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Subject lessons : the Western education of colonial India

Author: Sanjay Seth
Publisher: Durham : Duke Univ. Press, 2007.
Series: Politics, history, and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in 1835, British colonizers sought to promote modern, western knowledge in India, primarily through schools. Delving into a large archive of popular writings, and drawing on history,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjay Seth
ISBN: 9780822340867 0822340860 9780822341055 0822341050
OCLC Number: 238493492
Description: x, 264 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgments ixIntroduction 1Part 1: Subject to Pedagogy 1. Changing the Subject: Western Knowledge and the Question of Difference 172. Diagnosing Moral Crisis: Western Knowledge and Its Indian Object 473. Which Past? Whose History? 79Part II: Modern Knowledge, Modern Nation 4. Governmentality and Identity: Constituting the "Backward but Proud Muslim" 1095. Gender and the Nation: Debating Female Education 1296. Vernacular Modernity: The Nationalist Imagination 159Epilogue: Knowing Modernity, Being Modern 183Notes 197Bibliography 235Index 259
Series Title: Politics, history, and culture
Responsibility: Sanjay Seth.
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