund Burke and Denis Diderot actually viewed them.
  • Makes important contributions to political theory, history, and postcolonial studies as well as to literary studies, by analyzing anticolonial strains in eighteenth-century thinking.