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Interview
2021

Abhijit Gupta is a Professor of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He co-edited the following four volumes that helped define book history as a field in India: Print Areas (2004), Moveable Types (2008), New Word Order (2011), and Founts of Knowledge (2015). He was an associate editor for South Asia for the Oxford Companion to the Book (2010). This is the se...

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Event
15-11-2021

Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, invites you to the launch of Schoolbooks Archive, a free, open-access online portal for schoolbooks and related documents that have been developed and used in India and the subcontinent over the last two hundred years, in different languages and on different subjects.

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Video
2022

Introducing the exciting world of schoolbooks from over two centuries, which have helped children to learn and inspired teachers to teach. Schoolbooks Archive brings together teaching and learning material used in Indian schools and in countries in South Asia. This repository is an open-access interactive digital platform. An excellent resource for teachers and tea...

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Interview
Middle
2021

Dr T V Venkateswaran is a senior scientist at Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. He has written about, in a series of essays, science textbooks for schools, and popular science books published in Tamil in the nineteenth-century Madras Presidency. This is the first in a series of interviews on the development, p...

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Dialogue
30-09-2021

Senthil Babu is a historian of mathematics in the Department of Social Sciences, French Institute of Pondicherry. He completed his doctoral research at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and his book, Mathematics, and Society: Numbers and Measures in Early Modern South India will be published by the Oxford University Press this year. He...

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Interview
2021

C N Subramaniam studied history at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, obtaining his M Phil degree with a dissertation on the history of agriculture in medieval South India. He taught history at Delhi University for a short while, before joining Eklavya, Bhopal, in 1984, where he was also the Director. He has written widely on several aspects of school educatio...

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