Foreign Influences on Bengali Revolutionary Terrorism 1902–1908

  title={Foreign Influences on Bengali Revolutionary Terrorism 1902–1908},
  author={Peter Heehs},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={533 - 556}
  • P. Heehs
  • Published 1 July 1994
  • History
  • Modern Asian Studies
Writing to John Morley, the Secretary of State for India, a few days after the first terrorist bomb was thrown by a Bengali, the Viceroy Lord Minto declared that the conspirators aimed ‘at the furtherance of murderous methods hitherto unknown in India which have been imported from the West, and which the imitative Bengali has childishly accepted’.This notion later was taken up and developed by Times correspondent Valentine Chirol, who wrote that Bengalis had ‘of all Indians been the most… 
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