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Revolt of 1857

How do we come to know history? By the word “know” what I mean to impress is how a complete system of knowledge is generated, refined as well as circulated. I use a particular event: that of the events of 1857, well known to us to show how history is generated as a discipline and how it gets circulated among various interest groups. To begin with: students of history – correction, school students of history [...]