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The Politics of Gender, Community, and Modernity: Essays on Education in India

  title={The Politics of Gender, Community, and Modernity: Essays on Education in India},
  author={Nita N. Kumar},
PREFACE INTRODUCTION SECTION I: A NEW HISTORIOGRAPHY FOR SOUTH ASIA 1. Provincialism in Modern India: The Multiple Narratives of Education and Their Pain 2. History and the Nation: The Learning of History in Calcutta and Banaras 3. The Family-School Relationship and an Alternative History of the Nineteenth-century Family 4. History at the Madrasas SECTION II: MODERNITIES, COMMUNITIES, AND GENDERS 5. Languages, Families, and the Plural Learning of the Nineteenth-century Intelligentsia 6. Mothers… 
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