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Coda: Queer and Universal

Madhavi Menon

in Indifference to Difference: On Queer Universalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695904
eISBN:
9781452953656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695904.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Universalism is the political thing that makes particulars fail to cohere; universalism as the idea that spurs longing across borders; universalism as the notion that allows intellectual ferment: ... More


Partition and the Death Train

Marian Aguiar

in Tracking Modernity: India's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665600
eISBN:
9781452946429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665600.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the historical moment of India’s Partition, when inherent tensions within the concept of modernity were cast in relief. As India came into independence, the Partition in 1947 ... More


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