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Author: Mykola Ryabchuk

imperial discourse as a major obstacle for the normalization of Russian-Ukrainian relations. Postcoloniality is suggested as a desirable condition for both Russian and Ukrainian cultures to achieve internal freedom and eliminate colonial stereotypes and anti-colonial mobilization, respectively. Keywords

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Ali Anooshahr

Studies of the political culture of early Mughal India generally follow a genealogical method, positing two mutually exclusive traditions (Medieval Indo-Islamic or Turco-Mongol) as the source of Mughal Imperial discourse. The present articles will compare early Mughal texts with those of the Delhi Sultanate as well as Shibanid Central Asia in order to show that all three shared a common pattern that had to be modified based on particular historical exigencies.

In: Journal of Persianate Studies
Author: Steven Miles

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/138537808X334313 Journal of Early Modern History 12 (2008) 99-136 Imperial Discourse, Regional Elite, and Local Landscape on the South China Frontier, 1577-1722 1 Steven B. Miles Washington University in Saint Louis Abstract Th

In: Journal of Early Modern History

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 JESHO 50,4 Also available online – * CNRS, Paris, co.lefevre @ 1 Beni Prasad, History of Jahangir (London: Oxford University Press, 1922): 25-6. RECOVERING A MISSING VOICE FROM MUGHAL INDIA: THE IMPERIAL DISCOURSE OF JAH§NG¡R (R. 1605

In: Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient
Author: David A. Kaden

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/157006311X608138 Journal for the Study of Judaism 42 (2011) 481-507 Journal for the Study of Judaism Flavius Josephus and the Gentes Devictae in Roman Imperial Discourse: Hybridity, Mimicry, and Irony in the Agrippa II Speech

In: Journal for the Study of Judaism
Culture, Image, Text
The politics, literature and culture of ancient Rome during the Flavian principate (69-96 ce) have recently been the subject of intense investigation. In this volume of new, specially commissioned studies, twenty-five scholars from five countries have combined to produce a critical survey of the period, which underscores and re-evaluates its foundational importance. Most of the authors are established international figures, but a feature of the volume is the presence of young, emerging scholars at the cutting edge of the discipline. The studies attend to a diversity of topics, including: the new political settlement, the role of the army, change and continuity in Rome’s social structures, cultural festivals, architecture, sculpture, religion, coinage, imperial discourse, epistemology and political control, rhetoric, philosophy, Greek intellectual life, drama, poetry, patronage, Flavian historians, amphitheatrical Rome. All Greek and Latin text is translated.
Progress and Process in Teaching the New Literatures in English. Essays in Honour of Dieter Riemenschneider
The essays in this collection celebrate the signal achievement of Dieter Riemenschneider in helping found and consolidate the study of postcolonial anglophone literatures in Germany and Europe. As well as poems, a short story, drawings of the Indian scene (the first, and abiding, focus of this scholar’s work), and ‘letters’ of reminiscence (one quite grave), there are revealing contributions of a literary-historical nature on the establishment of anglophone (especially African) literatures as an academic discipline within Germany, the UK, and Northern Europe generally, as well as a group of searching reflections on such topics of postcolonial import as globalization and the applicability of models to the literature of the indigene in Canada and Australia. The largest section is devoted to individual topics, each treatment implicitly keyed to approaches to the teaching of New Literatures texts. Writers covered include Anita Desai (landscape and memory), Salman Rushdie (painting in The Moor’s Last Sigh), Charlotte Brontë (imperial discourse in Jane Eyre), Derek Walcott ( Omeros and cultural cohabitation), and Witi Ihimaera (his rewriting of Katherine Mansfield). Topics dealt with include music and radio in West Africa, the African literary ‘hit parade’, the New Zealand prose poem, Canadian and Australian war fiction, the Middle Passage in the American and Caribbean novel, Paul Theroux’s uneasy relations with V.S. Naipaul, and the colonial discourse of illness and recuperation. The volume closes with Dieter Riemenschneider’s very first and most recent critical essays, the one a classic on Mulk Raj Anand, the other a challenging and doubtless controversial thesis on postcolonial minority writing. A select bibliography of Riemenschneider’s work (books, edited publications, journal articles and book contributions, reviews and broadcasts) rounds off this substantial collection.
Author: Trevor Luke

and consuming their own parousia spectacles, Christians participated in imperial discourse. Keywords parousia, adventus, spectacle, eschatology, imperialism 1. Parousia as Imperial Spectacle In recent scholarship on Flavian Rome, the arena has been treated as a ‘master- metaphor’ of Roman imperialism

In: Religion and Theology
Author: Yuanchong Wang

Instead, after the end of the Mongol Empire, the Ming and Qing dynasties struck a course that allowed Korea a great degree of independence as a foreign country. Along the same lines, the Qing preferred to describe Chosŏn as a province in imperial discourse on the ideological level but never sought to gain

In: T'oung Pao

, political and aesthetic terms, and looks particularly at its deploy- ment of imperial discourses in configuring the naturalist's relationship with nature. The essay sites Glaucus's attitude to the morality of specimen collecting within the wider context of moral debate in Victorian natural history and

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology