Constructing Post-Colonial India

Constructing Post-Colonial India

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An interdisciplinary and engaging book which looks at the nature of Indian society since Independence and unpacks what post-colonialism means to Indian citizens. Using the case study of the Doon School, a famous boarding school for boys, and one of the leading educational institutions in India, the author argues that to be post-colonial in India is to be modern, rational, secular and urban. In placing post-colonialism in this concrete social context, and analysing how it is constructed, the author renders a complex and often rather abstract subject accessible.Renu, F. (1954/1984) Maila Anchal (in Hindi), New Delhi: Rajkamal. Richards, J. (1987) a#39;a€œPassing the love of womena€: manly love and Victorian societya#39;, in J.A. Mangan and J.Walvin (eds) ... physical education and nationalism in nineteenthcentury Bengala#39;, Past and Present 86:121a€“48. Rudolph, S.H. and Rudolph, L.I. (1984) Essays on Rajputana: Reflections on History, Culture, and Administration , Newanbsp;...

Title:Constructing Post-Colonial India
Author: Sanjay Srivastava
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-09-27

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