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Empire, education, and indigenous childhoods : nineteenth-century missionary infant schools in three British colonies / Helen May, Baljit Kaur, Larry Prochner
Bib ID 6810752
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
May, Helen, 1947- author
 
Description Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2014] 
xxii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781472409607 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1472409604 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Invalid ISBN 9781472409614
9781472409621
Series

Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present.

Full contents
  • 1.A Civilizing Mission: Educational, Evangelical, and Missionary Endeavours
  • 2.'Nurseries of discipline': Infant School Experiments in Britain
  • 3.'A fine moral machinery': Infant Schools in British India
  • 4.'Suited to the tastes and dispositions of Indian children': Infant Schools in Canada
  • 5.'An alphabet on her coffin': Infant Schools for Māori Children in New Zealand
  • 6.Conclusion.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references ( pages 239-259) and index.

Subjects Indigenous children -- Education -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.  |  Indigenous children -- Education -- India -- History -- 19th century.  |  Indigenous children -- Education -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century.  |  Indigenous children / Education / Canada / History / 19th century.  |  Indigenous children / Education / India / History / 19th century.  |  Indigenous children / Education / New Zealand / History / 19th century.  |  Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia.  |  Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.  |  Great Britain / Colonies / America.  |  Great Britain / Colonies / Asia.  |  Grossbritannien.
Other authors/contributors Kaur, Baljit, 1954- author  |  Prochner, Laurence Wayne, 1956- author

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