Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City

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This text examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities: London, Perth and Brisbane. Through these examples the spatialised cultural politics of a number of postcolonial processes are unravelled: the imperial nostalgias of the one-time heart of empire, the City of London; the struggle of diasporic groups to make a homespace in the old imperial heartlands; the unsettling presence of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city; and the emergence of hybrid spaces in the ...

Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City 1996, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415120074

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Edge of Empire: Postcolonialism and the City 1996, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415120067

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