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British Orientalism

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda | 0 comments

Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda British Orientalism British Orientalism (1772 to 1835) was a unique phenomenon in British Indian history that was inspired by the needs of the East India Company to train a class of British administrators in the languages and culture of India. This period of British Indian began in 1772 with the coming to power of Warren...

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Michael Madhusudan Datta

Posted by on Nov 22, 2012 in Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda | 0 comments

Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda Michael Madhusudan Datta Datta, Michael Madhusudan, Born January 25, 1824, Sagardari, Bengal — died June 29, 1873, Calcutta. Poet and dramatist of modern Bengali literature. Michael Madhusudan Dutt, or simply Madhusudan Datta as he was known before his conversion to Christianity, was the son of a successful Calcutta...

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Bhaktivinoda Biography

Bhaktivinoda Biography

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda | 0 comments

Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda Bhaktivinoda, Kedarnath Datta, Born September 2, 1838, Birnagar, Bengal — died June 18, 1914, Calcutta. Vaishnava theologian, songwriter and religious leader. Born of a wealthy family of landowners in 1838, Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda grew up in a traditional Hindu household of rural Bengal. He lived in his maternal...

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The Bengal Renaissance

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda | 0 comments

Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinoda The Bengal Renaissance In 1765 the East India Company took possession of Bengal, Bihar and parts of Orissa from Shah Alam, the Mughal Emperor. As a result, Bengal and its surrounding lands became the first regions in India to experience the direct impact of British rule and the beginnings of modernization. For the remainder of...

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