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The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories
In this book, the prominent theorist Partha Chatterjee looks at the creative and powerful results of the nationalist imagination in Asia and Africa that are posited not on identity but on differenceExpand
The Politics of the Governed: Reflections on Popular Politics in Most of the World
PrefaceThe Leonard Hastings Schoff Memorial Lectures 2001The Nation in Heterogeneous TimePopulations and Political SocietyThe Politics of the GovernedGlobal/Local: Before and After September 11TheExpand
colonialism, nationalism, and colonialized women: the contest in India
Colonial texts condemned the treatment of women in India by identifying a scriptural tradition. The nationalist response was to construct a reformed tradition and defend it on the grounds ofExpand
Politics of the Governed
Within “civil society”, public resources, supposedly available to all, are in fact captured by those who are in a better position to influence the system. When “political society” manages to mobilizeExpand
Democracy and economic transformation in India
Peasant Society Today The first volume of Subaltern Studies was published in 1982, twenty-five years ago. I was part of the editorial group that launched, under the leadership of Ranajit Guha, thisExpand
Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy
Partha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist known for his disciplinary range, builds on his theory of "political society" and reinforces its salience to contemporary political debate. DexterouslyExpand
Beyond the Nation? Or within?
Sur le constat d'une internationalisation croissante et d'une perte de legitimite et d'autorite des etats-nations, il est tentant de chercher a depasser les limites de la nation au profit d'instancesExpand
Empire and Nation: Selected Essays
AcknowledgementsIntroduction, by Nivedita MenonPart I: Empire and Nation1. Whose Imagined Community? (1991)2. The Constitution of Indian Nationalist Discourse (1987)3. History and the NationalizationExpand