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Imagined Topographies: From Colonial Resource to Postcolonial Homeland

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Imagined Topographies: From Colonial Resource to Postcolonial Homeland - Bishop Highfield, Jonathan
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One important legacy of colonialism is the separation of a culture from the land upon which its people live. Populations are displaced; topographical objects are renamed, and the land becomes a resource to be exploited. Starting with three landscapes viewed as threatening by the Europeans who colonized them, Imagined Topographies examines the ways artists, writers, and musicians distill new meaning in formerly colonized spaces through the articulation of landscapes that are homelands, not commodities. In the Irish bog ...

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Imagined Topographies: From Colonial Resource to Postcolonial Homeland 2012, Peter Lang Publishing Inc

ISBN-13: 9781433119873

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Hardcover