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Bengal in global concept history

Andrew Sartori

Bengal in global concept history

culturalism in the age of capital

by Andrew Sartori

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Culture -- Economic aspects -- India -- Bengal,
  • Bengal (India) -- Civilization,
  • Bengal (India) -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Sartori.
    SeriesChicago studies in practices of meaning
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS485.B44 S345 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16811941M
    ISBN 100226734935, 0226734943
    ISBN 109780226734934, 9780226734941
    LC Control Number2007041822

    An independent Bengal Sultanate was formed in and ruled the region for two centuries, during which a distinct form of Islam based on Sufism and the Bengali language emerged and the region was known as a major trading nation in the world. Tomlinson, B. In the late 16th and early 17th centuries, Isa Khana Muslim Rajput chief, who led the Baro Bhuiyans twelve landlordsdominated the Bengal delta. A relationship with Ming China flourished under the sultanate.

    Links Awards Where do ideas fit into historical accounts that take an expansive, global view of human movements and events? Try AbeBooks Description Today people all over the globe invoke the concept of culture to make sense of their world, their social interactions, and themselves. Written by a diverse and international group of contributors, chapters address topics ranging from the socialist scramble for Africa, to the Naxalite movement in West Bengal, the Troubles in Northern Ireland, global media coverage of Israel, Cold War politics in Hong Kong cinema, sexual revolution in France, and cultural imperialism in Latin America. But how did the culture concept become so ubiquitous? Elsewhere, Ray, who is Professor in the Department of Commerce at the University of North Bengal, has also written on the jute industry? The result is a milestone, a collection of the first importance for global historians and intellectual historians alike.

    The advancement of civilisation in Bengal dates back four millennia. Frederick Cooper Geographically and chronologically broad, this volume scrutinizes the concept of "the sixties" as defined in both Western and non-Western contexts. In particular I am interested in tracing how the specific geography of the colony, its rivers, seas, swamps, deltas and seasons, which were different from the temperate climate of Europe, shaped the legal and economic technologies during the period of European expansion and came to occupy the position of universal knowledge and science.


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Bengal in global concept history book

Most of the substantive material has been published before.? The topic of the enforced deindustrialization of Asia as a consequence of the rise of industrializing Europe at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth century is an ancient staple of global economic history.?

With the rise of Gopala in AD, Bengal was united once more under the Buddhist Pala Empire until the 12th century then being succeeded by the Hindu Chandra dynastySena dynasty and deva dynasty. The Global s explores the contest between convention and counter-culture that shaped this iconic decade, emphasizing that while the sixties are well-known for liberation, activism, and protest against the establishment, traditional hierarchies and social norms remained remarkably entrenched.

You must be logged into Bookshare to access this title. Salt, indigo and ship-building did suffer declines as the colonial state made political choices between metropolitan and local elites, but untilat least, industrial Bengal remained buoyant under British rule.?

The advancement of civilisation in Bengal dates back four millennia.

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Net by B. Encouraged by the example of student movements throughout the world coming out of the s, Bengali students demonstrated and provoked a violent crackdown by Pakistan's military which attempted to maintain control. In the 4th century BCE, during the reign of the Nanda Empirethe powerful Gangaridai rulers of sent their forces with the war elephants which led the withdrawal of Alexander the Great from the Indian subcontinent.

However, bringing attention to the interregional social milieus and transnational conversations that sustained the pro-Pakistan and Marxist movements in Bengal would have enriched the latter sections of the book.

New York: Routledge, A crucial guide, this collection sets conceptual coordinates for readers eager to map an emerging area of study.

Following Delhi Sultanate 's reign, the Bengal Sultanatea major trading nation in the world, [4] was founded by Shamsuddin Ilyas Shahand ruled by the Ilyas Shahi dynastysucceeded by the Hussain Shahi dynasty founded by Alauddin Husain Shahwhich saw the extension of the sultanate all the way to the port of Chittagongwitnessing the arrival of the earliest Portuguese merchants.

Bengal in Global Concept History : Culturalism in the Age of Capital

They discuss how intellectuals and ideas fit within current conceptions of global frames and processes of globalization and proto-globalization, and they distinguish between ideas of the global and those of the transnational, identifying what each contributes to intellectual history.

The Academic Association, established in under the guidance of Derozio, arranged discussions on subjects such as: Free will, free ordination, fate, faith, the sacredness of truth, the high duty of cultivating virtue, and the meanness of vice, the nobility of patriotism, the attributes of God, and the arguments for and against the existence of the deity as these have been set forth in Hume on one side, and ReidDugald Stewart and Brosn on the other, the hollowness of idolatry and the shames of priesthood.

The kingdoms of Bengal continued to exist as tributary states before succumbing to the Guptas. A relationship with Ming China flourished under the sultanate. David HareCol.

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This is especially true for stories of the interaction between Britain and India as colonial rule was being established after ?

As a province of the Mauryan Empiremuch of Bengal was part of it except for the far eastern Bengali kingdoms which maintained friendly relationships with Ashoka.Jul 01,  · About the Author.

Andrew Sartori is Associate Professor of History at NYU, author of Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital (), and coeditor (with Samuel Moyn) of Global Intellectual History (). Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood book series (PSHC) Abstract. In Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Sen S.

() Health, Race and Family in Colonial Bengal. In: Robinson S., Sleight S. (eds) Children, Childhood and Youth in the British WorldAuthor: Satadru Sen. The book Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital (Chicago Studies in Practices of Meaning) by Sartori, Andrew () Paperback is much recommended to you to see.

You can also get the e-book from official web site, so you can quickly to read the book. Feb 01,  · Andrew Sartori's book is a study of the rise to importance of the concept of culture and the multiple ways in which it was discursively employed in nineteenth and twentieth-century Bengal.

Culturalism was by no means confined to Bengal, but in the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries it “achieved the status of a truly global Author: Sanjay Seth. Books in History: Asian History published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press.

Book Reviews: Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital by Andrew Sartori Article in American Anthropologist (3) · September with 12 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Rachel Sturman.