Unmasking the subaltern, or salamis without themistocles

  title={Unmasking the subaltern, or salamis without themistocles},
  author={Tom Brass},
Recent claims made either by or on behalf of three historiographical groups involved in the critical reaction to the Subaltern Studies series (some of which are represented in the books under review) suggest that attempts at a nationalist appropriation of this critique are under way. Dismissing or disregarding its rivals, each claim asserts that credit for unmasking the complicity between the postmodern epistemology of the project and the discourse of nationalism, populism and conservatism was… CONTINUE READING

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