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A history of Elphinstone College, 1827-1890 : a case study in the early formation of an English-educated intelligentsia in Bombay

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The founding of English schools and universities in an Indian social setting was by any standard a fantastic experiment whose reverberations continue to the present day. Much work has been done, on the one hand on the development of English education in India in relation to the controversies that raged in the nineteenth century between the Orientalist, Utilitarian and Evangelical points of view, and on the other hand on the creation of an English educated elite. While these studies have be...

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Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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