The Postcolonial Middle Ages
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
St. Martin's Press, 2000 - History - 286 pages
An increased awareness of the importance of minority and subjugated voices to the histories and narratives which have previously excluded them has led to a wide-spread interest in the effects of colonization and displacement. The essays examine the establishment of colony, empire, and nationalism in order to expose the mechanisms of oppression through which "aboriginal," "native" or simply pre-existent cultures are displaced, eradicated, or transformed.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ladymacbeth86 - LibraryThing
Excellent collection of essays, all focusing on diverse problems within medievalism and offering a postcolonial answer. Even though postcolonialism is not able to explain all of the theoretical ... Read full review