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Colleges and Kings

Educational institutions established both by the British authorities and the Indian rajas are often compared and a distinction is then made between 'native' and 'colonial' modernity. 'Indian' educational institutions are assumed to be at loggerheads with those set up by the British. While comparisons between princely states or between princely states and the activities of the British government in India are commonplace, this article attempts to compare the activities of Indian authorities within and without British India, with specific reference to their educational endeavours. It also brings into view one of the oldest territories of British India - the Northern Circars.
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