Lord Macaulay

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Noun1.Lord Macaulay - English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)Lord Macaulay - English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
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The dull old letters, which would have turned the heads of the most sober of collectors, were laid upon a table, and, after a moment's pause, Cassandra, looking grave all of a sudden, asked Katharine where she should find the "History of England" by Lord Macaulay.
The failure of the Indian education system is that it was brought by Lord Macaulay to create cheap English speaking Indian clerks for the British rulers to assist them in their offices.
The countrys polity was based on western democracy, its economy was interest-based while the education system conceived by Lord Macaulay was still in vogue in the country.
He said Lord Macaulay wrote to the British Parliament in 1835 that it will be difficult to suppress India for long unless its self-esteem is spoiled and its backbone of spiritual and cultural knowledge is broken.
Now this will be the second foreign language in a row, English being the first - though it is not strictly "foreign" for at least the urban Indian, who has absorbed and conditioned it since the ingenious British politician Lord Macaulay introduced it in 1835.
Britain's best-known and best-selling historians were the forgotten Henry Thomas Buckle, the poet and statesman Lord Macaulay who died in that year leaving uncompleted his History of England, and the still rumbling intellectual volcano Thomas Carlyle, whose The French Revolution retains the power to amaze even today.
So superb were these books that Lord Macaulay exclaimed that "they went forth to astonish the librarians of Europe".
His revolutionary and persuasive analysis of the Glorious Revolution of 1688 overthrows the traditional Whig interpretation of steady progress toward representative and elected government through Parliament that Lord Macaulay proposed in the mid-1800s.
Presumably, the editors at DT still believe, with their long-dead spiritual mentor, Lord Macaulay, that "a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia.
The reason for this is that the 1860 law, promulgated under British rule by Lord Macaulay, defines a wife as the property of her husband and intended for his sexual enjoyment.
He married Hannah More Macaulay, sister of the historian Lord Macaulay.