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By Leah Renold

ISBN-10: 0195674839

ISBN-13: 9780195674835

This publication presents a accomplished account of the Banaras Hindu collage (BHU), India's first residential college and the results of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya's efforts to set up a Hindu collage within the state. This ebook not just discusses the origins and improvement of the BHU, but in addition the demanding situations and concerns that the college confronted. It reviews Malaviya's efforts to introduce spiritual schooling in BHU—and even make it mandatory—and his reaction to Mahatma Gandhi's efforts to boycott the college. It additionally describes the lives of the scholars within the campus and its educational, highbrow, and cultural surroundings. This booklet additionally considers the function and impact of the British within the improvement of Hindu schooling through the overdue colonial interval and the significance of the university's location.

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