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Biological Weapons

devoted to placing nationalism "as a problem in the history of ideas" (chapter 1). He also provides the reader with an elaboration of his general theoretical position (chapter 2). The individual chapters on Bankim, Gandhi and Nehru (chapters 3, 4 and 5) will surely rank among the best discussions of these three nationalist thinkers. What appeals to me most is Chatterjee's intellectual courage in holding up to nationalist thought a mirror that exposes what it secretly owes to Orientalism. Also admirable is the way Chatterjee's discussion fans out to be a critique of something much larger than simply nationalist thought-

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