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California textbook controversy over Hindu history

Index California textbook controversy over Hindu history

A controversy in the US state of California concerning the portrayal of Hinduism in history textbooks began in 2005. [1]

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All India Christian Council

The All India Christian Council (AICC) is a nationwide alliance of Christian denominations, mission agencies, institutions, federations and Christian lay leaders.

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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Anti-bias curriculum

The anti-bias curriculum is an activist approach to educational curricula which attempts to challenge prejudices such as racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, homophobia, and other forms of kyriarchy; the approach is favoured by civil rights organisations such as the Anti-Defamation League.

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Asian studies

Asian studies, a term used usually in North America for Oriental studies and is concerned with the Asian people, their cultures, languages, history and politics.

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Bay Area News Group

Bay Area News Group (BANG) is the largest publisher of daily and weekly newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area, including its flagship The Mercury News.

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California Department of Education

The California Department of Education is an agency within the Government of California that oversees public education.

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California State Board of Education

The California State Board of Education is the governing and policy-making body of the California Department of Education.

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California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge (also known as CSUN) is a public university in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States, in the San Fernando Valley.

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Caste system in India

The caste system in India is the paradigmatic ethnographic example of caste.

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Coalition against Communalism

Coalition against Communalism (CAC) is a San Francisco Bay area organization formed in 1992 in the wake of the Babri Masjid demolition in Ayodhya, according to its website.

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Dalit

Dalit, meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit and Hindi, is a term mostly used for the castes in India that have been subjected to untouchability.

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Dalit Freedom Network

Dalit Freedom Network is an evangelical Christian "The All India Christian Council has continued to make the Dalit freedom struggle their focus.

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Daniel Golden

Daniel Golden (born 1957) is an American journalist, working as a senior editor for ProPublica.

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Diana L. Eck

Diana L. Eck (born 1945 in Bozeman, Montana) is a scholar of religious studies who is Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University, as well as a Master of Lowell House and the Director of The Pluralism Project at Harvard.

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Economic and Political Weekly

The Economic and Political Weekly is a weekly peer-reviewed academic journal covering all social sciences, and is published by the Sameeksha Trust.

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Ellen Corbett

Ellen Marie Corbett (born December 31, 1954) is a Democratic politician from the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Emeritus

Emeritus, in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director, president, prime minister, or other person.

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Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America

The Federation of Tamil Sangams in North America (FeTNA, established 1987) is an umbrella organization of many (but not all) local North American Tamil diaspora organizations.

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Friends of South Asia

Friends of South Asia (FOSA) is a California, United States based social and political activist organization.

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Frontline (magazine)

Frontline is a fortnightly English language magazine published by The Hindu Group of publications from Chennai, India.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hindu American Foundation

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF, founded September 3, 2003) is a Hindu advocacy group operating in the United States.

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Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) is a subsidiary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for supporting and mobilising Hindus living outside India.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

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Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period ("Hindustan" being a historical name for India).

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Hindutva

Hindutva ("Hinduness"), a term popularised by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in 1923, is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India.

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Historical negationism

Historical negationism or denialism is an illegitimate distortion of the historical record.

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History of India

The history of India includes the prehistoric settlements and societies in the Indian subcontinent; the advancement of civilisation from the Indus Valley Civilisation to the eventual blending of the Indo-Aryan culture to form the Vedic Civilisation; the rise of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism;Sanderson, Alexis (2009), "The Śaiva Age: The Rise and Dominance of Śaivism during the Early Medieval Period." In: Genesis and Development of Tantrism, edited by Shingo Einoo, Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, 2009.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indo-Aryan migration

Indo-Aryan migration models discuss scenarios around the theory of an origin from outside South Asia of Indo-Aryan peoples, an ascribed ethnolinguistic group that spoke Indo-Aryan languages, the predominant languages of North India.

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Indology

Indology or South Asian studies is the academic study of the history and cultures, languages, and literature of India and as such is a subset of Asian studies.

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Jerry Brown

Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician, author and lawyer serving as the 39th and current Governor of California since 2011, previously holding the position from 1975 to 1983, making him the state's longest-serving Governor.

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Joseph D'souza

Joseph D'souza is an Indian activist for Dalit rights, As of 2012, he was International President of the Dalit Freedom Network (DFN) and President of the All India Christian Council (AICC).

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Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District

Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, 400 F. Supp. 2d 707 (M.D. Pa. 2005) was the first direct challenge brought in the United States federal courts testing a public school district policy that required the teaching of intelligent design.

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Michael Witzel

Michael Witzel (born July 18, 1943) is a German-American philologist and academic.

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Nathan Glazer

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National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights

National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) is a coalition of Dalit human rights activists and academics with the aim of putting an end to caste-based discrimination.

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Navsarjan Trust

Navsarjan Trust is a grassroots Dalit organisation based in Gujarat, India.

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NCERT textbook controversies

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an apex resource organisation set up by the Government of India to assist and advise the central and state governments on academic matters related to school education.

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New America Media

New America Media is a multimedia ethnic news agency and a coalition of ethnic media.

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Press Trust of India

Press Trust of India (PTI) is the largest news agency in India.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, abbreviated as RSS (Rāṣṭrīya Svayamsēvaka Saṅgha, IPA:, lit. "National Volunteer Organisation" or "National Patriotic Organisation"), is an Indian right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary volunteer organisation that is widely regarded as the parent organisation of the ruling party of India, the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Sati (practice)

Sati or suttee is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband's pyre or takes her own life in another fashion shortly after her husband's death.

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Stanley Wolpert

Stanley Wolpert (born December 23, 1927) is an American historian, Indologist, and author on the political and intellectual history of modern India and PakistanDr.

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Textbook

A textbook or coursebook (UK English) is a manual of instruction in any branch of study.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Telegraph (Calcutta)

The Telegraph is an Indian English daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Kolkata since 7 July 1982.

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The Times of India

The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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University of San Francisco

The University of San Francisco (USF) is a Jesuit Catholic university located in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Vaishnava Center for Enlightenment

The Vaishnava Center for Enlightenment (founded 1994) is an organization based in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (IAST: Viśva Hindū Pariṣada, pronunciation:, translation: World Hindu Council), abbreviated VHP, is an Indian right-wing Hindu nationalist organisation based on the ideology of Hindutva.

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Women in India

The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_textbook_controversy_over_Hindu_history

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