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By Michelle Keown,Andrew Taylor

ISBN-10: 0415842921

ISBN-13: 9780415842921

This interdisciplinary assortment explores the confluence of yank and British (neo)imperalism within the Pacific, as represented in quite a few kinds of Pacific discourse together with literature, ethnography, movie, portray, autobiography, journalism, and environmental discourse. It investigates the alliances and rivalries among those colonial powers in the course of the the most important transition interval of the early-to-mid 20th century, additionally exploring indigenous Pacific responses to Anglo-American imperialism in the course of and past the decolonization interval of the past due 20th century. whereas the connection among Britain and the U.S. has been analyzed via favourite kinds of monetary and cultural alternate among Europe, Africa, and the Americas, there's up to now no sustained learn of the connection among British and US colonial enlargement into the Pacific, which turned valuable to rules of constructing ‘European’ modernity within the past due eighteenth century and has performed a pivotal within the historical past of Anglo-American colonialism, from the institution of plantation economies and settler colonies within the 19th century to varied types of army imperialism in the course of and past the 20 th century. the wide variety of discursive and expressive modes explored during this assortment makes for a wealthy and multifaceted research of representations of, and responses to, Anglo-American imperialism, and is in accordance with the present interdisciplinary flip in postcolonial studies.

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