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The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity


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Title: The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity
Authors: Andersson, Kerstin B
E-mail: tinni.andersson@telia.com
Issue Date: 10-Jan-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Social Anthropology ; Institutionen för globala studier, socialantropologi
Date of Defence: 2012-02-02
Disputation: Torsdagen den 2 februari, kl. 13.00, sal 420, Annedalsseminariet, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Kolkata, West Bengal, Intellectuals, Elite groups, Intellectual discourse, Postcolonialism, Relativism, Subaltern Studies, Methodology, Anthropology, Social Change, Development, Media
Kolkata, Västbengalen, intellektuella, elitgrupper, intellektuell diskurs, postkolonialism, relativism, subaltern studies, metod, antropologi, social förändring, utveckling, media
Abstract: The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. The discussion is elaborated through the Kolkata intellectuals and Bengali Modernity. The Kolkata intellectuals are vehicles of change, transmitters of ideas and they h... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8410-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/27879
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för globala studier
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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