ERIC Number: EJ426534
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Missionary Rivalry and Educational Expansion in Southern Nigeria, 1885-1932.
Bassey, Magnus O.
Journal of Negro Education, v60 n1 p36-46 Win 1991
Argues that, although education was an important objective of the missions in Africa, the rapid expansion of education in southern Nigeria between 1885 and 1932 was actually the accidental outcome of missionary and Catholic Church rivalry, rather than the result of an altruistic policy to expand educational opportunities for Africans. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria