Guest Editorial: Postcolonial past, world present, global futures?

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Guest Editorial : Postcolonial past, world present, global futures? / Chambers, Claire Gail; Pravinchandra, Shital .

6 p. 3 ed. London : Sage. 2018, Editorial. (Journal of Commonwealth Literature; Vol. 53, No. 3).

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Harvard

Chambers, CG & Pravinchandra, S 2018, Guest Editorial: Postcolonial past, world present, global futures?. Sage, London.

APA

Chambers, C. G., & Pravinchandra, S. (2018, Aug 28). Guest Editorial: Postcolonial past, world present, global futures? (3 ed.) Sage.

Vancouver

Chambers CG, Pravinchandra S. Guest Editorial: Postcolonial past, world present, global futures? 2018. 6 p.

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Chambers, Claire Gail ; Pravinchandra, Shital . / Guest Editorial : Postcolonial past, world present, global futures?. 2018. London : Sage. 6 p. (Journal of Commonwealth Literature; 3).

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