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Laffey, John F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
The attempt by various business groups in Lyon to establish or influence educational institutions as a means of extending and consolidating French influence outside the mother-country is examined. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Colonialism, Educational Development, Educational History
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Fieldhouse, Roger – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Adult education was introduced by the British into West Africa after World War II. However, the Oxford intellectuals put in charge of the adult education program offered an African-centered education that frequently offered more support to the progressive views of the African independence movements than to the colonialists' conservative policies.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Colonialism, Communism, Comparative Education
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Summers, Carol – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Examines the interplay of social, cultural, and political factors involved in the education of native women in Southern Rhodesia between 1900 and 1934. Although originally conceived as a program stressing domesticity and social control, the women became active participants, transforming themselves into educational leaders. (MJP)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Colonialism, Economic Factors
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Curtis, Bruce – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Explores the part that education played in British efforts to reform society following the failed Canadian Rebellion of 1837-38. Examines the inherent contradictions in establishing liberal democratic institutions to suppress and change a national character. British colonial authorities used these changes to create the infrastructural context for…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Conflict, Developing Institutions, Educational Administration
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Spidle, Jake W., Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
In contradiction to later verdicts, it is shown that German colonial education, while developed late in the Empire, was one of the most progressive and energetic of all colonial powers. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Wicks, Peter C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
Examines the origins of West Malaysia's cultural pluralism in the century prior to 1874. Traces the development of formal educational provision in the early years of the Straits of Malacca settlements. Concludes that West Malaysia's communal ills were the consequence of a multiplicity of circumstances, not merely British educational policies.…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Cultural Pluralism, Educational History