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Title Bangaliana: A Dish of Rice and Curry and other Indigestible Ingredients
Author(s) Dutt, Shoshee Chunder
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1880
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Calcutta
Publisher Thacker, Spink & Co.,
Library British Library
Reference 010058.h.19
Region South Asia
Names Shoshee Chunder Dutt, Rai Bahadoor, David Lester Richardson (p1), Lieutenant Sabertash (p6), Madhub Dutt (p62), Nana Saheb (pp86, 102, 106, 116, 123, 154), Azimoolah Khan (pp87, 88, 103), Brigadier General Havelock (pp109, 123, 149), Queen Victoria (p96), Emperor of Delhi (p112), Sir James Outram (p149), General Neill (p152), Alexander the Great (pp159-170), Shah Jehan (pp328, 335), Omir Sing (p328), Aurangzebe, Aurangzeb (p335)
Places India, Bengal, Calcutta (pp146, 373), Cawnpore (pp85-86), Delhi (pp218, 247, 282, 288), Soorapore (pp92, 119), Bithoor (p99, 123), River Ganges (p92), Futtehpore (p116), Lucknow (p149), Punjab (p225), Jabooah (p258), Agra (p328), Iran (p170), Kanouj (p204), Turkestan (p204)
Topics male author, Indian literature, traditional, civil servant, contents (pv), education (p1), Shakespeare, Milton, Bacon (p1), Hindu College (p1), Hinduism (pp2, 11, 72, 74, 85, 90, 92, 95, 184, 194), trade (pp5-6), Indian apprentice (p2), Babu, Baboo, Colonial Civil Service, Indian Civil Service (pp4, 14, 20, 22, 34, 51, 66, 71, 77), Indian jobs in Civil Service (p19), Treasury (pp4, 14, 22, 34, 40, 51), appointments to the Treasury (pp19, 23, 42, 44), Europeans seen as best office assistants (p23), Account office (p54), luxury goods, gold (pp4, 75), opium (pp5, 6), Jews (p5), conduct and character of military (pp6, 10), colonial conflict, Afghan War (p8), English perception of force (p10), fight in bank between English soldier and Indian clerk (p10), perception of English character (p11), religion (pp11, 74, 159), Hinduism and Christianity (pp11-13), Islam, Mohammedanism (pp12, 72, 87, 90, 184, 194), fraud (p14), crime and punishment (pp14, 16, 152), alcohol (pp17, 24, 27, 31, 79), servility of Indians (p20), colonial power (pp20, 72, 349), law (pp24, 32, 57, 74, 77, 152), supreme court (p24), prejudice of jury based on race and religion (p26), drunken violence, wibeating (p28), medicine (p31), forgery (p32), transportation, deportation (p33), whipping of Indian millionaire's coachman by Englishman (p36), Indian Millionaires (pp36, 47, 62), dress (pp54, 56), promotion through hard work (p60), success of Europeans and Indians who had worked in the Indian Civil Service (p61), calligraphy (p64), patronage (p66), difference in wages between European and Indian workers (p71), colonial power, colonial rule, colonised (p72), India as a conquered country (p72), Hindu nationalism (p72), evangelism (pp73, 96), threat of invasion from Russia, possibility of England pulling out of India (p73), uprising, 'Indian Mutiny' (pp74-76, 85-158), conduct of British officers towards Indian soldiers (p88), Hindu and Islamic control of India (p90), nationalism, anti-colonialism (p90), Hindu festivals (p92), Hindu females should not talk to strangers (p95), no military schools in India, superior English weaponry (p72), equal opportunities (p74), farming, agriculture (p74), Mahrattas (p99), death of women and children (pp107, 118), women and children fear of English (p110), no attempt to bond European and Indian races, status of women, British officer attitude to Indian women (p112), assistance given to Europeans by Indians during 'Indian Mutiny' (p139), Cawnpore Massacre (p118, 142), fear of forced conversion (pp96, 144), siege of Lucknow (p149), traditional Indian tales (pp159-346), tales from Indian history, clash of Hindu and Islamic culture, Battle of Tirouri (p211), death of Mohamed Ghori (p225), Battle of Paniput (p340), tale of future of India with despotic colonial rule (p349), nationalism (p350), marriage, polygamy (p357), Greek myth and legend (p356), street music of Calcutta (p373)