Colonial Indology: sociopolitics of the ancient Indian past

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Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., Jun 1, 1997 - History - 257 pages
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This Book Explores Some Underlying Theoretical Promises Of The Western Study Of Ancient India. These Promises Developed In Response To The Colonial Need To Manipulate The Indian`S Perception Of Their Past. The Book Underlines The Total Inadequacy Of Ancient Indian Geographical Order, And Argues That This Goal Is Unlikely To Be Achieved By Combining Our Historical Texts With Social Science Theories.

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THE INTERPLAY OF RACE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
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The Ahistorical World of Ancient Indian Texts 252
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an Indian Perspective
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