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A Textbook Example: How English schools shape views of Hindi Literature

By |2018-09-06T21:54:08+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , |

Shonali Jindal investigates whether a fundamental difference exists in the treatment of Hindi and English Literature in English-medium textbooks in contemporary India.

Making the child ‘sharīf’ in Urdu textbooks – Muslim, yet not Islamic

By |2018-04-03T18:06:07+01:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Interventions, North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Sumaira Nawaz reflects on Urdu educational texts in colonial North India and how they informed new sensibilities and identities across religious divides