Absolutely Postcolonial Writing Between the Singular and the Specific (Angelaki Humanities) by Peter Hallward

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Published by Manchester University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Colonization & independence,
  • History: theory & methods,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Political Process - Leadership,
  • Political Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Postcolonialism

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7840161M
ISBN 100719061261
ISBN 109780719061264

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