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March 20, 2010 0

Glimpses of Colonial India.2.College of Fort William, Calcutta

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College of Fort William, Calcutta, which was opened in 1800, instructed the newly appointed East India Company officials in vernacular languages.The professors were all European, but their assistants, called Munshis, were native. In the College setting the master- slave relationship transcended the student- teacher relationship In 1810, a student named Kennedy beat his teacher, Ananda […]

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