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Orientalism And Anglicism Case Study

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
M.A Elementary Education (2014-2016)
Assignment-1

1. Krishna Kumar has argued that “Orientalism and Anglicism appear to be two faces of the colonial enterprise, rather than forces in conflict” (Kumar, Krishna, 2005, Appropriate Knowledge, pp: 71). Explain your agreement or disagreement with Krishna Kumar by providing arguments and suitable examples drawn from different readings, minute by Macaulay and letter by Wilson and the discussions in the class. (2000-3000 words)

Subject:-History of Education
Guided by:-Prof. Pushpendra Singh
Prepared By: - Veji Chavda
Enrolment no:-M2014EE032

“Orientalism and Anglicism appear to be two faces of the colonial enterprise, rather than forces in conflict”
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Bengali 'Bhadralok' and Educational Development in 19th Century Bengal, Economic and Political Weekly 28 may 1988

2) Kumar, Krishna (2005), ‘Chapter 3, Appropriate Knowledge’, in Political Agenda of Education: A Study of Colonialist and Nationalist Ideas. Second Edition. New Delhi: Sage, pp: 49-72.

3) Macaulay, T. B. (1999). 'Minute Recorded in the General Department by Thomas Babington Macaulay, Law Member of the Governor-General's Council', Dated 2 February 1835', in Zastoupil, Lynn and Moir, Martin (Ed.) the Great Indian Education Debate: Documents Relating to the Orientalist-Anglicist Controversy, 1781-1843. Surrey: Curzon Press, pp: 161-173.(www.acadmia.edu)

4) Sirkin, Natalie Robinson and Sirkin, Gerald. The Battle of Indian Education: Macaulay's Opening Salvo Newly Discovered, Victorian Studies, Vol. 14, No. 4 (Jun., 1971), pp. 407-428. (www.acadmia.edu)

5) Wilson, H. H. (1999). 'Letter from H. H. Wilson to the Editor of The Asiatic Journal Concerning the 'Education of the Natives of India', Dated 5 December 1835', in Zastoupil, Lynn and Moir, Martin (Ed.) The Great Indian Education Debate: Documents Relating to the Orientalist-Anglicist Controversy, 1781-1843. Surrey: : 205-22 (www.academia.edu)

6) Discussion in
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