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Approaches to History: Essays in Indian Historiography

Price : $19.75
ISBN # : 9789380607863
Author : Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
pages: 376
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Primus Books
Published : 2013

History as a social science is arguably more self-reflective than associated disciplines in that family. Other social scientists seem to see little reason to look beyond the paradigm they are developing in the present times. Historians on the other hand, tend to depend on the cumulative process of the development of their craft and the fund of accumulated knowledge. Yet, while this is acknowledged in the practice of research. Historiography in itself as a subject of study has rarely found its place in the syllabi of Indian universities. Knowledge of Historiography is taken for granted when a scholar plunges into research.



Author Bio: Sabyasachi Bhattacharya is Chairman, Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi. Professor Bhattacharya was former Professor of History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Vice-Chancellor, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 14 November, 2013.
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