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Colonial Exchanges: Political Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

Burke A. Hendrix and Deborah Baumgold

Abstract

Scholars of political thought have given a great deal of attention to the relationship between European political ideas and colonialism, especially to whether prominent thinkers supported or opposed colonialism. But little attention has so far been given to the reactions of those in the colonies to European ideas, where intellectuals actively sought to transform those ideas, deploying them strategically or adopting them as their own. A full reckoning of colonialism's effects requires attention to their intellectual choices and the political efforts that accompanied them, which sometimes produc ... More

Keywords: colonialism, imperialism, universalism, activism, intellectual history, Haiti, Philippines, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781526105646
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526105646.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Burke A. Hendrix, editor
University of Oregon

Deborah Baumgold, editor
University of Oregon

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