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Edge of empire : postcolonialism and the city / Jane M. Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Jane M. (Jane Margaret).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookLondon ; New York : Routledge, 1996Description: xiii, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415120074 (pbk.); 0415120063 (pbk.).Subject(s): Urban renewal -- Case studies | Decolonization -- Case studies | Minorities -- England -- London | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Brisbane (Qld.) | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Perth (W.A.) | Postcolonialism -- Case studiesDDC classification: 307.346 JAC Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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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.

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