Prasenjit Duara

Dr. Prasenjit Duara

Oscar Tang Professor of East Asian Studies, Duke University.


Some recent publications

  • Duara, P. (2015).

The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian traditions and a sustainable future. Cambridge University Press.

  • Duara, P. (2008).

The Global and Regional in China’s Nation-Formation. Routledge.

  • Duara, P. (2004).

Decolonization: Perspectives from Now and Then. Routledge.

Texts to download

  • Duara, P. (2018).

“Nationalism and development in Asia”. Working Paper, No. 2018/95. The United Nations University World / Institute for Development Economics Research.

  • Duara, P. (2010).

“Asia Redux: Conceptualizing a Region for Our Times”. The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 963–983

  • Duara, P. (2008).

“Historical Consciousness and National Identity”, in K. Louie, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture. Cambridge University Press, pp. 46-67.

  • Duara, P. (2000).

“Local Worlds: The Poetics and Politics of the Native Place in Modern China”. The South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 99, No. 1, pp. 13-45.

  • Duara, P. (1998).
  • Duara, P. (1995).

“Of Authenticity and Woman: Personal Narratives of Middle Class Women in Modern China”. Conference on Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond, 1900-1950. Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley, June 2-4 1995.