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Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts

3rd Edition

By Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin


256 pages

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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

About the Authors

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.

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