ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Postcolonial Predicament

Archives and Archival Consciousness

India is poor in record-keeping and has a just as poor awareness of the importance of records. This situation primarily arises due to our faulty archival education system, and the separation of archives as a practical discipline from archives as a topic for epistemological and discursive deliberation. What we need is a fair balance between the practical aspects of archival keeping and its conceptual and theoretical aspects.



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