Subaltern Studies: Writings on South Asian History and Society: v.7 (BOK)

Subaltern Studies: Writings on South Asian History and Society: v.7 (BOK)

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Nation, community, religion, and language are the main themes which run through the writings in this volume of Subaltern Studies. Sudipta Kaviraj identifies some of the narrative modes through which the nationalist consciousness in India imagines a historical past for the nation. Partha Chatterjee looks at the way the new middle class of Calcutta constucted the figure of Sri Ramakrishna. Continuing his studies on the theme of 'dominance without hegemony', Ranajit Guha discusses the use of caste sanctions in the Swadeshi and non-cooperation movements. Saurabh Dube does a detailed reading of a twentieth-century text on the myths of Ghasidas and Balakdas, the gurus of the Satnami sect. Using a set of twelfth-century Judaeo-Arabic documents from Cairo, Amitav Ghosh does an imaginative reconstruction of the careers of a Jewish merchant in Mangalore and his Indian slave. Intervening in the Subaltern Studies discussion of community and religion, Terence Ranger offers a number of insights from the history of Zimbabwe into the dynamic connection between small and large solidarities.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1994 Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780195633627 Antall sider 282
Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 1,5cm Vekt 308 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Social & cultural history, Asian history