Modernity's Classics

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ISBN: 978-3-642-33070-4 (Print) 978-3-642-33071-1 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-19

    Introduction

  3. Anchoring Modernity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-54

      The Making of New Delhi

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      Pages 55-76

      Classics in the Garden: Suppers in an Earthly Paradise

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      Pages 77-99

      A Classic Paving the Way to Modernity: The Ritual of Zhou in the Chinese Reform Debate Since the Taiping Civil War

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      Pages 101-120

      Modernity’s Islamicist: Sayyid Qutb’s Theocentric Reconstruction of Sovereignty

  4. Repositioning Texts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-141

      Classical Scholarship and Arab Modernity

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      Pages 143-163

      The Septuagint as a Jewish Classic

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      Pages 165-186

      Phenomenon and Reference: Revisiting Parmenides, Empedocles, and the Problem of Rationalization

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      Pages 187-208

      Towards an Anthropology of Reading

  5. Reconstructing Pastness

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-230

      The Ruins of the Others: History and Modernity in Iran

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      Pages 231-260

      Making New Classics: The Archaeology of Luo Zhenyu and Victor Segalen

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      Pages 261-292

      Homer, Skepticism, and the History of Philology

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      Pages 293-313

      Naked Presence and Disciplinary Wording

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      Pages 315-329

      Middling Ages and Living Relics as Objects to Think with: Two Figures of the Historical Imagination

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 331-346