ISBN 9788185229775,Antinomies of Modernity: Essays on Race, Orient, Nation

Antinomies of Modernity: Essays on Race, Orient, Nation



Manohar Publishers & Distributors

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9788185229775

ISBN-10 8185229775


Number of Pages 353 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Antinomies of Modernity argues that concepts of race, Orient, and nation have been crucial to effors across the world to creat a sense of place, belonging and solidarity in the midst of the radical discontinuities wrought by global capitalism. Emphasizing the continued salience at teh beginning of the twenty-first century of these supposedly nineteenth-century ideas.
About Author :
Vasant Kaiwar is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Duke University. Sucheta Mazumdar is Associate Professor of History at Duke University. She is the author of Sugar and society in China: Peasants, Technology and the World Market. From 1981 until 2002 they served as coeditors of the journal comparative studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Contents :
Vasant Kaiwar and Sucheta Mazumdar
The Aryan Model of History and the Oriental Renaissance
Aryanizing Projects, African" Collaborators." and Colonial Transcripts
Orientalism's Genesis Amnesia
Coining Words: Language and Politics in Late Colonial Tamilnadu
An Anticolonial International
The "Moment of Manoeuvre":
Cultural Nationalism and Islamic Fundamentalism
The Politics of Religiosn and National Orgin
Race, Orient Naiton in the Time-Space of Modernity