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Modernities in Asian perspective

Modernities in Asian perspective

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Published by Setu Prakashani in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Kausik Bandyopadhyay
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24854638M
LC Control Number2011323042

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Kausik Bandyopadhyay is Reader in History at West Bengal State University, Barasat, West Bengal. A former Fellow of the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata. His areas of research interest include the social history of modern India, history of sport and popular culture, and contemporary South Asia.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references. Contents. Contents: Arif Dirlik: Asian Modernities in the Perspective of Global Modernity - Mark Elvin: Modernity in China in Historical Perspective - Ricardo K.

S. Mak: The Idea of Modernity in World History Studies in Contemporary China - Ping-hui Liao: Civility and Self-Reflexivity: Three Texts on Women and Chinese Modernity - Man-kong Wong.In Lost Modernities Alexander Woodside offers a probing revisionist overview of the bureaucratic politics of preindustrial China, Vietnam, and Korea.

He focuses on the political and administrative theory of the three mandarinates and their long experimentation with governments recruited in part through meritocratic civil service examinations remarkable for their transparen/5.Islamic Modernities in Southeast Asia how Islamic modernities are being negotiated and constructed through popular and visual culture from a trans-regional perspective.

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