ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Bengali Bhadralok and Educational Development in 19th Century Bengal

Bengali 'Bhadralok' and Educational Development in 19th Century Bengal Poromesh Acharya Educational development in colonial India generally has been viewed as the work of the British rulers whose hidden agenda was to initiate a process of socialisation. In this paper it is argued that native elites not only participated actively in the process but also played a significant role in influencing colonial policy on education.

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