Decolonizing Development: Colonial Power and the Maya

Decolonizing Development: Colonial Power and the Maya

Author(s): Joel Wainwright

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405157056

Online ISBN: 9780470712955

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712955

About this Book

Winner of the 2010 James M. Blaut Award in recognition of innovative scholarship in cultural and political ecology (Honors of the CAPE specialty group (Cultural and Political Ecology))

Decolonizing Development investigates the ways colonialism shaped the modern world by analyzing the relationship between colonialism and development as forms of power.

  • Based on novel interpretations of postcolonial and Marxist theory and applied to original research data
  • Amply supplemented with maps and illustrations
  • An intriguing and invaluable resource for scholars of postcolonialism, development, geography, and the Maya

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