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The Post-colonial Studies Reader
Language: en
Pages: 587
Authors: Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Boasting new extracts from major works in the field, as well as an impressive list of contributors, this second edition of a bestselling Reader is an invaluable introduction to the most seminal texts in post-colonial theory and criticism.
Rethinking Mao
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Nick Knight
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Offers a different perspective on Mao Zedong, the major architect of the Chinese Revolution and leader of the People's Republic of China until his death in 1976. Utilizing a number of documents written by Mao, here, the author 'rethinks' Mao by subjecting a number his controversial themes to fresh scrutiny.
Postmodernity's Histories
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Arif Dirlik
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-10-18 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Challenges to the conventional study of history have been raised by the recent paradigm of globalization and by new intellectual transformations linked to postmodernism and postcolonialism. In this book the noted historian Arif Dirlik argues for a new approach to the practice of historical research. Moving beyond mere critique, he
Marxism in the Chinese Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Arif Dirlik
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Representing a lifetime of research and writing by noted historian Arif Dirlik, the essays collected here explore developments in Chinese socialism and the issues that have occupied historians of the Chinese revolution for the past three decades. Dirlik engages Chinese socialism critically but with sympathy for the aspirations of revolutionaries
Global Capitalism and the Future of Agrarian Society
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Arif Dirlik, Alexander Woodside, Roxann Prazniak
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers historical and comparative analyses of changes in agrarian society forced by the globalization of capitalism, and the implications of these changes for human welfare globally. The book gives special attention to recent economic development and urbanization in the People s Republic of China which have had a