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Comprehensive lists of: Books || Edited Works || Papers || Plays

Selected Publications:

Book cover: The Politics of the Governed

The Politics of the Governed: Considerations on Political Society in Most of the World, Columbia University Press, New York, 2004.

Book cover: A Princely Impostor?

A Princely Impostor? The Strange and Universal History of the Kumar of Bhawal, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2002.

Locating Political Society: Modernity, State Violence and Post-colonial Democracies [in Mandarin Chinese, translated from lectures delivered in English], Taipei, 2001.

Itihaser uttaradhikar [The Legacy of History] (in Bengali), Ananda, Calcutta, 2000.

Partha Chatterjee Omnibus, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1999.

A Possible India: Essays in Political Criticism, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1997

The Present History of West Bengal: Essays in Political Criticism, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1997.

The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1993. Translated into Turkish, Spanish, French and Japanese.

Book cover: The Present History of West Bengal

Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World: A Derivative Discourse? Zed Books; London; Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1986; University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1993. Translated into Turkish and Spanish.

Bengal 1920-1947: The Land Question, K. P. Bagchi, Calcutta, 1984.

(With Asok Sen and Saugata Mukherjee), Three Studies on the Agrarian Structure of Bengal: 1860-1947, Oxford University Press, Calcutta, 1981.

(With S. Kaviraj, S. Dattagupta and S.K. Chaube), The State of Political Theory Research India, Calcutta, 1978.

Arms, Alliances and Stability: The Development of the Structure of International Politics, Macmillan, Delhi; John Wiley, New York, 1975.



Edited Works:
Social Science Research Capacity in South Asia, Social Science Research Council, New York, 2002.

(with Anjan Ghosh) History and the Present, Permanent Black, Delhi, 2002.

Book cover: History and the Present
(with Pradeep Jeganathan) Subaltern Studies XI: Community, Gender and Violence,
Permanent Black, Delhi; Columbia University Press, New York, 2000).

(with Gautam Bhadra) Nimnabarger itihas [The History of the Subaltern Classes], Ananda, Calcutta, 1998.

The Wages of Freedom: Fifty Years of the Indian Nation-State, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1998.

State and Politics in India, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1997.

Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1995.

(With Gyanendra Pandey), Subaltern Studies VII, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1992.



Comprehensive Listing of Works
Book cover: Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World

Books:

1. Arms, Alliances and Stability: The Development of the Structure of International Politics (Delhi: Macmillan; New York: John Wiley, 1975).

2. (With S. Kaviraj, S. Dattagupta and S.K. Chaube), The State of Political Theory (Calcutta: Research India, 1978).

3. (With Asok Sen and Saugata Mukherjee), Three Studies on the Agrarian Structure of Bengal 1860-1947 (Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1981).

4. Bengal 1920-1947: The Land Question (Calcutta: K. P. Bagchi, 1984).

5. Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World: A Derivative Discourse? (London: Zed Books; Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1986; Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993). Translated into Turkish and Spanish.

Book cover: The Partha Chatterjee Omnibus

6. The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993). Translated into Turkish, Spanish, French and Japanese.

7. The Present History of West Bengal: Essays in Political Criticism (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997).

8. A Possible India: Essays in Political Criticism (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997).

9. The Partha Chatterjee Omnibus (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999).

10. Itihaser uttaradhikar [The Legacy of History] (in Bengali) (Calcutta: Ananda, 2000).

11. Locating Political Society: Modernity, State Violence and Post-colonial Democracies
[in Mandarin Chinese, translated from lectures delivered in English] (Taipei, 2001).

12. A Princely Impostor? The Strange and Universal History of the Kumar of Bhawal (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002).

13. The Politics of the Governed: Reflections on Popular Politics in Most of the World (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004).

14. Colonialismo, Modernidade e Politica [in Portuguese, translated from English articles] (Salvador-Bahia: Historias ao Sul, 2004).

15. Praja o tantra [Subjects and System] (in Bengali) (Calcutta: Anustup, 2005).


Edited Books:

1. (With Gyanendra Pandey), Subaltern Studies VII (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1992).

2. Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995).

3. State and Politics in India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997).

Book cover: State and Politics in India

4. The Wages of Freedom: Fifty Years of the Indian Nation-state (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998).

5. (with Gautam Bhadra) Nimnabarger itihas [The History of the Subaltern Classes] (Calcutta: Ananda, 1998).

6. (with Pradeep Jeganathan) Subaltern Studies XI: Community, Gender and Violence (Delhi: Permanent Black; New York: Columbia University Press, 2000).

7. (with Anjan Ghosh) History and the Present (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2002).

8. Social Science Research Capacity in South Asia (New York: Social Science Research Council, 2002)


Papers:

1. 'The Classical Balance of Power Theory', Journal of Peace Research (Oslo), 9, 3 (March 1972).

2. 'On the Rational Choice Theory of Limited Strategic War,' Indian Journal of Political Science (Delhi), 34, 2 (April-June 1973).

3. 'The Equilibrium Theory of Arms Races: Some Extensions,' Journal of Peace Research (Oslo), 11, 3 (March 1974).

4. (With Arup Mallik), 'Bharatiya Ganatantra o Bourgeois Pratikriya' [Indian Democracy and Bourgeois Reaction], Anya Artha (Calcutta), 8 (March-May 1975).

5. 'Bengal: Rise and Growth of a Nationality', Social Scientist (New Delhi), 37 (August 1975).

6. 'The Equilibrium Theory of Arms Races: Reply to the Comments by F. E. Banks', Journal of Peace Research (Oslo), 12, 3 (March 1975).

7. (With Arabinda Biswas and S. K. Chaube), 'The Ethnic Composition of Calcutta,' Geographical Review of India, 38, 2 (June 1976).

8. 'Stability and Change in the Indian Political System,' Political Science Review (Jaipur), March 1977.

9. 'Alliance Stability in Balance of Power Systems: A Note,' American Political Science Review, September 1977.

10. 'From Balance of Power to Imperialism' in Barun De, ed., Perspectives in Social Sciences: Historical Dimensions (Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1977).

11. (With S. K. Chaube and S. Datta Gupta), 'Teaching Political Science: The Debate on New Orientations,' Journal of Higher Education (New Delhi), 2, 1 (1977).

12. 'The Naxalbari Legacy,' Seminar (New Delhi), September 1977.

13. 'The External Policy of the Indian State' in A. Mukhopadhyay, ed., Society and Politics in Contemporary India (Calcutta, 1978).

14. 'Violence, Revolution and Political Theory,' Teaching Politics (Delhi), 1-2 (1978).

15. 'Dhanatantrer Pratisthaparba o Hobbeser Rashtratattva' [The Age of the Rise of Capitalism and the Political Theory of Hobbes], Anya Artha (Calcutta), 12 (June 1978) and 13 (September 1978).

16. 'Thinking About Ideology: In Search of an Analytical Framework' in J. S. Bains and R. B. Jain, eds., Contemporary Political Theory (New Delhi: Radiant, 1980).

17. 'Rashtra o Samyavad' [The State and Communism], Ekshan (Calcutta), October 1980.

18. 'Problems of a Marxist Political Theory: Considerations on Colletti,' Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay), 16, 42-43 (October 1981).

19. 'Bengal Politics and the Muslim Masses', Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics (London), March 1982.

20. 'Agrarian Relations and Communalism in Bengal 1926-1935' in Ranajit Guha, ed., Subaltern Studies I (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1982).

21. 'Spontaneity and Organization in Peasant Movements in Bengal 1920-1947' in W. H. Morris-Jones and James Manor, ed., Political Violence (London: Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 1982).

22. 'Caste and Politics in West Bengal' in Gail Omvedt, ed., Land, Caste and Politics in Indian States (Delhi: Authors Guild, 1982).

23. 'Peasants, Politics and Historiography: A Response', Social Scientist (New Delhi), May 1983.

24. 'Contribution to the Discussion' in Anouar Abdel-Malek and Anisuzzaman, eds., Culture and Thought (London: Macmillan, 1983).

25. 'More on Modes of Power and the Peasantry' in Ranajit Guha, ed., Subaltern Studies II (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1983).

26. 'Marxism and the Peasantry', Seminar (New Delhi), January 1984.

27. 'Bewussteinsformen aufstandischer Bauern', Österreichische Zeitshcrift für Soziologie (Vienna), 9, 4 (1984).

28. 'Gandhi and the Critique of Civil Society' in Ranajit Guha, ed., Subaltern Studies III (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1984) (translated into Spanish and Japanese).

29. 'Modes of Power: Some Clarifications', Social Scientist (New Delhi) February 1985.

30. 'The Fruits of Macaulay's Poison Tree' in Ashok Mitra, ed., The Truth Unites: Essays in Tribute to Samar Sen (Calcutta: Subarnarekha, 1985).

31. 'Transferring a Political Theory: Early Nationalist Thought in India,' Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay), 21, 3 (January 1986).

32. 'The Colonial State and Peasant Resistance in Bengal, 1920-1947,' Past and Present (Oxford), 110 (February 1986).

33. 'Culture and Power in the Thought of Bankimchandra' in Thomas Pantham and Kenneth L. Deutsch. eds., Political Thought in Modern India (New Delhi: Sage, 1986).

34. 'The Analysis of Indian Nationalist Discourse' in Bhikhu Parekh and Thomas Pantham, eds., Political Discourse (New Delhi: Sage, 1986).

35. 'Agrarian Transformation in Bengal: Class Structure and Class Struggle', Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Dhaka), 32, 1 (June 1987).

36. (translation into Bengali of) Section on J. B. Phear in Karl Marx, Ethnological Notebooks, Baromas (Calcutta), Autumn 1987.

37. 'On Gramsci's "Fundamental Mistake",' Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay), June 1988.

38. (With Asok Sen), 'Planning and the Political Process in India: Duality and Differentiation' in Amiya Kumar Bagchi, ed., Economy, Society and Polity: Essays in Honour of Professor Bhabatosh Datta (Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1988).

39. 'Caste and Subaltern Consciousness' in Ranajit Guha, ed., Subaltern Studies VI (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989).

40. 'Colonialism, Nationalism and Colonialized Women: The Contest in India,' American Ethnologist, Summer 1989.

41. 'For an Indian History of Peasant Struggle', Social Scientist (New Delhi), August 1989.

42. 'Re-presenting Colonialism,' Journal of Arts and Ideas (New Delhi), September 1989.

43. 'The Nationalist Resolution of the Women's Question' in Kumkum Sangari and Sudesh Vaid, eds., Recasting Women (New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1989).

44. 'A Response to Taylor's Modes of Civil Society', Public Culture (Chicago), 3, 1 (Fall 1990).

45. 'Political Culture in Calcutta' in Sukanta Chaudhuri, ed., Calcutta: The Living City, vol. 2 (Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1990).

46. 'Itihaser uttaradhikar' [The Legacy of History], Baromas (Calcutta), April 1991.

47. 'Whose Imagined Community?' Millennium (London), 20, 3 (Winter 1991).

48. 'History and the Nationalization of Hinduism,' Social Research (New York), 59, 1 (Spring 1992); reprinted in Vasudha Dalmia and Heinrich von Stietencron, eds., Representing Hinduism: The Construction of Religious Traditions and National Identity (New Delhi: Sage, 1995).

49. 'A Religion of Urban Domesticity: Sri Ramakrishna and the Calcutta Middle Class' in Partha Chatterjee and Gyanendra Pandey, eds., Subaltern Studies VII (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1992).

50. 'Their Own Words: An Essay for Edward Said' in Michael Sprinker, ed., Edward Said: A Critical Reader (Oxford: Blackwell, 1992).

51. 'The Need to Dissemble', Public Culture (Chicago), 6, 1 (Fall 1993).

52. 'Claims on the Past: The Emergence of Nationalist Historiography in Nineteenth-Century Bengal' in David Arnold and David Hardiman, eds., Subaltern Studies VIII (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1994).

53. 'Development Planning and the Indian State' in T. J. Byres, ed., The State and Development Planning in India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1994).

54. 'Was There a Hegemonic Project of the Colonial State?' in Shula Marks and Dagmar Engels, eds., Contesting Colonial Hegemony: State and Society in Asia and Africa (London: British Academic Press, 1994).

55. 'Secularism and Toleration', Economic and Political Weekly (Bombay), June 1994.

56. 'Amader adhunikata' [Our Modernity], Srijnan Halder Memorial Lecture, 1994 (also published in Yogasutra, Autumn 1994) (translated into English, Russian, French, Spanish and Portuguese).

57. 'The Disciplines in Colonial Bengal' in Partha Chatterjee, ed., Texts of Power: Emerging Disciplines in Colonial Bengal (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995).

58. 'A Science of Politics for the Colonized' in Partha Chatterjee, ed., Texts of Power (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995).

59. 'Religious Minorities and the Secular State,' Public Culture (Chicago), Fall 1995.

60. ‘Alternative Histories, Alternative Nations: Nationalism and Modern Historiography in Bengal’ in Peter Schmidt and Tom Patterson, eds., Making Alternative Histories: The Practice of Archaeology and History in Non-Western Settings (Santa Fe: School of American Research, 1996).

61. 'Talking About Our Modernity in Two Languages,' Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2, 2 (1996).

62. 'Beyond the Nation? Or Within?' Economic and Political Weekly, January 4-11, 1997; Social Text, 56 (Fall 1998), pp. 57-69.

63. ‘A Political History of Independent India’ in Partha Chatterjee, ed., State and Politics in India (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997).

64. ‘Community in the East’, Economic and Political Weekly, 33, 6 (February 7, 1998).

65. ‘Civil Society and the Forms of Governmental Power: Extensions to Mamdani’s Arguments’, Political Power and Social Theory, 12 (1998), pp. 253-258.

66. ‘How We Loved the Bomb and Later Rued It’, Economic and Political Weekly, 33, 24 (June 13, 1998).

67. ‘L’État et la communauté en Orient’, Critique Internationale (Paris), 2 (Winter 1999), pp. 1437-41.

68. ‘On Religious and Linguistic Nationalism: The Second Partition of Bengal’ in Peter van der Veer and Hartmut Lehmann, eds., Nationalism and Religion: Perspectives on Europe and Asia (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), pp. 112-128.

69. ‘Five Hundred Years of Fear and Love’, Economic and Political Weekly, 33, 22 (May 30, 1998), pp. 1330-36.

70. ‘Modernity, Democracy and a Political Negotiation of Death’, South Asia Research, 19 (1999), 1, pp. 103-119.

71. ‘Two Poets and Death: On Civil Society in the Non-Christian World’ in Timothy Mitchell, ed., Questions of Modernity (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000).

72. ‘Anderson’s Utopia’, Diacritics, 29, 4 (Winter 2000), pp. 128-34.

73. ‘Democracy and the Violence of the State’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 2 (2000), 1, pp. 7-21.

74. ‘On Civil and Political Society in Post-colonial Democracies’ in Sudipta Kaviraj and Sunil Khilnani, eds., Civil Society: History and Possibilities (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 165-178.

75. ‘The Nation in Heterogenous Time’, Indian Economic and Social History Review, 36, 4 (October-December 2001), pp. 399-418.

76. ‘Mahasantir pare bisva’ [The World After the Great Peace], Bangadarsan, 3 (November 2001), pp. 55-74.

77. ‘Nationalism’ in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (London: Elsevier, 2001).

78. ‘Subaltern History’ in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (London: Elsevier, 2001).

79. ‘The Institutional Context of Social Science Research in India’, Economic and Political Weekly, August 22, 2002.

80. ‘The Modern Social Sciences in India’ in Theodore Porter and Dorothy Ross, eds., Cambridge History of Science, vol. 7, The Modern Social Sciences (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

81. ‘The Sacred Circulation of National Images’ in Maria Antonella Pelizzari, ed., Traces of India: Photography, Architecture, and the Politics of Representation, 1850-1900 (Montreal: Canadian Center of Architecture, 2003).

82. ‘Are Indian Cities Becoming Bourgeois At Last?’ in Indira Chandrasekhar and Peter Seel, eds., body.city: Siting Contemporary Culture in India (New Delhi: Tulika, 2003).

83. ‘Rabindrik neshan ki?’ [What is Tagore’s Nation?], Baromas, 25 (2003), pp. 1-23.

84. ‘Empire After Globalisation’, Economic and Political Weekly, 39, 37 (September 11, 2004), pp. 4155-64.

85. ‘Rabindrik neshan prasange aro du-char katha’ [More on Tagore’s Nation], Baromas, 26 (2004).

86. ‘Empire and Nation Revisited: Fifty Years After Bandung’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 7 (2005).

87. ‘B. R. Ambedkar and the Troubled Times of Citizenship’ in V. R. Mehta and Thomas Pantham, eds., Political Ideas in Modern India: Thematic Explorations (New Delhi: Sage, 2005), pp. 73-90.

88. ‘Fasting for Bin Laden: Problems of Secularization in India’ in David Scott and Charles Hirschkind, Problems of the Secular Modern: Talal Asad and His Interlocutors (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006).

89. ‘India’s History from Below’, Le Monde Diplomatique, March 2006.



Published plays (in Bengali, all produced on stage):

Kono Ekdin (1983)

Ramnidhi (1986)

Svapnalabdha (1989)

Kacher Putul (1990)

Ajker Hajabarala (1995)

Shatabdir Shesh (1999)

Chokher Bali (2005)



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