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Dominance without Hegemony

History and Power in Colonial India

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674214835

Publication Date: 01/15/1998


268 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 1 table

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Over the years, the result of this endeavor has been the production of an eclectic brand of ideological theories, an incisive critique of the existing Indian historiography, and a renewed theoretical fervor, as this book itself epitomizes, for retrieving the history of the ‘subaltern’ past—their revolutionary political moments and cultural class consciousness.—Amalendu K. Chakraborty, Journal of World History

Aside from its obvious relevance to Indian history, Guha’s book is a brilliant example of revolutionary historical method, new perspectives on nationalist history, and theoretical inventiveness in the procedures of historical research.—Edward W. Said

Ranajit Guha is, arguably, the most creative Indian historian of this century. His works have deeply influenced not only the writing of subcontinental history, but also historical investigations elsewhere, as well as cultural studies, literary theories, and social analyses across the world.—Amartya Sen

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