Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines:key features of the ideologies and academic disciplines and around the world, Colonialism/Postcolonialism has. This accessible introduction explores the historical dimensions and theoretical concepts associated with colonial and post-colonial studies. Ania Loomba. ties, and Colonialism/Postcolonialism remains a primer for the aca- demic and common Ania Loomba’s Colonialism/Postcolonialism is probably one of the.

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Colonialism / Postcolonialism

Bill PostfolonialismUma Kothari Limited preview – Sign In Forgot password? Open Preview See a Problem? Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Loomba summarizes various theories and criticisms of those theories.

Nov 20, Katie added it. Return to Book Page. I refer to it all the time. So according to GR’s rating system, this podtcolonialism 1 star from me for I did not like it. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Any set of words could be analysed to reveal not just an individual but a historical consciousness at work. Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.

Colonialism / Postcolonialism by Ania Loomba

Sep 07, missy jean rated it really liked it Shelves: Though much of the volume as somewhat dry and Byzantine it is a textbook, after allthe sections on feminism and postcolonialism and the conclusion–focusing on globalization, the new American imperialism, etc.


Loomba also looks at how sexuality is insinuated in the texts of colonialism, and how contemporary feminist ideas and concepts intersect with those of post-colonialist thought. Feb 18, Israa Al rated it really liked it.

The book does what it says on the looma, although one complaint I would make is that Loomba often presumes that the reader is sympathetic to postcolonial studies themselves, rather than just being an interested onlooker. L oomba, A nia. For an introduction text, I wonder if there aren’t better ones out there. Content-wise, Loomba presented a lot of ideas that had no follow-through and I also felt like she brought some excellent, easy to understand ideas for someone new to Postcolonial studies – if only she had pursued them.

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Other books in the series. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. E rated it really liked it May 10, I’m probably not smart enough for this book, but I thought it was an awful read. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.


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Feb 13, J A rated it really liked it Shelves: She is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, and Women’s Studies, and her courses are regularly cross-listed with these programs. I must have underlined and marked half the book.

Definitely a book to keep. Ania Loomba examines the key features of liomba ideologies and history of colonialism, the relationship of colonial discourse to literature, challenges to colonialism, and snia developments in post-colonial theories and histories in the writings of contemporary theorists, including Edward Said, Abdul JanMohamed, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Spivak.

I don’t think it’s a good book as an introduction: You could not be signed in. Obviously because this is such a complicated field, this text is DENSE and seemingly unorganized as a result. I skimmed this more than I read it, but it’s a loojba text.