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Andrew Otis Æ 8 Download Read ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Æ Andrew Otis Review ´ Hicky's Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India's First Newspaper (English Edition) ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Late eighteenth century Calcutta The British are well ensconced in Bengal but not yet an empire Indian princes pose a danger to the East India Companys plans of commerce and domination Warren Hastings the British governor general is attempting to consolidate his power in the Company Johann Zacharias Kiernander is on a mission to convert heathen souls in a land far from his native Swe I must say it is a very well researched book I can only guess how much trouble the author has taken to find those letters that are printed in the book which makes it an excellent read In every chapter there are series of letters written by the characters of the book One thing I learnt after reading the book is the fight for freedom of press is not only being fought today but it also happened during mid and late 1700s As you continue to read the book you will get to how much pain and trouble the founder of India s first newspaper had gone thru to not only save himself but also the freedom of press

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Andrew Otis Æ 8 Download Read ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Æ Andrew Otis Review ´ Hicky's Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India's First Newspaper (English Edition) ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF H empire Does it succeed This is the story of the forces Hicky came up against the corrupt authorities determined to stop him and of his resourcefulness The product of five years of research by Andrew Otis in the archives of India UK and Germany Hickys Bengal Gazette The Story of Indias First Newspaper is an essential and compelling addition to the history of subcontinental journalis Dear AndrewsI have read your book and it was intriguingand tells that you have done extensive research and put your heart in to thisThe content is really good and the last para of your book which is the conclusion is extremely good specially in present contextBut I would have definitely loved to see the pictures of Hickey the first foreigner to disrupt British Raj

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Andrew Otis Æ 8 Download Read ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Æ Andrew Otis Review ´ Hicky's Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India's First Newspaper (English Edition) ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Den though he is not averse to lining his pockets while doing Gods work Into this steaming cauldron of skullduggery and intrigue walks James Augustus Hicky a wild Irishman seeking fame and fortune Sensing an opportunity he decides to establish a newspaper the first of its kind in South Asia In two short years his endeavour threatens to lay bare the murky underside of the early Britis This is an wonderful book about an important but largely not so known part of India s history namely India s 1st newspaperThe author build the story nicely with the character sketches of main cast and the prevalent era at that time in Calcutta when British were on the verge of establishing their empire in India The reader is definitely carried to the era which provides a great context to the storyAs the author says information has always been disseminated through the ages in India but before Hicky s Bengal Gazette crystallized the same in the modern way of mass distribution ie through a newspaperThe author provides a balanced perspective of all the characters in the way they are and also considering the behavioral acceptance of that era which would obviously be different from the modern eraThe author s research is uite rigorous and the references noted are exhaustive provisioning the authentic nature of the book It is also great to see the images of the newspaper itself and some of the main characters unfortunately as the author says none survive of James Hicky himself which really brings the story of lifeA delightful read for all who are curious about the history of India s 1st newspaper

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  • 06 December 2019
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