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Culture, Colonialism and Sovereignty in Central Asia

Laura L. Adams

in Sovereignty After Empire

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780748643042
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653270 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0010
Culture, Colonialism and Sovereignty in Central Asia

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The cultural domain provides important insights into notions of psychic violence and cultural hegemonies that infuse writing on colonialism in this domain. This chapter employs a Foucauldian analysis of how power and culture in Central Asia interacted to affect a hybrid cultural colonialism.

Keywords: culture; cultural colonialism; power; Central Asia

Chapter.  9667 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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