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The nation and its fragments : colonial and postcolonial histories

Author: Partha Chatterjee
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
Series: Princeton studies in culture/power/history.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the results of nationalist imagination in Asia and Africa that are posited not on identity but on difference with the nationalism propagated by the West. This title shows how anticolonialist  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Partha Chatterjee
ISBN: 0691033056 9780691033051 0691019436 9780691019437
OCLC Number: 27934680
Awards: Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1994.
Description: xiii, 282 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Whose Imagined Community? --
The Colonial State --
The Nationalist Elite --
The Nation and Its Pasts --
Histories and Nations --
The Nation and Its Women --
Women and the Nation --
The Nation and Its Peasants --
The Nation and Its Outcasts --
The National State --
Communities and the Nation.
Series Title: Princeton studies in culture/power/history.
Responsibility: Partha Chatterjee.
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One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 1994 "[This] is a work of magisterial erudition, the product of a mind working at the fullest command of its critical and creative powers ... destined Read more...

 
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