Dr. Prasenjit Duara
Some recent publications
The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian traditions and a sustainable future. Cambridge University Press.
The Global and Regional in China’s Nation-Formation. Routledge.
Decolonization: Perspectives from Now and Then. Routledge.
Texts to download
“Nationalism and development in Asia”. Working Paper, No. 2018/95. The United Nations University World / Institute for Development Economics Research.
“Asia Redux: Conceptualizing a Region for Our Times”. The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 963–983
“Historical Consciousness and National Identity”, in K. Louie, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture. Cambridge University Press, pp. 46-67.
“Local Worlds: The Poetics and Politics of the Native Place in Modern China”. The South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 99, No. 1, pp. 13-45.
“The Regime of Authenticity: Timelessness, Gender, and National History in Modern China”. History and Theory, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 287-308.
“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.