Of monuments and masks: historiography in the time of curiosity's ruin1

  title={Of monuments and masks: historiography in the time of curiosity's ruin1},
  author={David L Martin},
  journal={Postcolonial Studies},
  pages={311 - 320}
Of Monuments and Masks represents an attempt to ‘take theory for a walk’. It represents an effort to enact a style of historiographic enquiry derived from the specific postcolonial concerns of Sankaran Krishna and Gyanendra Pandey. The subject of this historiographic enquiry is the very elusiveness of western rational thought which, to this day, remains haunted by its own dark spectres … 
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