Film, Video Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past
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- Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past
- Nineteenth-century European orientalists and philologists considered the Rajatarangini--a 12-century Sanskrit historical narrative from Kashmir--as the only Indian text to which the status of "history" could be accorded. Chitralekha Zutshi analyzes several late-19th and early 20th-century translations of this text by both Europeans and Indians to illustrate the mediated nature of the process of colonial and nationalist production of knowledge about India's past--indeed of the idea of history itsef--in British India.
- Library of Congress
- John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2008-07-10.
- - Biography, History
- - Religion
- - Culture, Folklife
- - Literature
- - Classification: Language and Literature.
- - Classification: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion.
- - Chitralekha Zutshi.
- - Recorded on 2008-07-10.
- - Researchers.
- 1 online resource
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-10, 2008. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687984/.
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Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2008) Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-10. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687984/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. Translating "History": Rajatarangini and the Making of India's Past. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-10, 2008. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687984/>.