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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  - Sara Salem - Goodreads

Interesting and important book, although I expected more due to its prominence in postcolonial studies. Not the easiest read in terms of writing style. Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Xiaomin Zu - Goodreads

Eye openning Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - AJ - Goodreads

very difficult read, but some important insights on trying to decentralize europe's place in history Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Brandy - Goodreads

Read for my Europe and the World grad class... I was dreading this book. Literally. Like I kinda figured that this would be one of the ones that I just vaguely skimmed through and didn't understand a ... Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Jeremy Hurdis - Goodreads

This book presents a very interesting discussion on Historicism and Marxism, followed by a set of intriguing case studies in Indian subaltern studies. However, the author seems unable to escape the ... Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Scott Neigh - Goodreads

Partially read for school. Read full review

Review: Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference

User Review  - Sam Grace - Goodreads

I liked the way he outlines the relationship between multiple epistemologies of history. 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  - Bradley - Goodreads

The analysis (or attack, if you prefer) of modernity continues. Chakrabarty usefully sums up the issues involved. Just started but very intrigued by this one. Read full review


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