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BENGALI PATRIOTIC SONGS AND BRAHMO SAMAJ

SREELEKHA BASU

1996, xiv+90pp. appends., bibl.,  ISBN: 81-207-1745-7; Rs 250(HB)


Collective singing has been a cohesive force in all societies at the moments of crisis or elation. Thus patriotic songs have played a pivotal role in India's struggle for freedom. These songs are still sung at various functions in educational and other institutes, keeping alive the memory of the struggle for freedom. This monograph, comprises patriotic songs of Bengal collected by the author, who has done extensive fieldwork to identify the songs after search of archival records which lay untouched in several Brahmo Samaj Mandirs.

 


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