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Author Name    N. Krishnaswamy and Lalitha Krishnaswamy

Title   The Story of English in India

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New Delhi, India Foundation Books

ISBN    8175963123 / 9788175963122

Seller ID   030665

With globalization, English has become an economic necessity and Indians have realized that they have the ‘English advantage’ over many other countries like China and Japan. India has shed its colonial complexes towards English and has come to terms with the language; Indians have separated the English language from the English. The Story of English in India presents historical facts in a socio-cultural framework. The book is a must for all teachers and students of English; it will be useful for all those interested in the politics of language and education in India. Key issues discussed: - Are we indebted to the British for introducing English in India? - What was the role of English during India's struggle for freedom? - Has English united India? - Has English divided India into two - the English knowing classes who govern and the non-English knowing masses who are governed? - Will English ever become an Indian tongue spoken in the great Indian language bazaar? - What will be the future of major Indian languages in the wake of the English onslaught? Will it end in linguistic imperialism and cultural colonialism? Contents Introduction Acknowledgements 1. The Exploration and Transportation Phase: - The Pre-Transportation and Exploration Phase (up to 1813) - The Transportation Phase (1813-30) 2. The Consolidation Phase: The Grand Design - Renewal of the Charter - Comes Macaulay - Macaulay's Minute - The Aftermath of the Minute - Wood's Despatch - In Theory and Practice - India: A Trial Ground - The Indian Education Commission of 1882 3. The Dissemination Phase - Then Came Lord Curzon - The Indian Universities Commission - The Government of India Resolution of 1904 - The Indian Universities Act - The Growing Demand and Uniformity - English as a Unifying Agency - Unification and Destruction - The Government of India Resolution of 1913 - Calcutta University Commission ( 1917-19) - The Swadeshi Movement - The Two World Wars - Reports and More Reports - During the Struggle for Independence - English Becomes a Second Language 4. The Identity Phase: The White Ruler Departs - Reverence and Abhorrence - Lessons from History - More Commissions and Committees - Other Developments in English Teaching - National Policy on Education 1968 - The Study Group Report on the Teaching of English (1969-71) - National Policy on Education 1986 - Acharya Ramamurti Commission 1990 - Curiculum Development Centre 1989 - The English Boom in India - The English of Indians or 'Indians' English' 5. The Globalization Phase: From Agrarian Life to IT Revolution - English as a Global Language - The Changing Role of English - India at Peace with English - Indians' English: An Outline - English and Indian Languages - Neo-colonialism, Globalization and English - Teaching English in Post-Independence India: A Search for Alternatives - Appendices - Further Reading - Index Printed Pages: 234.

Story of English in India

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