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ERIC Number: EJ597663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0020-8566
Education traditionnelle au Benin, la place du sacre dans les rites initiatiques. (Traditional Education in Benin: the Sacred Place in Initiation Rites.)
Quenum, Jean-Claude
International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, v45 n3-4 p281-303 1999
Shows how education among traditional communities in Benin is an initiatory process where acquisition of practical knowledge is interwoven with religion and custom. States that rites of passage, tests, and acquisition of appropriate forms of knowledge may mark an individual's developmental stages. Describes several specific forms of education. (VWC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: French
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Benin