post-colonial theory short refliction #3
short reflection #3–key points of post-colonial theory
o Identify the key ideas that Said & Gilroy provide to historians. How might post-colonial social
theory direct a historians sense of historical significance or evidence and interpretation? See
course requirements for the full writing prompt.
identify the major points of the readings and analyze their usefulness to historical interpretation. This involves
answering the following questions:
What key ideas does this social theory provide to historians?
How might the social theory in question direct a historians sense of historical significance or
evidence and interpretation?
In responding to these questions, you should cite and explain significant points in the text. Papers will be graded
on a fifty-point scale. Late assignments will NOT be accepted. Papers should be typed & double-spaced and
should use correct citation format. Submit an electronic copy to the Dropbox on Beachboard. See the course
schedule for due dates.