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Teaching Contested Histories

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The narratives prescribed in school textbooks are often limiting and one-sided, especially when it comes to crucial nation-building events (such as Partition). The challenge of going beyond the books and adding depth and nuance to the student’s understanding of history is a daunting task for teachers when faced with time constraints and massive syllabus. What are some of the creative ideas being implemented across the subcontinent to solve this crucial problem?


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