The Contested Terrain: Perspectives on Education in India
This collection of essays aims at providing a comparative and historical perspective on education in modern India. The essays have been organised in thematic clusters. Such as, the role of the nationalist paradigm and its variants in the educational discourse of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the inequalities in the distribution of educational opportunities and the diversities within the nationalist fold, etc.
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Education of the Labouring Poor in 19th
National Education in Bengal 19051912
Education and the National Movement
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