By Sengupta Indra Ali Daud
The essays during this quantity take in colonial wisdom as an analytical classification in South Asian historical past. They give a contribution to long-standing debates round business enterprise and tool, in addition to more moderen issues—like the coherence of information structures, structure and materiality, and the dissemination and reception of knowledge—through particular empirical and textual paintings. They exhibit that traditionally located analyses give you the such a lot nuanced solutions to such questions. Taken jointly, they exhibit that no unmarried concept of colonial wisdom is feasible and that wisdom had varied makes use of and receptions in South Asia’s colonial previous, simply because it maintains to have this day.
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