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Author Scott, David, 1958- author.

Title Omens of adversity : tragedy, time, memory, justice / David Scott
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages)
Contents Revolution's tragic ends : temporal dimensions of political action -- Stranded in the present : the ruins of time -- Generations of memory : the work of mourning -- Evading truths : the rhetoric of transitional justice
Summary Omens of Adversity is a profound critique of postcolonial temporality. David Scott argues that the palpable sense of the present as time stalled, without hope for emancipatory futures, has had far-reaching effects on how we think about justice and the nature of political action
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject New Jewel Movement (Grenada)
New Jewel Movement (Grenada)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Grenada -- History -- American Invasion, 1983.
Grenada -- Politics and government -- 1974-1983.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822377020