This article was written shortly after the death of Benedict Anderson. It contextualizes
Anderson’s contribution to studies of nationalism and the Global South, particularly Asia. It then revisits some of the key debates of Anderson’s scholarship and its particular significance and importance to the study of South Asia.
- Loughborough University London
Published inTheory, Culture and Society
CitationDASGUPTA, R.K., 2016. Remembering Benedict Anderson and his influence on South Asian studies. Theory, Culture and Society, 33 (7-8), pp. 334-338.
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NotesThis paper was accepted for publication in the journal Theory, Culture and Society and the definitive published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263276416662131. It was originally published at: http://www.theoryculturesociety.org/rohit-k-dasgupta-on-benedict-anderson-and-his-influence-on-south-asian-studies/.