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Amitav Ghosh – The Glass Palace. Nineteenth and twentieth century reimagining of Burmese and Indian history, with long descriptions of the harvest and trade of teak, oil, rubber, and so on, which are both beautifully written and pretty terrifying. Juan … Continue reading

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A Coda: Makerere

A short addendum to my review of A.P.R. Howatt’s A History of English Language Teaching. The Commonwealth Conference at University College of Makerere, Uganda, has been seized on as as a symbolic point in the history of teaching English (which … Continue reading

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