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By Vivek Chibber

A provocative highbrow attack at the Subalternists' foundational work.

Postcolonial conception has turn into tremendously influential as a framework for knowing the worldwide South. it's also a college of proposal renowned as a result of its rejection of the supposedly universalizing different types of the Enlightenment. during this devastating critique, fixed on behalf of the unconventional Enlightenment culture, Vivek Chibber deals the main entire reaction but to postcolonial thought. concentrating on the highly renowned Subaltern reviews undertaking, Chibber exhibits that its foundational arguments are in keeping with a chain of analytical and old misapprehensions. He demonstrates that it really is attainable to verify a universalizing concept with out succumbing to Eurocentrism or reductionism. Postcolonial thought and the threat of Capital provides to be a historic milestone in modern social theory.

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