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Raising the Banner of Hinduism in Colonial India

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter traces the establishment of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which was to serve as an experiment in Hindu education, and even helped in the revival of Hinduism. The discussion views ... More


Colonial Friendship

Peter Robb

in Useful Friendship: Europeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099185
eISBN:
9780199083053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099185.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter introduces the book’s discussion of useful friendship between Europeans and Indians, having cited well-known instances of their close practical association and interdependence, for ... More


Seeing Red

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

The 1950s saw growing Indian interest in the developmental policies of communist China and the Soviet Union. Kumarappa travelled in both these countries and expressed admiration for their welfare ... More


Sexuality, Scandals, and the Urban Order

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

The telling of popular stories on the urban experience was inimical to the shaping of the city’s social order. It helped outline a wider public sphere and announce the presence of new social and ... More


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