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The sentinels of culture : class, education, and the colonial intellectual in Bengal (1848-85)

Author: Tithi Bhattacharya
Publisher: New Delhi ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Against the backdrop of current analyses of colonial Bengal - a majority of which examine the production of colonial culture - this book successfully poses questions that interrogate the centrality of culture and of education as one of its distinctive markers."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bhattacharya, Tithi.
Sentinels of culture.
New Delhi ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)609303814
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tithi Bhattacharya
ISBN: 019566910X 9780195669107
OCLC Number: 57639043
Description: xiii, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The curious case of the Bhadralok : class or sentiment? --
2. Ideologies and practices --
3. The forms and uses of print --
4. Education and its necessary virtues --
5. Bewarish Bangla Bhasha : language and its guardians.
Responsibility: Tithi Bhattacharya.
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"Against the backdrop of current analyses of colonial Bengal - a majority of which examine the production of colonial culture - this book successfully poses questions that interrogate the centrality of culture and of education as one of its distinctive markers."--BOOK JACKET.

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