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Writing Postcolonial History

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Description for Writing Postcolonial History Paperback. Writing Postcolonial History is the first book to provide students with an analysis of postcolonial theory in relation to historical research. In focusing on the practical application of postcolonial theory in historical writing, Majumdar ably tackles the key issues in postcolonial studies from its beginnings to the present day. Series: Writing History. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: HBAH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 322.
Writing Postcolonial History addresses the relationship between postcolonial theory and history. It provides students with critical analyses of postcolonial histories from around the world. In addition, it discusses the benefits and shortcomings of this form of writing by situating postcolonial history amidst other modes of historical inquiry. The field of postcolonial history is complex. Even though many scholars share a set of commonalities, there are still important differences in emphasis. Through discussion of key texts, Writing Postcolonial History provides students with an accessible analysis and overview of the key areas of debate. This book is an effort to address the ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Academic
Writing History
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About Rochona Majumdar
Rochona Majumdar's interests rest with nineteenth and twentieth century India and its socio-cultural history as well as issues of postcolonial theory. She is Assistant Professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, USA.

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