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In fact, education is used as an agency for preserving class privileges and interests and thereby maintaining class distinctions. Thus, in ancient India, the education of children belonging to higher castes was quite distinct from the education that was available for the great majority of the population. The education of the former was conducted by a hereditary priesthood, and it largely excluded secular instruction and was chiefly concerned with the transmission of religious doctrines and

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