The concept of the border evoked by the title of the present volume provides a central interpretative key for our project at more than one level, as it is suggestive both of Scotland as a 'theoretical borderland' in relation to the Empire and postcoloniality, and of our attempt at bringing into dialogue scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds, including Scottish, Celtic and postcolonial studies. The 'Scotland' of the present volume's title is thus suggestive of a critical standpoint ...... also notes here casual racism in Strachana#39;s language: he calls the indigenous Assamese acoolies, a a term used at the time for Asian manual labourers or slaves . He establishes a tense atmosphere for the hunt: [At night] you see things andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Within and Without Empire|
|Author||:||Theo van Heijnsbergen, Carla Sassi|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2014-01-08|