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ERIC Number: EJ936936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 85
ISSN: ISSN-0907-5682
"Snapshots" of the Classroom: Autobiographies and the Experience of Elementary Education in the Madras Presidency, 1882-1947
Ellis, Catriona
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v18 n3 p384-401 Aug 2011
This article looks at the remembered experiences of children who went to school in the late colonial period and examines the extent to which these memories relate to the official literature of the time and the historiographical debates surrounding education. The precise focus is memories of formal elementary education in the Madras Presidency 1882-1947 as described in autobiographies. This includes a study of how children regarded the space of the classroom, what they did and what was important enough to be remembered. In other words this article attempts to find fragments of the experiences of children, rather than just the history of education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India