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Rewriting history: the ongoing controversy over textbooks in India

Leidig, Eviane (2016) Rewriting history: the ongoing controversy over textbooks in India. South Asia @ LSE (01 Jun 2016). Website.

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Last month saw yet another controversy over censored history textbooks, as schoolbooks in Rajasthan were reported to have omitted India’s first Prime Minister (among others). Eviane Leidig discusses the background to the latest incident and argues that it is reflective of the current government’s pro-Hindutva agenda that is becoming increasingly visible in the international spotlight.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LT Textbooks
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 10:28
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:39

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