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Published: 22 October 2020

200 Pages | 16 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198856832

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Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Robert J. C. Young

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces postcolonialism in both its historical and contemporary manifestations
  • Analyses the political, social, and cultural realities of the colonial experience, and of decolonization
  • This new edition contains updated material on race, slavery, and gender in the postcolonial discussion
  • Draws on situations, experiences, and testimony taken from all over the world
  • Examines the key strategies that postcolonial thought has developed to engage with the impact of sometimes centuries of western political and cultural domination
  • Part of the Very Short Introduction - over ten million copies sold worldwide