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The postcolonial Orient : the politics of difference and the project of provincialising Europe, by Vasant Kaiwar

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The postcolonial Orient : the politics of difference and the project of provincialising Europe
Title
The postcolonial Orient
Title remainder
the politics of difference and the project of provincialising Europe
Statement of responsibility
by Vasant Kaiwar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In The Postcolonial Orient, Vasant Kaiwar analyses the formation of postcolonial studies around the 1989 moment of world history, shows its limitations via an engagement with Marxism, and provides an alternative, enriched account of interpretive possibilities inherent in the moment
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1950-
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Kaiwar, Vasant
Dewey number
325/.30722
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Historical materialism book series,
Series volume
volume 68
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  • Orientalism
  • Postcolonialism
  • Postcolonialism
  • Postcolonialism
  • Difference (Philosophy)
  • World politics
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • India
  • Europe
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The postcolonial Orient : the politics of difference and the project of provincialising Europe, by Vasant Kaiwar
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction -- A narrative of arrival -- 1989 and all that -- Postcolonial difference -- 2. Situating postcolonial studies -- Definitions : colonialism, for example -- Postcolonial modernisation -- Postcolonial populism -- Subaltern studies -- 3. Colonialism, modernity, postcolonialism -- Colonialism and modernity in a postcolonial framing -- History's ironic reversals -- Who is the 'subaltern' in postcolonial studies? -- 4. Provincialising Europe or exoticising India? Towards a historical and categorial critique of postcolonial studies -- Marx and difference in provincialising Europe -- The not-yet of historicism -- Why historicise? -- Tattooed by the exotic -- Under the sign of Heidegger, I : the woman's question -- Under the sign of Heidegger, II : imagined communities -- Lack/inadequacy or plenitude/creativity? -- Dominance without hegemony : historicism by another name? -- The constituent elements of colonial modernity -- Modernity as class struggle -- Orientalism and nativism -- Bahubol and the Muslim question -- 5. Uses and abuses of Marx -- Abstract labour, difference, history I and II -- The piano maker and the piano player : productive and unproductive labour -- Millennial toil as the 'nightmare of history' -- 'Bourgeois hegemony' and colonial rule -- Modernity in the 'fullest sense' -- Beyond the bourgeois revolution? Hegemony revisited -- The historic moment of colonial dominance in India -- A 'liberation from blinding bondage, ' or the question of historicism -- Marxism and historicism -- 6. The postcolonial orient -- The play of difference, the merchandising of the exotic, tradition and neo-traditionalism -- The non-commissioned officers -- The orient as 'vanishing mediator' -- The unrenounceable project -- Provincialising Europe
Control code
ocn961579190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 415 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004270442
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961579190
Label
The postcolonial Orient : the politics of difference and the project of provincialising Europe, by Vasant Kaiwar
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction -- A narrative of arrival -- 1989 and all that -- Postcolonial difference -- 2. Situating postcolonial studies -- Definitions : colonialism, for example -- Postcolonial modernisation -- Postcolonial populism -- Subaltern studies -- 3. Colonialism, modernity, postcolonialism -- Colonialism and modernity in a postcolonial framing -- History's ironic reversals -- Who is the 'subaltern' in postcolonial studies? -- 4. Provincialising Europe or exoticising India? Towards a historical and categorial critique of postcolonial studies -- Marx and difference in provincialising Europe -- The not-yet of historicism -- Why historicise? -- Tattooed by the exotic -- Under the sign of Heidegger, I : the woman's question -- Under the sign of Heidegger, II : imagined communities -- Lack/inadequacy or plenitude/creativity? -- Dominance without hegemony : historicism by another name? -- The constituent elements of colonial modernity -- Modernity as class struggle -- Orientalism and nativism -- Bahubol and the Muslim question -- 5. Uses and abuses of Marx -- Abstract labour, difference, history I and II -- The piano maker and the piano player : productive and unproductive labour -- Millennial toil as the 'nightmare of history' -- 'Bourgeois hegemony' and colonial rule -- Modernity in the 'fullest sense' -- Beyond the bourgeois revolution? Hegemony revisited -- The historic moment of colonial dominance in India -- A 'liberation from blinding bondage, ' or the question of historicism -- Marxism and historicism -- 6. The postcolonial orient -- The play of difference, the merchandising of the exotic, tradition and neo-traditionalism -- The non-commissioned officers -- The orient as 'vanishing mediator' -- The unrenounceable project -- Provincialising Europe
Control code
ocn961579190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 415 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004270442
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961579190

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