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Colonialism & modernity

Author: Paul Gillen; Devleena Ghosh
Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia : UNSW Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For five centuries, colonialism and modernity have profoundly shaped the cultures of the world. This book traces these interacting long-term historical processes, and the parallel history of anti-colonial movements and ideas. It outlines the rise to global dominance of Europe since the 16th century, and the attendant modernity that shaped and defined this rise. Gillen and Ghosh show how colonialism and modernity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gillen; Devleena Ghosh
ISBN: 0868407356 9780868407357
OCLC Number: 153600398
Description: 271 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Histories --
1. The Rise of Europe 1450-1789 --
2. Reason and Revolution 1648-1815 --
3. Industry and Imperialism 1780-1914 --
4. Crisis and Mtermath 1914- --
pt. II. Themes --
5. Debating the Ethics of Colonialism --
6. Nationalism --
7. Culture --
8. Race --
9. Gender --
10. Modern Time --
A Conclusion in which Nothing is Concluded.
Other Titles: Colonialism and modernity
Responsibility: authors Devleena Ghosh, Paul Gillen.
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