The intimacies of four continents / Lisa Lowe. pages cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardcover: alk. paper). Lisa Lowe’s book addresses the colonial relationships that connect the continents of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. These relationships of appropriation. Lisa Lowe’s Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics () helped usher in the transnational turn in Asian American studies, reorienting the field.
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In this uniquely interdisciplinary work, Lisa Lowe contonents the relationships between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth- centuries, exploring the links between colonialism, slavery, imperial trades and Western liberalism. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Analyzing the archive of liberalism alongside the colonial state archives from which it has been separated, Lowe offers new methods for interpreting the past, examining events well documented in archives, and those matters absent, whether actively suppressed or merely deemed insignificant. Hardcoverpages.
The Intimacies of Four Continents
Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference. This is ‘history of the present’ in the best sense of that expression; it troubles our most familiar and intimate assumptions. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
No trivia or quizzes yet. In this uniquely interdisciplinary work, Lisa Lowe examines the relationships between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth- centuries, exploring the links between colonialism, slavery, imperial trades and Western liberalism. To purchase short term access, foug sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. The first chapter lays out the scope of the book while delving into nineteenth-century archives that detail the shift from slave to coolie labor in fojr British West Indies.
She examines how the historical forces of capital, empire, and slavery generated connections among diverse actors that have been lost to disciplinary and nationalist protocols governing a totalizing narrative of progress. Sara Salem rated it it was amazing Mar 17, I was pointed to this book through Colin Koopman’s “Genealogy as Critique” where he claimed it was a prime example of genealogical methods entail, and I agree fully.