Cultures of Decolonisation : Transnational Productions and Practices, 1945-70 Paperback / softback
Edited by Ruth Craggs, Claire Wintle
Part of the Studies in Imperialism series
Cultures of decolonisation combines studies of visual, literary and material cultures in order to explore the complexities of the 'end of empire' as a process.
Where other accounts focus on high politics and constitutional reform, this volume reveals the diverse ways in which cultures contributed to wider political, economic and social change. The book demonstrates the transnational character of decolonisation, thereby illustrating the value of comparison - between different cultural forms and diverse places - in understanding the nature of this wide-reaching geopolitical change.
Individual chapters focus on architecture, theatre, museums, heritage sites, fine art and interior design, alongside institutions such as artists' groups, language agencies and the Royal Mint, across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Europe. -- .
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages, 22 black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Publication Date: 06/08/2018
- Category: Colonialism & imperialism
- ISBN: 9781526134301