Publisher description for Lessons from schools : the history of education in Banaras / Nita Kumar.


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This book focuses on the educational history of Banaras from 1840 to 1940. It defines the concepts of learning and education and provides a detailed picture of the social history of Banaras. The authors then describe how the various systems of education underwent changes and upheavals.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Education -- India -- Vċarċanasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- History.
Education -- Social aspects -- India -- Vċarċanasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- History.