Politics of Indians' English: Linguistic Colonialism and the Expanding English Empire

Politics of Indians' English: Linguistic Colonialism and the Expanding English Empire

by N. Krishnaswamy, Archana S. Burde
     
 

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In this fascinating and lively study, Krishnaswamy and Burde examine how the English used by Indians has changed—and is still changing—over the last two centuries, evolving into the complex and highly diverse forms which it takes today.

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In this fascinating and lively study, Krishnaswamy and Burde examine how the English used by Indians has changed—and is still changing—over the last two centuries, evolving into the complex and highly diverse forms which it takes today.

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"Well researched...very well written... Krishnaswamy and Burde's book is worth reading for policy makers, educationalists, linguists and other scholars who are interested in postcolonial studies, language-in-education policy, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and multilingualism."—Linguist List 16.1787

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195669794
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Series:
Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.10(d)

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CIEFL, Hyderabad

IRMA, Gujarat

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