Search for dissertations about: "colonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the word colonialism.

  1. 1. Between Colonialism and Nationalism : Art, History, and Politics in James Joyce’s Ulysses

    Author : Irina Rasmussen Goloubeva; Ishrat Lindblad; Richard Brown; Emer Nolan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : English language; James Joyce; aesthetics; modernism; negativity; the modernist Sublime; modernity; liberalism; colonialism; nationalism; dialectical criticism; Hegel; Adorno; Rose; Jameson; Žižek; Engelska;

    Abstract : Through a thorough analysis of all eighteen episodes of Ulysses, this study advances a dialectical reading of Ireland’s pre-revolutionary imagination as it unfolds in James Joyce’s novel. By tracing Joyce’s engagements with British colonialism, national romanticism and the Celtic Revival, this study views Joyce’s modernist project as a comprehensive literary response to Ireland’s changing aesthetic sensibilities, political fortunes, and social concerns. READ MORE

  2. 2. As though we had no spirit: Ritual, politics and existence in the Aymara quest for decolonization

    Author : Anders Burman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; colonialism; decolonization; ritual practice; illness; curing; cosmology; indigenous activism; ethnopolitical movements; indigenous peoples and the state; Aymara; Bolivia; the Andes; Colonialism;

    Abstract : 'Colonialism' and 'decolonization' have been dealt with by postcolonial studies and, more recently, by scholars identified with the 'de-colonial turn'. At the same time, in the ethnopolitically charged context of contemporary Bolivian society, colonialism and decolonization have become issues of political, existential and even cosmological import. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Roman to Native : Colonialism and the archaeology of rural water management in the Maghreb

    Author : Lena Johansson de Château; Peter Örsted; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; colonialism; postcolonialism; archaeology; historiography; Roman; native; indigenous; landscape; land use; water management; Maghreb; North Africa; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This thesis considers the archaeology of rural water management in the Maghreb in relation to modern colonialism. An attempt is made to recover the attitudes to people and landscape expressed in the archaeological literature, and to analyse them in a colonial/postcolonial context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colonialism and Iban warfare

    Author : Ulla Wagner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Commerce and Colonisation: Studies of Early Modern Merchant Capitalism in the Atlantic Economy

    Author : Klas Rönnbäck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; market integration; price convergence; colonial goods; international trade; imperialism; colonialism; Williams-thesis; slavery; sugar; balance of payments; Atlantic economy; the Baltic; ghost acreage;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four chapters which study early modern merchant capitalism, with a special focus upon the developing Atlantic economy. The introductory chapter is followed by chapter 2, studying the issue of market integration and price convergence in inter-continental trade during the early modern period. READ MORE