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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 20 new and published books in the subject of Post Colonial Discourse — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Bhabha for Architects

    By Felipe Hernandez

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    The work of Homi K. Bhabha has permeated into numerous publications which use postcolonial discourse as a means to analyze architectural practices in previously colonized contexts, particularly in Africa, Asia, the Middle-East, South-East Asia and, Latin America. Bhabha's use of the concept of...

    Published January 24th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Moderns Abroad

    Architecture, Cities and Italian Imperialism

    By Mia Fuller

    Series: Architext

    This volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. Mia Fuller follows, not only the design of the physical architecture, but also the development of colonial design...

    Published August 31st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization

    By Natasa Kovacevic

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Land and Nationalism in Fictions from Southern Africa

    By James Graham

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    In this volume, Graham investigates the relation between land and nationalism in South African and Zimbabwean fiction from the 1960s to the present. This comparative study, the first of its kind, discusses a wide range of writing against a backdrop of regional decolonization, including novels by...

    Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

    By Juan Flores

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Colonial Modernities

    Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon

    Edited by Peter Scriver, Vikramaditya Prakash

    Series: Architext

    A carefully crafted selection of essays from international experts, this book explores the effect of colonial architecture and space on the societies involved – both the colonizer and the colonized. Focusing on British India and Ceylon, the essays explore the discursive tensions between the...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Drifting - Architecture and Migrancy

    Edited by Stephen Cairns

    Series: Architext

    To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Postcolonialism Meets Economics

    By S. Charusheela, Eiman Zein-Elabdin

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    In the last half century, economics has taken over from anthropology the role of drawing the powerful conceptual worldviews that organize knowledge and inform policy in both domestic and international contexts. Until now however, the colonial roots of economic theory have remained relatively...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Behind the Postcolonial

    Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia

    By Abidin Kusno

    Series: Architext

    In Behind the Postcolonial Abidin Kusno shows how colonial representations have been revived and rearticulated in postcolonial Indonesia. The book shows how architecture and urban space can be seen, both historically and theoretically, as representations of political and cultural tendencies that...

    Published July 19th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Empire Building

    Orientalism and Victorian Architecture

    By Mark Crinson

    The colonial architecture of the nineteenth century has much to tell us of the history of colonialism and cultural exchange. Yet, these buildings can be read in many ways. Do they stand as witnesses to the rapacity and self-delusion of empire? Are they monuments to a world of lost glory and...

    Published August 21st 1996 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Land and Nationalism in Fictions from Southern Africa
    By James Graham
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  2. The Future of Postcolonial Studies
    Edited by Chantal Zabus
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial
    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris
    To Be Published May 1st 2015
  4. International Development
    By Sundhya Pahuja
    To Be Published July 1st 2015

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