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By Margaret Kohn,Keally McBride

ISBN-10: 0195399579

ISBN-13: 9780195399578

ISBN-10: 0195399587

ISBN-13: 9780195399585

Political Theories of Decolonization presents an creation to a couple of the seminal texts of postcolonial political concept. the trouble of founding a brand new regime is a crucial subject matter in political conception, and the highbrow historical past of decolonization presents a rich--albeit overlooked--opportunity to discover it.

Many theorists have mentioned that the colonized topic was once a divided topic. This publication argues that the postcolonial kingdom was once a divided nation. whereas postcolonial states have been created in the course of the fight for independence, they drew on either colonial associations and reinvented pre-colonial traditions. Political Theories of Decolonization illuminates what percentage of the valuable subject matters of political thought equivalent to land, faith, freedom, legislation, and sovereignty are imaginatively explored via postcolonial thinkers. In doing so, it presents readers entry to texts that upload to our realizing of up to date political lifestyles and international political dynamics.

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