Subjects of Modernity: Time-Space, Disciplines, Margins

Subjects of Modernity: Time-Space, Disciplines, Margins

“Dube ranges widely and globally – from histories of empires and genealogies of disciplines to recent Dalit artwork from India – to explore and carefully delineate a tension he regards as fundamental to the formation of the modern: the modern subject’s inevitable entanglement with those subject to modernity.

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  • Title: Subjects of Modernity: Time-Space, Disciplines, Margins
  • Author: Saurabh Dube
  • Publisher: African Sun Media
  • Country of Origin: South Africa
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • ISBN: 9781920689995
  • Bib. Info: Paperback; 190pp

“Dube ranges widely and globally – from histories of empires and genealogies of disciplines to recent Dalit artwork from India – to explore and carefully delineate a tension he regards as fundamental to the formation of the modern: the modern subject’s inevitable entanglement with those subject to modernity. A tour de force, this book offers a critical, timely and powerful sequel to postcolonial and subaltern studies.” – Dipesh Chakrabarty, University of Chicago

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