Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital

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Today people all over the globe invoke the concept of culture to make sense of their world, their social interactions, and themselves. But how did the culture concept become so ubiquitous? In this ambitious study, Andrew Sartori closely examines the history of political and intellectual life in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Bengal to show how the concept can take on a life of its own in different contexts. Sartori weaves the narrative of Bengal s embrace of culturalism into a worldwide history of the concept, from its ...

Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226734941

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Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226734934

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