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By Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke, Lars Jensen

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Neighborhood Editors: John Beverley, Charles Forsdick, Pierre-Philippe Fraiture, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Theo Dh'aen, Lars Jensen, Birthe Kundrus, Elizabeth Monasterios, Phillip RothwellThis quantity enhances A ancient significant other to Postcolonial Literatures in English (Edinburgh, 2005) and is the 1st connection with combine an authoritative physique of labor at the political, cultural, and monetary contexts of postcolonial literatures originating in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Latin the United States, and the Philippines. complete in its geographical scope, the spouse extends from South the USA and the Caribbean to Africa, the center East, and Asia. It comprises the literatures and histories of areas during which Europe merges into Asia, as within the instances of Turkey and Russia, and comprises essays at the Jewish Diaspora and our present "clash of civilizations".Written through well-known students in postcolonial experiences, entries disguise significant occasions, principles, events, and figures. issues variety from Europe's in another country exploration, payment, and colonization to decolonization and spotlight the relevance of colonial histories to the cultural, social, political, and literary formations of latest postcolonial societies and countries. every one access offers a succinct account of an occasion or subject and indicates extra studying in literary works and histories.By outlining the historic contexts of postcolonial literatures, this quantity is key to deciphering advanced debates on race, politics, economics, colonialism and neo-colonialism, and tradition and language.

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It established a large network of client states. Less powerful chiefs were eager to be associated with Lunda overlords for two main reasons. Firstly, their submission meant that they became part of the Lunda sacred lineage. Secondly, they also benefited economically as the Lunda had exclusive access to trade routes. As Jan Vansina remarks, ‘The new political pattern which evolved around 1600 in the Lunda capital could be taken over by any culture [and] its diffusion was to condition until 1850 the history and the general cultural evolution of a huge area’.

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The Congo and Ruanda-Urundi were therefore more the reflection of Belgian internal conflicts (religious, linguistic and ideological) than the expression of a concerted and homogeneous national project. This lack of homogeneity on the part of the colonial power was somehow mirrored by the very fragmented nature of the Congo (but not of the much smaller kingdoms of Burundi and Rwanda). In spite of some cultural unity (de Heusch; Vansina), and the prevalence of the Bantu element, the territory was, and still is, an eminently heterogeneous whole.

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