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Hybrid Heritage on Screen

The ‘Raj Revival’ in the Thatcher Era


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 1-6
  3. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 7-30
  4. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 31-48
  5. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 49-85
  6. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 86-108
  7. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 109-150
  8. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 151-195
  9. Elena Oliete-Aldea
    Pages 196-198
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 199-227

About this book


Hybrid Heritage on Screen provides a long overdue thorough analysis of the 1980s 'Raj Revival'. It examines imperial nostalgia and troubled ethnic, gender and class relations during the Thatcher Era as represented in cinema and television.


Raj revival films British Raj heritage cinema Thatcherism British cinema India multiculturalism miscegenation memsahibs identity hybridity otherness race cultural studies cinema television

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of ZaragozaSpain

About the authors

Elena Oliete-Aldea is Lecturer at the Department of English of the University of Zaragoza, Spain. She belongs to several research groups on film and cultural studies and her main areas of interest include filmic representations of cultural identities and international relationships in the context of globalisation in transnational Anglophone cinema.

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