Rethinking Modernity: Postcolonialism and the Sociological Imagination. By Gurminder K. Bhambra. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Gurminder Bhambra’s award winning book, Rethink Modernity: Postcolonialism and the Sociological Imagination, proves itself fully worthy of such distinction. From the perspective of postcolonial theory, the book takes issue with the ‘facts’ of European modernity and the scholarly understanding of the European ‘ownership’ of modernity as an originary project.