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The tale of Hindu and Sanskrit in the English mind (via mAnasa-taraMgiNI)


The tale of Hindu and Sanskrit in the English mind A plot of the words Sanskrit/Sanscrit and Hindoo/Hindu in English literature from 1790-2010 using the Google Ngram viewer. * Note the steady change in with Hindoo and Sanscrit being replaced in English by Hindu and Sanskrit. * we see a rise usage of the term Hindoo/Hindu following the British defeat in the first Anglo-Maratha war (1783) and marks the increasing awareness of the English regarding the primary roadblock to the most profitable of all … Read More

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