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Geographies of Postcolonialism

Geographies of Postcolonialism
Spaces of Power and Representation

Second Edition

December 2022 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Extensively revised, the second edition of Geographies of Postcolonialism introduces the principal themes and theories related to postcolonialism. Written from a geographical perspective, the text includes extended explanations of the cultural and material spaces of the colonial and postcolonial power and representation.

Exploring postcolonialism through the geographies of imagination, knowledge and power, the text analyses the history of western representations of the “Other” and engages with the important conceptual contributions of postcolonial theory. 

Comprehensive, accessible and illustrated with learning features throughout, Geographies of Postcolonialism will be the key resource for students interested in the geographical and spatial dimensions of colonialism and postcolonialism.

Jo Sharp is Professor of Geography at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

Imagining the World
Knowledge and Power
Landscapes of Power
New Orders?
Postcolonial Theory: Can the Subaltern Speak?
Post(-)Colonial Culture
Decolonising Geography?

Joanne P Sharp

Jo Sharp is Professor of Geography at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.  She is a feminist political geographer with research interests in postcolonialism, global health and critical geopolitics, and has undertaken collaborative research in Egypt and Tanzania.  Her early work sought to extend what is considered to be the geopolitical beyond the formal spheres of statecraft to include popular culture and the everyday, and this has continued through more recent postcolonial work on subaltern geopolitics.  She has co-edited Bedouins by the Lake (with Ahmed Belal, John Briggs and Irina Springuel), The Wiley-Blackwell... More About Author

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