Subaltern Studies have appeared, in the last years, as a new perspective to understand the history of peripheral societies from a non-Eurocentric point of view. In this article, I discuss their leading figure’s work on the concepts of the political and consciousness. By comparing his situation to that of Trotsky, I analyze his attempt to eliminate a unitary philosophy of history and arrive to the conclusion that Guha is unsuccessful in producing a real shift of paradigm.
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 2 May 2014|