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↔ New Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition eBook: Dipesh Chakrabarty: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU  S.à r.l. ⠢ Book By Dipesh Chakrabarty ⡉ ↔ New Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition eBook: Dipesh Chakrabarty: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. ⠢ Book By Dipesh Chakrabarty ⡉ First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty s influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non Western countries This imaginary Europe, Dipesh Chakrabarty argues, is built into the social sciences The very idea of historicizing carries with it some peculiarly European assumptions about disenchanted space, secular time, and sovereignty Measured against such mythical standards, capitalist transition in the third world has often seemed either incomplete or lacking Provincializing Europe proposes that every case of transition to capitalism is a case of translation as well a translation of existing worlds and their thought categories into the categories and self understandings of capitalist modernity Now featuring a new preface in which Chakrabarty responds to his critics, this book globalizes European thought by exploring how it may be renewed both for and from the margins.Can European thought be dislodged from the center of the practice of history in a non European place What problems arise when we translate cultural practices into the categories of social science Provincializing Europe is one of the first book length treatments on how postcolonial thinking impacts on the social sciences This book explores, through a series of linked essays, the problems of thought that present themselves when we think of a place such as India through the categories of modern, European social science and, in particular, history Provincializing Europe is a sustained conversation between historical thinking and postcolonial perspectives It addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of the modern in many histories of capitalist transition in non Western countries This imaginary Europe, Chakrabarty argues, is built right into the social sciences The very idea of historicizing carries with it some peculiarly European assumptions about disenchanted space, secular time, and human sovereignty Measured against such mythical standards, capitalist transition in the third world has often seemed either incomplete or lacking Chakrabarty finds that Nativism, however, is no answer to Eurocentrism, because the universals propounded by European Enlightenment remain indispensable to any social critique that seeks to address issues of social justice and equity Provincializing Europe proposes that every case of transition to capitalism is a case of translation as well a translation of existing worlds and their thought categories into the categories and self understandings of capitalist modernity Chakrabarty demonstrates, both theoretically and with examples from colonial and contemporary India, how such translational histories may be thought and written Provincializing Europe is not a project of shunning European thought It is a project of globalizing such thought by exploring how it may be renewed both for and from the margins. Chakrabarty, D Provincializing Europe Postcolonial First published in , Dipesh Chakrabarty s influential addresses the mythical figure of that is often taken to be original site modernity many histories capitalist transition non Western countries This imaginary Europe, argues, Provincializing Thought and a sustained conversation between historical thinking postcolonial perspectives It modern Project MUSE Historical Difference By DIPESH CHAKRABARTY Princeton University Press, Pp xii paper less book about history its traditional sense than contribution philosophy an intervention debate on how might today written proposes every case capitalism translation as well existing worlds their thought categories into self understandings set intersection subaltern studies theory In alignment with theory, offers critique historicism both philosophical conceptual category not region world we call That one could say, has already been provincialized by itself Historians have long acknowledged socalled European age began yield place other regionalDipesh History The Chicago holds BSc physics honors degree from Presidency College, Calcutta, postgraduate Diploma management considered equivalent MBA Indian Institute Management, PhD Australian National Chicago Law School Lawrence A Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor History, South Asian Languages Civilizations at College School He Affiliate Faculty English Department resource faculty for Comparative Literature Civilizations, author Rethinking Working Class Bengal Chakrabarty Bernard Cohn Omnibus An Anthropologist among Other Essays, Colonialism Its Forms Knowledge, India Social Anthropology Civilization News research interests are historiography, impact writing, comparative questions politics founding member editorial collective Keywords American Cultural Studies Bengali, social historian His work focuses theoretical issues history, nationalism postcolonialism received his YouTube Oct Perspectives Revolutionary Concept Podiumsdiskussion mit Prof Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition eBook: Dipesh Chakrabarty: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.

 

    • Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition eBook: Dipesh Chakrabarty: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
    • 2.4
    • 197
    • Format Kindle
    • 324 pages
    • Dipesh Chakrabarty
    • Anglais
    • 22 September 2017

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