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The Dominican Racial Imaginary: Surveying the Landscape of Race and Nation in Hispaniola

by Ricourt, Milagros

<DIV>This book begins with a simple question: why do so many Dominicans deny the African components of their DNA, culture, and history? By poring through rare historical documents and conducting extensive interviews, Milagros Ricourt uncovers a ...

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The Dying Sahara: US Imperialism and Terror in Africa

by Keenan, Jeremy

An illuminating account of how the US and its new African command have created a self-fulfilling prophecy of terror and instability in the Sahara. ...

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The Films of Mira Nair

Diaspora Verite

by Amardeep Singh

<p><em>The Films of Mira Nair: Diaspora V**érité</em>presents the first, full-length scholarly study of her cinema. Mira Nair has broken new ground as both a feminist filmmaker and an Indian filmmaker. Several of her works, especially those ...

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The Global Gandhi

Essays in Comparative Political Philosophy

by Ramin Jahanbegloo

<p>This book is a comparative study of Gandhi’s philosophy and analyzes his relevance to modern political thought. It traces the intellectual origins of Gandhi’s nonviolence as well as his engagement with Western thinkers – ancient as well as ...

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The Healing of Memories

African Christian Responses to Politically Induced Trauma

by Mohammed Girma, Afe Adogame, Piet Meiring & others

<p>Africa has seen many political crises ranging from violent political ideologies, to meticulous articulated racist governance system, to ethnic clashes resulting in genocide and religious conflict<strong>s</strong> that have planted the seed ...

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The Idea of Nation and its Future in India

by Shibani Kinkar Chaube

<p>This volume is a theoretico-empirical study of nations and nationalism on a global scale. It enquires if the idea of the nation, by its own logic, is feasible and whether India fulfils the requirement of nationhood with a reasonable prospect ...

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The Illusion of the Post-Colonial State

Governance and Security Challenges in Africa

by W. Alade Fawole

<p>This book challenges the long-held conventional wisdom that Africa is a post-colonial society of sovereign nation-states despite the outward attributes of statehood: demarcated territories, permanent populations, governments, national ...

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The Intellectual Roots of India’s Freedom Struggle (1893-1918)

by Prithwindra Mukherjee

<p>Most people believe India’s struggle for independence to have begun with Mahatma Gandhi. Little credit goes to the proof that this call for a mass movement did not arise out of a void. For the past century and more, historians have overlooked

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The Last Isle

Contemporary Film, Culture and Trauma in Global Taiwan

by Sheng-mei Ma

<p>Taiwan is in danger of becoming the last isle, losing its sovereignty and identity. <em>The Last Isle</em> opens from where Taiwan film scholarship leaves off—the 1980s Taiwan New Cinema, focusing on relatively unknown contemporary films that

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The Legacy of Eric Williams

Into the Postcolonial Moment

by Tanya L. Shields

<p><em>The Legacy of Eric Williams</em> provides an indispensable and significant understanding of Eric Williams's contributions to the now independent nation of Trinidad and Tobago and his impact on the broader international understanding of ...

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The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

by Shields, Tanya L.

<p>A study of the contributions of a public intellectual and a former prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago</p> ...

ISBN: 9781626746978

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The Perennial Struggle

by Michael Lemay

<p><em>The Perennial Struggle integrates the richness of insight the various social science perspectives offer to the study of ethnic and racial relations into a consistent viewpoint. The Perennial Struggle is about race, ethnic, and minority ...

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The Politics of Postcolonialism: Empire, Nation and Resistance

by Sethi, Rumina

A strong argument for returning the focus of postcolonial studies to its roots as a tool for political activism among people of the third world. ...

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The Postcolonial Contemporary

Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

by Sadia Abbas, Anthony C. Alessandrini, Sharad Chari & others

<p>The introduction is itself a major intervention in postcolonial theory, written by two leading younger scholars—one of whose work was recently discussed on the Editorial Page of the <em>New York Times</em>.</p> ...

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The Roman Empire: Roots of Imperialism

by Morley, Neville

Analyses the origins and nature of the Roman empire, and its continuing influence in discussions and debates about modern imperialism. ...

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The Second Colonial Occupation

Development Planning, Agriculture, and the Legacies of British Rule in Nigeria

by Bekeh Utietiang Ukelina

<p>In this insightful book, development historian Bekeh Utietiang Ukelina addresses the crisis of development in Africa by locating it in its colonial historical past. Using Nigeria as a case study, he argues that the nature and practice of ...

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The Site of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus in Singapore

Entwined Histories of a Colonial Convent and a Nation, 1854–2015

by Sandra Hudd

<p><em>The Site of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus in Singapore: Entwined Histories of a Colonial Convent and a Nation, 1854–2015</em> explores key issues and developments in colonial and postcolonial Singapore by examining one particular ...

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The South African Cross

by Joe Odiboh

<p>We cannot live in fear of tomorrow in South Africa. We must not make this nation look like a country sitting in a keg of gun powder on top of an active volcano. Together we shall make a better life for all South Africans in the common bonds ...

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The UN and the Global South, 1945 and 2015

by Thomas G. Weiss & Pallavi Roy

<p>There is a woeful neglect of the current United Nations in the academic and policy literatures, and so it is unsurprising that an examination of that multilateral structure before 1945 shows an even more egregious absence of analytical ...

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The Uprooted

Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890–1980

by Christina Elizabeth Firpo, David P. Chandler & Rita Smith Kipp

<p>For over a century French officials in Indochina systematically uprooted <em>métis</em> children—those born of Southeast Asian mothers and white, African, or Indian fathers—from their homes. In many cases, and for a wide range of ...

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