The institutionalization of postcolonial studies

@inproceedings{Parry2004TheIO,
  title={The institutionalization of postcolonial studies},
  author={Benita Parry},
  year={2004}
}
Beginnings: colonial discourse analysis Those wanting to understand the beginnings and development of postcolonial studies will readily find numerous Introductions, Readers, Companions, monographs, and journal articles offering a variety of definitions and genealogies, advising further reading, and proposing new objects of study. If the scale of publications testifies to the rapid assimilation of a disparate interdisciplinary undertaking within academic curricula, then the range of analytic… 
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