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Author Bhattacharya, Sabyasachi, 1938-

Title Talking back : the idea of civilization in the India nationalist discourse / Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (182 pages)
Summary This title highlights how the idea of civilisation formed one of the strong elements of the Indian nationalist discourse. It shows how, around the turn of 20th century, Indians began to 'talk back' and question the colonial assumptions in imagining and narrating India's past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Nationalism and education -- India -- History -- 20th century.
India -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199080816 ebook