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The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies

Sangeeta Ray (Editor), Henry Schwarz (Editor), Jose Luis Villacanas Berlanga (Associate Editor), Alberto Moreiras (Associate Editor), April Shemak (Associate Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-33498-2

Feb 2016, Wiley-Blackwell

1728 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies brings together the most wide-ranging and up-to-date scholarship ever assembled on the colonial, postcolonial and neo-colonial condition, covering the period from 1492 to the present.

  • The first and only reference of its kind that treats colonial processes as global and millennial
  • Close to 400 entries offer unprecedented coverage, exploring the dynamics of European conquest from Columbus to China, and critiques of colonialism from Las Casas to Gayatri Spivak
  • Written by an international cast of leading scholars
  • An essential reference for scholars in a broad range of fields, including world literature, anthropology, political science, sociology, gender, feminist and queer studies, history and history of science

4 Volumes

Volume I

Alphabetical list of Entries

Thematic List of Entries

Associate Editors

List of Contributors

Sangeeta Ray

Henry Schwarz

Postcolonial Studies A-G [tbc]

Volume II

Poscolonial Studies H-R [tbc]

Volume III

Postcolonial Studies S-Z [tbc]