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After Colonialism:
Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements
Edited by Gyan Prakash

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface p.vii
Introduction: After Colonialism p.3
PART ONE: COLONIALISM AND THE DISCIPLINES
Ch. 1 Secular Interpretation, the Geographical Element, and the Methodology of Imperialism p.2
Ch. 2 Africa in History: The End of Universal Narratives p.40
Ch. 3 Haiti, History, and the Gods p.66
Ch. 4 Why Not Tourist Art? Significant Silences in Native American Museum Representations p.98
PART TWO: COLONIALISM AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCE
Ch. 5 The Effacement of Difference: Colonialism and the Origins of Nationalism in Diderot and Herder p.129
Ch. 6 Retribution and Remorse: The Interaction between the Administration and the Protestant Mission in Early Colonial Formosa p.153
Ch. 7 Coping with (Civil) Death: The Christian Convert’s Rights of Passage in Colonial India p.183
Ch. 8 Exclusion and Solidarity: Labor Zionism and Arab Workers in Palestine, 1897-1929 p.211
Ch. 9 The Postcolonization of the (Latin) American Experience: A Reconsideration of “Colonialism,“Postcolonialism,” and “Mestizaje” p.241
PART THREE: COLONIAL DISCOURSE AND ITS DISPLACEMENTS
Ch. 10 Becoming Indian in the Central Andes p.279
Ch. 11 Ethnographic Travesties: Colonial Realism, French Feminism, and the Case of Elissa Rhaïs p.299
Ch. 12 In a Spirit of Calm Violence p.326
Notes on the Contibutors p.345
Index p.347

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