Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts  book cover
3rd Edition

Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts

ISBN 9780415661911
Published August 14, 2013 by Routledge
268 Pages

SAVE $11.69
was $38.95
USD $27.26

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

This hugely popular A-Z guide provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which characterize post-colonialism: explaining what it is, where it is encountered and the crucial part it plays in debates about race, gender, politics, language and identity.

For this third edition over thirty new entries have been added including:

  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Development
  • Fundamentalism
  • Nostalgia
  • Post-colonial cinema
  • Sustainability
  • Trafficking
  • World Englishes.

Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts remains an essential guide for anyone studying this vibrant field.

Table of Contents

Introduction  List of Key Concepts  KEY CONCEPTS  Bibliography  Name Index  Subject Index

View More



Bill Ashcroft teaches at the University of NSW, Gareth Griffiths at the University of Western Australia and Helen Tiffin at the University of New England. They are the editors of The Post Colonial Studies Reader and the authors of The Empire Writes Back, both published by Routledge.