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  • Bodies and Transformance in Contemporary Taiwanese Theater

    1st Edition

    By Peilin Liang

    In Bodies and Transformance in Taiwanese Contemporary Theater, Peilin Liang develops a theory of bodily transformation. Proposing the concept of transformance, a conscious and rigorous process of self-cultivation toward a reconceptualized body, Liang shows how theater practitioners of minoritized…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer, Hans Christian Post, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Frauke Wiegand

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Merivirta

    This book examines the cultural trauma of the Indian Emergency through a reading of five seminal novels. It discusses the Emergency as an event that prompted the writing of several notable novels attempting to preserve the silenced and fading memory of its human rights violations and suspension of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge India

  • Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76, 1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Decolonisation of Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Law

    Rhodesia’s illegal Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) in 1965 is an act that not only shaped regional politics but also had a profound effect on Britain’s attempt to retreat from its empire. This edited collection brings together leading voices in the field, whose contributions – on…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary Lives in South Asia

    Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam

    The term ‘revolutionary’ is used liberally in histories of Indian anticolonialism, but scarcely defined. Implicitly understood, it functions as a signpost or a badge, generously conferred in hagiographies, loosely invoked in historiography, and strategically deployed in contemporary political…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and the Postcolonial

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Lovesey

    Popular Music and the Postcolonial addresses the often-overlooked relationship between the fields of popular music and postcolonial studies, and it has implications for ethnomusicology, cultural and literary studies, history, sociology, and political economy. Popular music in its many forms…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge

  • African Testimony in the Movement for Congo Reform

    The Burden of Proof, 1st Edition

    By Robert Burroughs

    The humanitarian movement against Leopold’s violent colonisation of the Congo emerged out of Europe, but it depended at every turn on African input. Individuals and groups from throughout the upper Congo River basin undertook journeys of daring and self-sacrifice to provide evidence of atrocities…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930)

    1st Edition

    Edited by C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1930, this book sought to explain to western readers the vital necessity of approaching the ‘Indian problem’ from the emerging national standpoint in India, and of appreciating its ideals. The author relates this necessity directly to the task undertaken by the Simon Commission…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sèbe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

    1st Edition

    By David Hicks

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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