ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Growth of Literacy in Kerala

Contrary to the widely-held view which gives 'enlightened' native princes much of the credit for the widespread of literacy in Kerala, the educational transformation of that part of the country was triggered mainly by Christian missionaries (19th century) and movements for the uplift of deprived communities (first half of 20th century).

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