Colonial and Post-Colonial incarceration

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Imprisonment -- History.,
  • Slavery -- History.,
  • Colonization -- History.,
  • Postcolonialism -- History.,
  • Imprisonment in literature.,
  • Imperialism in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-260) and index.

Book details

Other titlesColonial and Postcolonial incarceration
Statementedited by Graeme Harper.
ContributionsHarper, Graeme.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8705 .C65 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18395975M
ISBN 100826448658, 0826449182
LC Control Number2001017324

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