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Experiments in postcolonial reading: music, violence, response

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This thesis is a response to a lacuna in musicology, namely the near absence of postcolonial and decolonial epistemologies. Employing both diachronic and synchronic perspectives, it provides a historical overview of the institutional positioning of musicology as an academic discipline founded on structures of expectation and exploitation indebted to Western imperialism. This longer historical view is accompanied throughout by an examination of ethics in its institutionalised forms, specifi...

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HUMS
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Music Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2017-07-24

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