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Politics and the Bengal Legislative Council 1912-1926

Broomfield, John Hindle

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In nineteenth-century Bengal a small section of Hindu society, educated, of high-caste, and with an economy based upon landed rents and professional employment, evolved from its contact with the British a distinctive culture. This gave its members a sense of community and set them apart from the mass of Bengalis. They called themselves bhadralok: 'the respectable people'.

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Date published: 1963-07-25
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/132071

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