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The postcolonial aura : Third World criticism in the age of global capitalism / Arif Dirlik.

By: Dirlik, Arif.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford : Westview, 1997Description: xiii, 252 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0813332486; 0813332494 (pbk).Other title: Third World criticism in the age of global capitalism.Subject(s): Culture -- Study and teaching | Developing countries -- HistoriographyDDC classification: 306 DIP Online resources: OCLC | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Introduction: postcoloniality and the perspective of history -- Culturalism as hegemonic ideology and liberating practice -- The postcolonial aura: Third World criticism in the age of global capitalism -- The global in the local -- Chinese history and the question of Orientalism -- There is more in the Rim than meets the eye: thoughts on the "Pacific idea" -- Three worlds or one, or many?: the reconfiguration of global relations under contemporary capitalism -- Postcolonial or postrevolutionary?: the problem of history in postcolonial criticism -- The postmodernization of production and its organization: flexible production, work, and culture -- The past as legacy and project: postcolonial criticism in the perspective of indigenous historicism.
Summary: The era of global capitalism calls for new global relations, informed by a grasp of contemporary structures of economic, political, and cultural power and by memories of earlier visions of society. Otherwise, Arif Dirlik argues, Eurocentrism and ethnic diversity find expression in conflict.
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Introduction: postcoloniality and the perspective of history --
Culturalism as hegemonic ideology and liberating practice --
The postcolonial aura: Third World criticism in the age of global capitalism --
The global in the local --
Chinese history and the question of Orientalism --
There is more in the Rim than meets the eye: thoughts on the "Pacific idea" --
Three worlds or one, or many?: the reconfiguration of global relations under contemporary capitalism --
Postcolonial or postrevolutionary?: the problem of history in postcolonial criticism --
The postmodernization of production and its organization: flexible production, work, and culture --
The past as legacy and project: postcolonial criticism in the perspective of indigenous historicism.


The era of global capitalism calls for new global relations, informed by a grasp of contemporary structures of economic, political, and cultural power and by memories of earlier visions of society. Otherwise, Arif Dirlik argues, Eurocentrism and ethnic diversity find expression in conflict.

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