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Habitations of Modernity: Essays in the Wake of Subaltern Studies

  title={Habitations of Modernity: Essays in the Wake of Subaltern Studies},
  author={D. Chakrabarty},
  • D. Chakrabarty
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • 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 grand political theories. The questions that motivate Chakrabarty are shared by all postcolonial historians and anthropologists; How do we think about the legacy of the European Enlightenment in lands far from Europe in geography or history? How can we envision ways of being modern that speak to what is shared around the… CONTINUE READING
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