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Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Jee Koh - Goodreads

Chakrabarty's project in this book is not so much to subvert the rational-secular view of history, inherited by postcolonial societies from the European enlightenment, as to see around the limitations ... Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Malcolm - Goodreads

Quite simply, and along with Ranajit Guha's Dominance Without Hegemony, one of the most powerful books of postcolonial historiography there is. Chakrabarty sets out to decentre and 'marginalise ... Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Hafsa - Goodreads

Absolutely brilliant. Challenges the way we look at history/modernity through the lens of the European enlightement and European thought. In the second half of the book, actually puts his theory in ... Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Maureen - Goodreads

also for chapter three, re-reading parts -- such an amazing, insightful book Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Goodnight nurse! Marx, Heidegger, and some bedtime stories from upper class Kolkata on "difference"! Does Marx really open up a History 2 for wiggle room? Should we really trust Heidegger, a crazy man? I can't tell for sure! I found the argument aesthetically pleasing. Read full review


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