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" Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English... "
Abridgement of the History of India from the Earliest Period to the Present Time - Page 379
by John Clark Marshman - 1905 - 569 pages
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The Proudest Day: India's Long Road to Independence

Anthony Read, David Fisher - History - 1999 - 565 pages
...March 1835, Bentinck announced his decision. 'His Lordship is of the opinion,' the resolution began, 'that the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India, and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education...
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Mahatma Jotirao Phooley: Father of the Indian Social Revolution

Dhananjay Keer - India - 1997 - 295 pages
...Minute in favour of Western education, the Government of Lord William Bentick decided on March 7, 1835, that the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India. During this period of transition, when the doors of education were ajar for low-caste students, some...
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Delusions and Discoveries: India in the British Imagination, 1880-1930

Benita Parry, Michael Sprinker - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 274 pages
...decision taken under Bentinck's administration in 1835 to introduce Western learning - 'the great objects of the British government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science' - remained the purpose of the government's education policy. Grants in aid to private institutions...
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The Great Indian Education Debate: Documents Relating to the Orientalist ...

Lynn Zastoupil, Martin Moir - Education - 1999 - 357 pages
...21st and 22nd January last, and the papers referred to in them. His Lordship in Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India, and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education...
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The Socio-Political Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda

Bhaiya S. Prasad - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 280 pages
...death-blow came the momentous resolution of Lrd William Bentinck recorded in the Minutes of 1835 : " that the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed in English education...
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The Socio-Political Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda

Bhaiya S. Prasad - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 280 pages
...death-blow came the momentous resolution of Lrd William Bentinck recorded in the Minutes of 1835 : " that the great object of the British Government ought...European literature and science among the natives of lndia and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed in English...
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Linguistic Imperialism

Robert Phillipson - Business & Economics - 1992 - 365 pages
...education. The administrative decree effectuating Macaulay's policy in 1835 is unambiguous on this: 'the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education...
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From Mission to Church: The Reformed Church in America Mission to India

Eugene P. Heideman - Religion - 2001 - 748 pages
...efforts of Macauley, Bentinck decreed on 7 March, 1835, 1st. His Lordship in Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India, and that all the funds appropriated for the purposes of education would be best employed on English education...
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The Cambridge History of the English Language

Norman Francis Blake, Robert Burchfield, Suzanne Romaine, Roger Lass, John Algeo - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 685 pages
...diffusion of English in the subcontinent reads as follows : First. His Lordship in Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought...literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education...
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Imagining the New Britain

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - Social Science - 2000 - 315 pages
...made clear in the 1830s when we had the famous declaration of intent made by Lord Macaulay, who said: 'The great object of the British government ought...literature and science among the natives of India.' In this they truly achieved their objectives and more, for we were not only taught about the tremendous...
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