Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Institutions in Colonial India

Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Institutions in Colonial India

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This volume seeks to radically revise the Saidian analytical framework which dominated research on the subject of colonial knowledge for almost two decades and which emphasized colonial knowledge as a series of representations of colonial hegemony. It seeks to contribute substantially to research in the field by analyzing knowledge in colonial India as a dynamic process, produced in historically specific, and changing, social and intellectual contexts, and as an essentially unstable, fractured and contingent set of ideas and practices, produced in unpredictable and often self-contradictory ways for different audiences. It also focuses on the very important and neglected questions of indigenous agency in producing knowledge in colonial India and the related problem of knowledge dissemination and transmission.Jaunpur was ceded to the Company along with the entire estate of the Raja of Banaras in 1775 from Awadha#39;s nominal control.Jaunpur ... of the Raja. See Imperial Gazetteer of India, Provincial Series: United Provinces ofAgra and Oudh, vol. 2 (Calcutta: Superintendent of ... BL, IOR, Home Miscellaneous, H/Misc/775, Jaunpur district report of 1815, R. O. Wynne to C. M. Ricketts, dated 15 Aug 1815, p.

Title:Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Institutions in Colonial India
Author:Indra Sengupta, Daud Ali
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-05-10


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