Jacobs, Jane M.

Edge of empire : postcolonialism and the city / Jane M. Jacobs. - xiii, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-186) and index.

1. Travels on the Edge of Empire: Real SpaceItineraries Talking Out of PlaceThe Journey2. Imperialism, Colonialism, Postcolonialism and Space: Colonialism and ImperialismImperialism and SpaceThe Limits of the PostcolonialPostmodern Space and the (Post)colonial Identity, the Past and City Space3. Negotiating the Heart: Place and Identity in the Postimperial City of London: Difference Gathered in the City of LondonMaking Monuments Picturing the EmpirePleasures of the HearthImperial IllusionsContinental EntanglementsColonial Returns4. Eastern Trading: Diasporas, Dwelling and Place: Urban ImperialismsLand UnoccupiedHogarth and Sag Gosht Developing NostalgiasTrading in CommunityRe-inventing Home5. Urban Dreamings: The Aboriginal Sacred in the City: Ordering the UrbanVisioning DevelopmentUrban Nomadism The Erotic CityBrewery DreamingsPlacing the WaugalBack to the NaturePreserving the CrownFringedwelling6. Authentically Yours: De-Touring the Map: Nature, Culture, ColonialismImperial TouringIndigenous Tourings Re-mapping the Colonial7. Conclusion: Geographical EncountersUnruly ImperialismPostcolonial Possibilities.

Edge of Empire forms the basis for understanding imperialism over space and time, and is a recognition of the unruly spatial politics of race and nation, nature and culture, past and present.

9780415120074 (pbk.) 0415120063 (pbk.)


Urban renewal--Case studies.
Decolonization--Case studies.
Aboriginal Australians--Australia--Brisbane (Qld.)
Aboriginal Australians--Australia--Perth (W.A.)
Postcolonialism--Case studies.

307.346 JAC / 011227
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