Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal

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Bengal was the first "modern" province in India - the first, that is, to undergo a forced encounter with Western modernity. Beginning with this premise, the writers in Texts of Power consider what the case of Bengal says about the workings of Western modernity in a colonial setting. A truly interdisciplinary effort, this collection probes questions of pedagogy, nationalism, and gender. Among the subjects explored are colonialist and nationalist surveillance of Bengali literature; the disposition of the nation's art; the ...

Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal 1995, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816626878

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Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal 1995, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816626861

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