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Barausse, Alberto; Luchese, Terciane Ângela – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The object of this article is to analyse the development of ethnic Italian schools in Rio Grande do Sul during the years of colonisation in the nineteenth century (1875-1900), during which time Italian immigrants were put under a double process of nationalisation. On the one side, commencing with Imperial Brazil, and then more specifically in…
Descriptors: Educational History, Ethnic Groups, Italian, Foreign Countries
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Griffith, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Indian residential schools lasted in Canada for nearly 150 years, with the last one closing in 1996. Canada's recently concluded Truth and Reconciliation Commission has confirmed what Indigenous families have said all along: many Indigenous children endured abuse, prolonged separation between parent and child, and intergenerational legacies.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives
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Slaten Frasier, Amanda Marie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
When Soviet forces entered the Kovno Ghetto (Lithuania) on 1 August 1944 they found a scene of mass destruction. What happened at Kovno was a reflection of the extent of the Final Solution, where the goal was to extinguish not only the Jews, but their entire culture. While the Final Solution was instituted throughout Europe, this paper will focus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ghettos, Jews, Educational History
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Uttal, Lynet – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
Immigrants find themselves in a liminal state of limbo between two societies. In this zone, competing cultural ideas coexist. This essay examines how Latino immigrant family childcare providers in the United States questioned US norms of childrearing and how they engaged in liminal cultural work to produce a bicultural childrearing. They are…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Child Caregivers, Biculturalism
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Steinberg, Neta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
Among the ethnic groups that composed the population of the Russian Empire, one unique group was that of the Ethnic Germans ("Volksdeutschen") who had immigrated to Russia since the second half of the eighteenth century. Over the years, there had been a change in the process of the settlers' assimilation as an outcome of their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Background, German, Immigrants
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Marker, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
The Coast Salish people of British Columbia and Washington State inhabit a borderlands region where they have negotiated the sometimes contrasting policies of two empires. Families belong to more than one village and must travel across the Canada-USA border frequently for ceremonies and events that bind the Coast Salish world together. Both…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, American Indians, Resistance (Psychology), Acculturation
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Harford, Judith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This article examines the network of women's colleges which emerged in Ireland in the latter half of the nineteenth century in response to women's exclusion from the realm of the university and their desire to participate in higher education. These colleges, run largely along denominational lines, were situated in the major cities with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Single Sex Colleges, Womens Education, Middle Class