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Schooling passions : nation, history, and language in contemporary western India / Veronique Benei.

By: Benei, Veronique.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: LC94.I4 B46 2008Publication: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2008Description: xix, 346 p. : ill., map.ISBN: 9780804759052 (alk. paper); 0804759057 (alk. paper); 9780804759069 (pbk. ; alk. paper); 0804759065 (pbk. ; alk. paper).Subject(s): Nationalism and education -- India | Citizenship -- Study and teaching -- India
Contents:
Introduction: sensitive subjects: producing the nation at school in western India -- Singing the nation into existence: devotion, patriotism, secularism -- Producing "good citizens": languages, bodies, emotions -- Producing Mother-India at school: passions of intimacy and national love -- Historiography, masculinity, locality: passions of regional belonging -- From becoming to being Muslim: Urdu education, affects of belonging, and the Indian nation -- Constructing new citizens in military schools: gender, hybridity, and modernity in Maharashtra.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-330) and index.

Introduction: sensitive subjects: producing the nation at school in western India -- Singing the nation into existence: devotion, patriotism, secularism -- Producing "good citizens": languages, bodies, emotions -- Producing Mother-India at school: passions of intimacy and national love -- Historiography, masculinity, locality: passions of regional belonging -- From becoming to being Muslim: Urdu education, affects of belonging, and the Indian nation -- Constructing new citizens in military schools: gender, hybridity, and modernity in Maharashtra.

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