1. Research Library

        Postolonialism: A Historical Introduction

        Robert J.C. Young

        Wiley-Blackwell 2001

        ISBN 9780631200710

      1. Young is considered to be one of the leading thinkers on postcolonialism in Britain and this volume is unique in that it presents a comprehensive view on the emergence of both postcolonial theory and history. The traces the development of postcolonial theory as we know it from anti-colonial movements in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America and ventures an analysis of how anti-colonial formations are examples of a cosmopolitan mix of indigenous, local knowledge and the influence of intellectual and cultural practices that were diasporic and international in nature. See in particular Part 1 Concepts in History, which provides a periodization of colonialism, imperialism, neocolonialism, and postcolonialism and Part 5 Formations of Postcolonial Theory.