Definition of Postcolonial

1. Adjective. Following the end of colonial rule ¹



2. Adjective. (philosophy) Of or pertaining to postcolonialism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postcolonial

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Postcolonial

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postcollege
postcollegiate
postcolonial (current term)
postcolonialism
postcolonially
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postcommissure
postcommissures
postcommunion
postcommunions
postcommunist
postcommunists
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postconcussion
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postcondition

Literary usage of Postcolonial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pacific by Ranginui Walker, William M. Sutherland (1988)
"postcolonial state in Fiji and show how its task of internal class containment is linked dialectically to the wider geopolitics of the region. ..."

2. Dilemmas of Independence: Ukraine After Totalitarianism by Alexander J. Motyl (1993)
"Never before have postcolonial elites had to sweep away the wreckage of totalitarianism and build everything from scratch. ..."

3. Federalism: The Spanish Experience by Luis Moreno, Moreno Fernández Moreno (1997)
"The incongruities of centre and periphery in postcolonial Spain With the Restoration (of the monarchy, 1876-1923) and the centralizing dictatorship of Primo ..."

4. What Holds Us Together: Social Cohesion in South Africa by David Chidester, Phillip Dexter (2004)
"... Human solidarity in postcolonial, Holocaust and African-American literature Jose Marti, the famous Cuban revolutionary, set the terms for the discussion ..."

5. The Reconfiguration of Political Order in Africa: A Case Study of North Kivu by Denis M. Tull (2005)
"Patterns of postcolonial Rule Reconsidered I will now proceed to analyze the transformation of the postcolonial configuration of power in order to distill ..."

6. Transnational Social Policies: The New Development Challenges of Globalization by Daniel A. Morales-Gómez (1999)
"The first is the early postcolonial period, or the constructionist phase. The second is the crisis phase, which began in the mid-1970s and became evident ..."

7. Post Ex Sub Dis: Urban Fragmentations and Constructions by Aaron Betsky, Ghent Urban Studies Team (2002)
"However, the vicissitudes of most postcolonial theorizing hold scant appeal for me. The postcolonial character of cities such as Brussels and London has a ..."

8. Representations of Violence: Art about the Sierra Leone Civil War by Patrick K. Muana, Chris Corcoran, Russell D. Feingold (2005)
"In highlighting the historical newness and foreignness of national citizen-subjectivity in postcolonial Africa, Kwame Anthony Appiah (1992:162) perhaps puts ..."

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