Item description for Colonial Space: Spatiality, Subjectivity and Society in the Colonial Discourse of German South West Africa 1884-1916 (Studies in Anthropology and History) by NOYES...
Noyes demonstrates the agency of literature in the structuring of colonial space using a series of colonial texts from German South West Africa in the period 1884-1915. The social production of space in colonialization is achieved through establishing and manipulating boundaries. The production of space is itself an ordering process, and as such, a process of civilization. However, the detailed analysis of the colonial discourse reveals how colonial texts can be used to counter their author's claims to universal truth and a civilizing mission. Drawing upon recent work by Lacan, Deleuze and Guattari, Derrida and Foucault, as well as current debate on colonial discourse, Noyes explores the concept of spatiality as constructed under the conditions of colonialization.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.8" Width: 7" Height: 1" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1991
ISBN 371865167X ISBN13 9783718651672
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