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Cultures of Decolonisation

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Description for Cultures of Decolonisation Hardcover. Draws on a wide range of cultural materials in order to challenge Eurocentric readings of decolonisation. Editor(s): Craggs, Ruth; Wintle, Claire. Series Editor(s): Thompson, Andrew; MacKenzie, John. Series: Studies in Imperialism. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, black & white. BIC Classification: 3JJPG; 3JJPK; HBTQ; HBTR; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 255 x 29. Weight in Grams: 594.
Cultures of decolonisation combines studies of visual, literary and material cultures in order to explore the complexities of the 'end of empire' as a process. Where other accounts focus on high politics and constitutional reform, this volume reveals the diverse ways in which cultures contributed to wider political, economic and social change. This book demonstrates the transnational character of decolonisation, thereby illustrating the value of comparison - between different cultural forms and diverse places - in understanding the nature of this wide-reaching geopolitical change. Individual chapters focus on architecture, theatre, museums, heritage sites, fine art and interior design, alongside institutions ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Series
Studies in Imperialism
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Manchester, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780719096525
SKU
V9780719096525
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About
Ruth Craggs is a Lecturer in Cultural and Historical Geography at King's College, London Claire Wintle is a Senior Lecturer in History of Art and Design at the University of Brighton

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