Cultures of decolonisation : transnational productions and practices, 1945-70 / edited by Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle. - Manchester : Manchester University Press, c2016. - xi, 274 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, plans, portraits ; 24 centimetres - Studies in imperialism . - Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England) .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: pt. I Decolonising metropolitan cultures? -- 1. Black America and the overthrow of the European colonial order: The tragic voice of Richard Wright / Bill Schwarz -- 2. Humanist modernism: Ralph Hotere and New Commonwealth Internationalism / Damian Skinner -- 3. Henry Swanzy, Sartre's zombie? Black Power and the transformation of the Caribbean Artists Movement / Rob Waters -- 4. Anxiety abroad: Austerity, abundance and race in post-war visual culture / David C. Wall -- pt. II Performing decolonisation -- 5. The peasant armed: Bengal, Vietnam and transnational solidarities in Utpal Dutt's Invincible Vietnam / Abin Chakraborty -- 6. Cultural heritage as performance: Re-enacting Angkorian grandeur in postcolonial Cambodia (1953 -- 70) / Michael Falser -- 7. I still don't have a country : The southern African settler diaspora after decolonisation / Jean Smith -- pt. III Decolonising expertise. Note continued: 8. Managing the cultural past in the newly independent states of Mali and Ghana / Sophie Mew -- 9. More than tropical? Modern housing, expatriate practitioners and the Volta River Project in decolonising Ghana / Viviana D'Auria -- 10. Designing change: Coins and the creation of new national identities / Catherine Eagleton -- 11. What colonial legacy? The Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (House of Language) and Malaysia's cultural decolonisation / Rachel Leow.

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Colonies--Administration--History.
Decolonization--History.
Decolonization in literature.
Material culture--History

JV412 / .C85 2016

Craggs, Ruth Wintle, Claire