The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

@inproceedings{Chatterjee1993TheNA,
  title={The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories},
  author={Partha Chatterjee},
  year={1993}
}
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 difference with the nationalism propagated by the West. Arguing that scholars have been mistaken in equating political nationalism with nationalism as such, he shows how anticolonialist nationalists produced their own domain of sovereignty within colonial society well before beginning their political battle… Expand