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Dipesh Chakrabarty, Homi K. Bhabha, Sheldon Pollock, Carol A. Breckenridge
Series: a Public Culture Book
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As the final installment of "Public Culture'"s Millennial Quartet,
"Cosmopolitanism" assesses the pasts and possible futures of
cosmopolitanism--or ways of thinking, feeling, and acting beyond
one's particular society. With contributions from distinguished
scholars in disciplines such as literary studies, art history,
South Asian studies, and anthropology, this volume recenters the
history and theory of translocal political aspirations and cultural
ideas from the usual Western vantage point to areas outside Europe,
such as South Asia, China, and Africa.
By examining new archives, proposing new theoretical formulations,
and suggesting new possibilities of political practice, the
contributors critically probe the concept of cosmopolitanism. On
the one hand, cosmopolitanism may be taken to promise a form of
supraregional political solidarity, but on the other, these essays
argue, it may erode precisely those intimate cultural differences
that derive their meaning from particular places and traditions.
Given that most cosmopolitan political formations--from the Roman
empire and European imperialism to contemporary globalization--have
been coercive and unequal, can there be a noncoercive and
egalitarian cosmopolitan politics? Finally, the volume asks whether
cosmopolitanism can promise any universalism that is not the
unwarranted generalization of some Western particular.
"Contributors. "Ackbar Abbas, Arjun Appadurai, Homi K. Bhabha, T.
K. Biaya, Carol A. Breckenridge, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ousame Ndiaye
Dago, Mamadou Diouf, Wu Hung, Walter D. Mignolo, Sheldon Pollock,
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