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Imperial debris : on ruins and ruination / edited by Ann Laura Stoler.

Contributor(s): Stoler, Ann Laura.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JV152 .I474 2013Publication: London : Duke University Press, c2013Description: xi, 365 pages : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780822353614; 082235361X.Subject(s): Postcolonialism | Postcolonialism -- Social aspects
Contents:
Introduction. "The rot remains": from ruins to ruination / Ann Laura Stoler -- Decompositions of Matter and Mind. An acoustic register: tenacious images, congolese scenes of rape, and repetition / Nancy Hunt -- The coolie: an unfinished epic / E. Valentine Daniel -- Empire's ruins: Detroit to the Amazon / Greg Grandin -- Living in Ruins: Degradations and Regenerations. Detritus in Durban: polluted environs and the biopolitics of refusal / Sharad Chari -- Ruins, redemption and Brazil's imperial exception / John Collins -- When a demolished house becomes a public square / Ariella Azoulay -- Anticipating the Imperial Future. The void: invisible ruins on the edges of empire / Gastcentn Gordillo -- Engineering the future as nuclear ruin / Joseph Masco -- The future in ruins / Vyjayanthi Rao.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-353) and index.

Introduction. "The rot remains": from ruins to ruination / Ann Laura Stoler -- Decompositions of Matter and Mind. An acoustic register: tenacious images, congolese scenes of rape, and repetition / Nancy Hunt -- The coolie: an unfinished epic / E. Valentine Daniel -- Empire's ruins: Detroit to the Amazon / Greg Grandin -- Living in Ruins: Degradations and Regenerations. Detritus in Durban: polluted environs and the biopolitics of refusal / Sharad Chari -- Ruins, redemption and Brazil's imperial exception / John Collins -- When a demolished house becomes a public square / Ariella Azoulay -- Anticipating the Imperial Future. The void: invisible ruins on the edges of empire / Gastcentn Gordillo -- Engineering the future as nuclear ruin / Joseph Masco -- The future in ruins / Vyjayanthi Rao.

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