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ERIC Number: EJ496938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
Literacy, Chieftaincy, and Administration in Cameroon under French Rule: A Colonial Experiment.
Elango, Lovett Z.
International Journal of Social Education, v9 n1 p81-91 Spr-Sum 1994
Discusses French colonial rule of Cameroon between World War I and World War II and the establishment of schools specifically for the sons of Cameroon chieftains. Asserts that, like all French education, these schools were elitist. Contends that the French failure to understand African culture doomed these schools to failure. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Cameroon; France