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Constructing Post-Colonial India: National Character and the Doon School

Constructing Post-Colonial India: National Character and the Doon School (Hardback)

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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.

EducationEducation TheorySchoolsHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsColonialism & imperialismHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsNational liberation & independence, post-colonialismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/10/1998 ISBN-13: 9780415178556  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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