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ERIC Number: EJ819864
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0332-3315
A Retrospective and Prospective Look at the "Happy English Child"--The Applicability of Postcolonial Theory to the British Government's Education Policy in Ireland in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
Relihan, Martina
Irish Educational Studies, v24 n2-3 p123-131 Sep 2005
This paper looks at traditional nationalist and revisionist schools of historiography in relation to the British government's educational policy in Ireland following the establishment of the national school system in 1831 until the beginning of the twentieth century. It contrasts this with the postcolonial historiographical approach. It also looks at concepts of "internal colonialisation" and the concept of the "celtic fringe". It relates these various approaches particularly to the effect of the government's educational policy on the position of the Irish language at that time. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ireland