The Split of Reason and the Postcolonial Backlash

Let’s not forget that 1492, one of the first landmarks of Modernity, was both the year of the conquest of the Americas and of the fall or of the Reconquista of Granada, both of inner and outer ethnic cleansing of the nat
Let’s not forget that 1492, one of the first landmarks of Modernity, was both the year of the conquest of the Americas and of the fall or of the Reconquista of Granada, both of inner and outer ethnic cleansing of the nation state; that the national state was a colonial state and is now a securitarian state, that colonialism was the very form of Western Modernity, that the French Revolution itself was colonial, that the leader of the first Black revolutionary independence movement, Toussaint Louverture (Haiti), died in a French prison though inspired by the French Revolution. - No-one has access to reason as whole: there is no such thing as the whole of Reason, or Reason as a whole, or the Totality of reason. Reason is patched up of disconnected bits and pieces that reside at different addresses.
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Author:Rada Ivekovic
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-233457
URL:http://www.goethezeitportal.de/fileadmin/PDF/kk/df/postkoloniale_studien/ivekovic_split.pdf
Parent Title (German):Goethezeitportal
Publisher:Goethezeitportal
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2011/11/23
Year of first Publication:2005
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2011/11/23
SWD-Keyword:Postkolonialismus
Pagenumber:14
First Page:1
Last Page:14
Institutes:Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Sammlungen:Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
BDSL-Classification:BDSL-Klassifikation: 03.00.00 Literaturwissenschaft > 03.14.00 Literatursoziologie
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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