By Gyan Prakash
After Colonialism deals a clean examine the background of colonialism and the alterations in wisdom, disciplines, and identities produced by means of the imperial adventure. Ranging throughout disciplines--from heritage to anthropology to literary studies--and throughout regions--from India to Palestine to Latin the United States to Europe--the essays during this quantity reexamine colonialism and its aftermath. prime literary students, historians, and anthropologists interact with fresh theories and views of their particular reports, exhibiting the centrality of colonialism within the making of the fashionable international and supplying postcolonial reflections at the results and adventure of empire.
The contributions go ancient research of texts with textual exam of historic documents and situate metropolitan cultural practices in engagements with non-metropolitan destinations. Interdisciplinarity right here ability exploring and realigning disciplinary limitations. participants to After Colonialism contain Edward acknowledged, Steven Feierman, Joan Dayan, Ruth Phillips, Anthony Pagden, Leonard Blussé, Gauri Viswanathan, Zachary Lockman, Jorge Klor de Alva, Irene Silverblatt, Emily Apter, and Homi Bhabha.