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The Past as Present

Forging Contemporary Identities Through History

The Past as Present( )
Author: Thapar, Romila
ISBN:978-0-85742-644-4
Publication Date:Sep 2019
Publisher:Seagull Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Nations need identities. These are created from perceptions of how societies have evolved. In this, history plays a central role. Insisting on reliable history is therefore crucial to more than just a pedagogic cause. Delicate relationships between the past and present or an exacting understanding of the past, call for careful analyses.   Understanding India's past is of vital importance to the present. Many popularly held views about the past need to be...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.223 Pounds



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