Introduction Part 1: The Colonial Empires 1. The British Empire 2. The French Empire 3. The Spanish and Portugese Empires 4. The Dutch Empire Part2: Postcolonial Locations 5. Africa (North and Central) 6. Australasia 7. Canada 8. Caribbean 9. Ireland 10. South America 11. Southern Africa 12. South and East Asia 13. US and European Diasporas Part 3: Postcolonial Formulations 14. Psychological Formulations 15. Poststructuralist Formulations 16. Materialist Formulations 17. Culturalist Formulations Part 4: Key Writers and Thinkers Chronology. Further Reading. Index of Key Concepts
John McLeod is Reader in Postcolonial and Diaspora Literatures at the School of English, University of Leeds. He is the author of numerous books, including Beginning Postcolonialism (Manchester University Press, 2000) and Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis (Routledge, 2004).