Without a Trace: Sexuality and the Colonial Archive.
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Spivak's Rani of Sirmur Gayatri Spivak believes that, in the late eighteenth century, there was a Mughal Emperor and a 'Pathan King of Delhi' whose proxy was the 'Nazim' of Sirhind. She says so repeatedly- first in a paper dated to 1985 and then in her big book in the Nineties under the Chapter Heading 'History'.
His tory and Theory Studies in the Philosophy of History VOLUME XXIV NUMBER 3 1985 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.
Europa Prima Pars, Terrae in Forma Virginis, 1548. Claudia Landolfi. In modern times, European identity is accepted as the natural supremacy of civilization over barbarism and sauvagerie.The historical extension and application of a model, considered superior, justified the imposition of practices, institutions and customs in places that were autonomous and different, reinforcing the dream of.
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Joseph, Arondekar, and to a lesser degree Stoler build on Gayatri Spivak's now decades-old expression of concern with the archives in an essay from 1985, “The Rani of Sirmur: An Essay in Reading the Archives,” in which she examined a moment in one woman's life, arguing that it was only when the woman became an object of concern for the colonial state that she was able to be recorded in the.