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Habitations of Modernity: Essays in the Wake of Subaltern Studies

Dipesh Chakrabarty - History - 2002 - 173 pages
In Habitations of Modernity, Dipesh Chakrabarty explores the complexities of modernism in India and seeks principles of humaneness grounded in everyday life that may elude ...
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Rethinking Working-class History: Bengal, 1890-1940

Dipesh Chakrabarty - Business & Economics - 2000 - 245 pages
This study combines a history of the jute-mill workers of Calcutta with a look at labour history in Marxist scholarship. The text examines the milieu of the jute-mill workers ...
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Cosmopolitanism

Carol A. Breckenridge, Sheldon Pollock, Homi K. Bhabha, Dipesh Chakrabarty - Social Science - 2002 - 253 pages
As the final installment of Public Culture’s Millennial Quartet, Cosmopolitanism assesses the pasts and possible futures of cosmopolitanism—or ways of thinking, feeling, and ...
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From the Colonial to the Postcolonial: India and Pakistan in Transition

Dipesh Chakrabarty, Rochona Majumdar, Andrew Sartori - History - 2007 - 369 pages
Contributed articles presented in a conference organized at the University of Chicago in April 2005.
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The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and His Empire of Truth

Dipesh Chakrabarty - History - 2015 - 320 pages
A leading scholar in early twentieth-century India, Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870–1958) was knighted in 1929 and became the first Indian historian to gain honorary membership in ...
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Historical Teleologies in the Modern World

Henning TrĂ1⁄4per, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Sanjay Subrahmanyam - History - 2015 - 352 pages
Historical Teleologies in the Modern World tracks the fragmentation and proliferation of teleological understandings of history ? the notion that history had to be explained as ...
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Questions of Modernity

Timothy Mitchell - Social Science - 2000 - 229 pages
Modernity has always laid claim to universal certainty--which meant assigning a different and lesser significance to anything deemed purely local, non-Western, or lacking a ...
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The Measure of Reality: Quantification in Western Europe, 1250-1600

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 1997 - 245 pages
Profiles the time in European history when people believed that time, space, and distance could be measured, given a number, broken into smaller pieces, and studied.
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