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Historiography: Past and Present

Kirit K. Shah (Editor) Meherjyoti Sangle (Editor)
Synopsis Among the social sciences, history is the only discipline dating back to the very dawn of civilization, maintaining its unbroken hold on human mind. Of late, however, it is passing through an existential crisis being confronted with powerful projection of the past in electronic media and intense attacks mounted by the postmodernists rejecting its claim to authenticity and objectivity. It is time professional historians should do some self-introspection so as to evolve required responses by sensitizing the student and teacher community in India to the makeover of history from its unidimensional “grand narrative” character to a multi-dimensional metanarrative perspective on the past. The eternal and irreconcilable dichotomy between the past in the absolute and its relative character in representations done down the ages constitutes the fundamental and fascinating theme uniting this anthology of articles. The contributions by their very purpose and nature are freelance essays from competent scholars commissioned especially to concretize the nebulous nature of each model by clear and concise presentation so as to be of equal interest to the students, teachers as well as general readers.
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About the authors

Kirit K. Shah

An upcoming author but a seasoned scholar, Dr. Kirit K. Shah (born Nov. 24, 1945) had a brilliant educational career crowned by a First-class-First M.A., in History and another First-class-Third in Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology. After putting in more than a decade of teaching in Madhya Pradesh Educational Service (Collegiate Branch) and completing his Doctorate in 1978, he joined the Department of History, Punjab University, Chandigarh. Currently Reader and Head of the Post Graduate Department of History, S.N.D.T. Women's University, Bombay, he has about a dozen published research papers to his credit in provincial and national journals. A life-member of Indian History Convress and a member of the Madhya Pradesh Itihasa Parishad, the Punjab History Conference, and the Epigraphical Society of India, Dr. Shah holds a degree in Law as well as in Literature.

Meherjyoti Sangle

Meherjyoti Sangle is faculty member at the University Department of History, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai. She did her graduation in Microbiology and Biomedical Technology before obtaining Master's degree in History. Owing to her original interest in medical sciences, she opted for History of Health and Medicine as the field of her doctoral research.

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Bibliographic information

Title Historiography: Past and Present
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Rawat Publications
Language: English
isbn 8170339561
length viii+177p., Index; 22cm.
Subjects History