ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Colonisation of Knowledge and Politics of Preservation

National Archives of India

The National Archives of India is the largest repository of historical documents in the country. In the 125th year of its establishment, this article traces the evolution of the archives, from an organisation that articulated the colonial administration’s power—subtly regulating and colonising not only the writing of history but also the minds of the colonised—to a postcolonial institution of preservation after independence.



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Updated On : 19th Dec, 2017

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