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Subjects of modernity : Time-space, disciplines, margins

Author: Saurabh Dube
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Series: Theory for a global age.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book thinks through modernity and its representations by exploring critical considerations of time and space. Drawing on anthropology, history and social theory, it investigates the oppositions and enchantments, the contradictions and contentions, and the identities and ambivalences spawned under modernity. Crucially, it understands these antinomies not as errors, but as constitutive elements of modern worlds.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saurabh Dube
ISBN: 9781526105134 1526105136 1526105128 152610511X 9781526105110 9781526105127
OCLC Number: 982228350
Language Note: English.
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Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Series editor's foreword --
Preface --
1. Subjects of modernity: an introduction --
2. Intimations of modernity: time and space --
3. Maps of modernity: antinomies and enticements --
4. Disciplines of modernity: entanglements and ambiguities --
5. Margins of modernity: identities and incitements --
6. Modern subjects: an epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Theory for a global age.
Responsibility: Dube, Saurabh.
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Subjects of Modernity brings together the past and the present as well as theory and narrative, sowing the historical, the ethnographic, and the methodological deep into its critical procedures. -- .  Read more...

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'Dube ranges widely and globally - from histories of empires and genealogies of disciplines to recent Dalit artwork from India - to explore and carefully delineate a tension he regards as fundamental Read more...

 
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