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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 63–85.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Suman Seth It was once not uncommon for histories of colonial science and medicine to draw on postcolonial theory. Today one finds many fewer such histories, despite the growing popularity of postcolonial science studies. This essay seeks to understand why and to make the case for expanding...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (83): 143–145.
Published: 01 May 2002
...’ Organization, Inc. 143 08-Corpis.btw 4/23/02 4:40 PM Page 144 144 Radical History Review glish language, initiated this correspondence with Chakrabarty, a leading expert on South Asian history and postcolonial theory, in order to share...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (91): 188–190.
Published: 01 January 2005
... and contemporary Hispanic narrative. Mukoma wa Ngugi is a doctoral student in postcolonial literature and theory in the Depart- ment of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the coordinator for the organi- zation Towards an Africa without Borders. He is the author of Conversing with Africa...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 159–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Graham, eds., Irish and Postcolonial Writing: History, Theory, Practice (Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002); Clare Carroll and Patricia King, eds., Ireland and Postcolonial Theory (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003); Terrence McDonough, ed., Was Ireland...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (145): 13–36.
Published: 01 January 2023
... recent critical appraisals of sovereignty that emphasize the elision of nature from formal political and legal theory, the article reconstructs a genealogy of sovereign power in the major fossil fuel-producing territories of India spanning the nineteenth century to the present day. It brings to light...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (87): 226–236.
Published: 01 October 2003
... acul- tural theories. Taylor’s intervention proves an especially important one for historians of postcolonial societies, which, as The Short Century emphasizes, have tended to create syncretic blends of Western and nonmetropolitan cultures...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (82): 208–214.
Published: 01 January 2002
... current postcolonial theory that surrounds it. It is perhaps true that dis- courses around hybridity and postcolonialism have now been wrested away from their legitimate practitioners (those colonized or exiled) and used in a generalized way to increase the appearance of understanding the “other...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 15–31.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in the American Novel . New York : Stein and Day , 1966 . Flannery Eóin . Ireland and Postcolonial Studies: Theory, Discourse, Utopia . Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 . Foley Timothy P. , Pilkington Lionel , Ryder Sean , and Tilly Elizabeth , eds. Gender...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (89): 248–250.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and postcolonial theory. RHR_89_20NOC.qxd 5/10/04 11:45 AM Page 249 Notes on Contributors 249 Martín Hopenhayn is a social development researcher for the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2017
... technosci- ence: to the colonial engineer, bureaucrat, or clinician with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Suman Seth argues in his essay that it was once not uncommon for histories of colonial science and medicine to draw on postcolonial theory. Yet Seth argues that one finds many fewer...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 149–172.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of postcolonial studies, particularly in the strain produced by diasporic South Asians.64 This is only one aspect of the “neo-orientalist underpinnings of postcolonial theory in the west” that critics like Schueller and Elleke Boehmer are invested in materializing and historicizing via the figures...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (90): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2004
... Wilder’s essay takes on the intellectual legacies of Aimé Césaire and Frantz Fanon, both giants in transnational black history and postcolonial theory. Using close readings of texts that have transformed the interdisciplinary field of post- colonial studies, Wilder...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (66): 220–228.
Published: 01 October 1996
... to realignments in political economy at both the micro- and macro-social levels. Although these are interventions that might be ascribed to postcolonial theory, cultural studies, or even the new social history, Sinha names her project explicitly and deliberately as feminist-and just as significantly...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 211–234.
Published: 01 May 2006
... interdisciplinarity, the impact of “theory” (especially postcolonial and gender theory), and the primacy of “culture” in investigations of historical empires came under fire as “a new form of academic ter- rorism” that allegedly mystified social relations that are “really” about class, capital, or the power...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (95): 129–144.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of Black Ideologies in the United States and South Africa (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995), chap. 7. Steve Biko, I Write What I Like: Selected Writings (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002), chaps. 9, 11, and 17. The Rise of Postcolonial Theory: Interrogating Colonial...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (87): 146–156.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Stuurman, “The Canon of the History of Political Thought: Its Critique and a Proposed Alternative,” History and Theory 39 (2000): 147–66. Although Stuurman notes the impact of postcolonial theory and Edward Said’s work on how we need...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (72): 21–31.
Published: 01 October 1998
... with postcolonialism grew out of a recognition that many current and emerging fields of study shared a set of concerns and methodologies, grounded in poststructuralism, various Marxisms, and critical race and gender theory, which were addressed by the ambitious scope of postcolonial criticism.12For example...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (76): 208–211.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and transnational studies to explore the extent of their own potentially Eurocentric assumptions. As Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Kwame Anthony Appiah and others have pointed out, postcolonial studies often rely on postmodern and deconstructionist theories that largely grew out of Western theoretical debates...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 143–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
... for a new configuration of diasporic politics visvis contemporary dilemmas of postcolonial sovereignty and neoliberal globalization.4 Indeed, the following interview implicitly interrogates the possibili- ties of an emergent postdiasporic political order in this rapidly evolving present...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2009
... modernity. The theater of Jamaican hybridity, enacted by a harmonious rainbow of young beauty queens — ten racial “types” from dark to light — was hailed by national leaders as indisputable proof of Jamaican postcolonial modernity, but also as a model of racial advancement by race activists...