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Cosmopolitan Thought Zones

South Asia and the Global Circulation of Ideas

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Examines forms of cosmopolitanism in the high period of South Asian anti-colonialism, 1890-1947. Essays argue that anti-colonial action stemmed not only from a teleological rush to realize the form of nation-states, but from the speculative aspiration to critique and transcend notions of universalism and the ultimate good brought by British rule.

Author Biography

SUGATA BOSE is Gardiner Professor of History at Harvard University, USA and Director of the South Asia Initiative. He is the author of A Hundred Horizons: the Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire (Harvard University Press, 2006.) KRIS MANJAPRA is Assistant Professor of History at Tufts University, USA. He was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at UCLA, 2007-2008 after completing his doctoral work at Harvard. Manjapra recently published his first book, M.N. Roy: Marxism and Colonial Cosmopolitanism (Routledge India, 2009).
Release date Australia
May 26th, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Kris Manjapra Edited by Sugata Bose
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XI, 308 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
308
Dimensions
140x216x19
ISBN-13
9780230243378
Product ID
3878998

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