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Hasan, Md. Mahmudul – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Given that social constructions and deeply embedded cultural misapprehensions about gender, together with conventional views of female intellectual ability, denied women entry into institutional education, Wollstonecraft and Rokeya mounted a literary campaign to promote female education in their respective societies. They argued that female…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational History
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Singh, Chandra Lekha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
In 1893, Annie Besant touched the shores of India as a leader of the Theosophical Society. In India, Besant is widely known for her involvement in the Home Rule Movement and as president of the Indian National Congress, the chief political organisation in the Indian freedom struggle. Before entering into the political arena of the country, Besant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Educational History, Religion
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Kakkar, Ankur – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
As the British expanded their dominions in India, political and administrative needs made it imperative for them to acquire more information about their subjects. Hence, systematic and meticulous surveys began to be commissioned by the East India Company as it assumed charge of educating the natives. These surveys were an integral part of what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Indians, Foreign Policy
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Rao, Parimala V. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
In May 1857, a number of battalions in the Bengal army of the East India Company rebelled against their immediate British officers and the British administration in the North Western Provinces (NWP), Oudh and Bihar. The protracted conflict that stretched over a year was extremely violent, killed thousands of British officers and civilians and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Military Personnel, Armed Forces
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Bagchi, Barnita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines contestations and recent trend-setting approaches in the historiography of education in India in the post-1800 period. British colonialism created a huge rupture in South Asian society as regards the provision of education. Historians of education have asked what sorts of indigenous educational institutions and methods were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Trend Analysis, Historiography
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Keshavjee, Rashida – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article discusses the denial of access to education to Ismaili Muslim women in colonial Kenya during the 1890s and the 1960s. The Ismailis were part of the "Asians" in Africa, a working class, religious, Muslim immigrant group from India, circumscribed by poverty and a traditional culture, the orthodox elements of which, with regard…
Descriptors: Asians, Working Class, Muslims, Females
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Watts, Ruth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This article discusses the effects of imperialism on British (or chiefly English) social life and education in the nineteenth century rather than examining the effects on the colonised as is usually done. It is shown that the nineteenth century was infused with different visual and written images which helped develop attitudes and ideas which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Indigenous Populations, Group Dynamics
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Bagchi, Barnita – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper analyses the work of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932), urban Bengali Muslim educator and writer, placing her in the wider context of women organising themselves in associations to create social change through education for women, in the province of undivided Bengal in colonial India, from "c." 1900 to "c." 1932. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Recognition (Achievement), Educational History
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Allender, Tim – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper contributes to the special issue by offering a new framework in time periods that demonstrates the changing nature of the intellectual transfer to and from colonial India and to posit the imperatives that drove these changes. It shows that the nature of educational exchange in India was transformed in elemental ways during the colonial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational Experiments, Nationalism
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Tschurenev, Jana – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This paper addresses some fundamental aspects of the circulation of knowledge connected with the spread of the first global model of school management and classroom organisation in the early nineteenth century: the so-called "monitorial system of education" or, as it was named after its "inventors", the "Bell-Lancaster…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Allender, Tim – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This article traces the exceptional career of Gottlieb Leitner, one of the most significant European educators in north India in the second half of the nineteenth century. Leitner's career is important because he was responsible for changing government attitudes about teaching in the local languages and he was pivotal in the foundation of the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, School Personnel, Classical Languages