Language Politics, Elites and the Public Sphere

Language Politics, Elites and the Public Sphere

by Veena Naregal
     
 

An intriguing look at a facet of colonialism that is rarely explored.

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Overview

An intriguing look at a facet of colonialism that is rarely explored.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843310549
Publisher:
Wimbledon Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Series:
Anthem South Asian Studies Series
Edition description:
First Edition, 1
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Textual Heirarchies, Literate Audiences and Structures of Patronage: Language and Power in Pre-Colonial Western India; Colonial Education and the Laicisation of Knowledge: Re-making Cultural Hierarchies and Modes of Contestation; Colonial Education and the Cultuvation of English and Marathi: Hierarchies of Language and the Emerging Political Structure; Colonial Power, Print and the Re-making of the Literate Sphere; Bilingualism, Hegemony and the 'Swing to Orthodoxy': The Shaping of the Political Sphere; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

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