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Decolonizing development : colonial power and the Maya

Author: Joel Wainwright
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Antipode book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Postcolonialism and political economy are brought together in this book to examine development among the Maya of Belize. Decolonizing Development investigates the ways colonialism shaped the modern world by analyzing the relationship between colonialism and development. Through readings of archival texts, maps, and development practices, Joel Wainwright unearths the roots of centuries of struggle over the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wainwright, Joel.
Decolonizing development.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)608441644
Online version:
Wainwright, Joel.
Decolonizing development.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)628982360
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Wainwright
ISBN: 9781405157056 1405157054 9781405157063 1405157062
OCLC Number: 152559958
Description: xiii, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Unsettling the Colonial geographies of southern Belize --
The matter of the Maya farm system --
An archaeology of Mayanism --
From colonial to development knowledge : Charles Wright and the battles over the Columbia River Forest --
Settling : fieldwork in the ruins of development --
Finishing the critique of cultural ecology : reading the Maya Atlas.
Series Title: Antipode book series.
Responsibility: Joel Wainwright.

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Decolonizing Development investigates the ways colonialism shaped the modern world by analyzing the relationship between colonialism and development as forms of power. .  Read more...
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"Wainwright is to be applauded for marshalling his considerable intellectual skills to advancing our understanding of Maya colonial experiences (past and present) in the confines of Belize." (Social Read more...

 
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