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Using Novels to Teach the Cultural Geographies of South Asia

I have taught the geographies of Asia for ten years—first as a significant part of World Regional Geography and now, for the past four years, as a semester-long course on its own. While I have found traditional materials like textbooks and articles useful for introducing students to the physical environment, political systems, and economic realities of the region, teaching about cultures is often a more difficult proposition. Cultures are complicated. Following the explosive growth ...

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