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Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle


What were the distinctive cultures of decolonisation that emerged in the years between 1945 and 1970, and what can they uncover about the complexities of the ‘end of empire’ as a process? Cultures of Decolonisation brings together visual, literary and material cultures within one volume in order to explore this question. The volume reveals the diverse ways in which cultures were active in wider political, economic and social change, working as crucial gauges, microcosms, and agents of decolonisation. Individual chapters focus on architecture, theatre, museums, heritage sites, fine art, and int ... More

Keywords: Decolonisation, Culture, Transnationalism, Visual Culture, Material Culture, Literary Culture, Twentieth Century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719096525
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Craggs, editor
King's College

Claire Wintle, editor

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