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Title Unbecoming modern : colonialism, modernity, colonial modernities / edited by Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee-Dube
Published New Delhi : Social Science Press, [2006]


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Description x, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: critical questions of colonial modernities / Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee-Dube -- 2. Reading a silence: the "Indian" in the era of Zapatismo / María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo -- 3. Between anthropology and history: Manuel Gamio and Mexican anthropological modernity, 1916-1935 / Guillermo Zermenõ -- 4. Mapping oppositions: enchanted spaces and modern places / Saurabh Dube -- 5. Postmodern geographies of the U.S. South / Madhu Dubey -- 6. Orientalism, anti-Orientalism, relativism / Rubén Chuaqui -- 7. Henry S. Maine: history and antiquity in law / Andrés Lira -- 8. Uncertain dominance: the colonial state and its contradictions / Sudipta Sen -- 9. World-system and "trans"-modernity / Enrique Dussel -- 10. Eurocentrism, modern knowledges and the "natural" order of global capitalism / Edgardo Lander -- 11. The social sciences, epistemic violence, and the problem of the "invention of the other" / Santiago Castro-Gómez -- 12. The enduring enchantment (or the epistemic privilege of modernity and where to go from here) / Walter D. Mignolo
Summary Contributed articles presented earlier at a workshop at Mexico, 26-27 June 2000
Analysis Histories
Notes Includes translations from Spanish
"This volume mainly derives from a workshop on 'Intersecting histories and other modernities' held at El Colegio de México, 26-27 June 2000--t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Includes translations from Spanish
Subject History -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Colonies -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Historiography -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Dube, Saurabh.
Banerjee-Dube, Ishita.
LC no. 2006413393
ISBN 8187358238 cased
OTHER TI Nepantla : views from south
Modernidades coloniales