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American Indians, the Irish, and Government Schooling: A Comparative Study

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 400 Nombre de pages
In early nineteenth century the US government, acting through the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), began a systematic campaign to a... Lire la suite
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Description

In early nineteenth century the US government, acting through the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), began a systematic campaign to assimilate Indians. Featuring a comparison of US and British government attempts to assimilate problem peoples through mass elementary education, the author offers a portrait of imperialism at work in the two nations.

Auteur

Michael C. Coleman is a senior lecturer in the English section of the Department of Languages at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. He is the author of "American Indian Children at School, 1850-1920" and "Presbyterian Missionary Attitudes toward American Indians, 1837-1893."



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Offering a comparison of American and British government attempts to assimilate 'problem peoples' through mass elementary education, this book presents a portrait of imperialism at work in the two nations.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: American Indians, the Irish, and Government Schooling: A Comparative Study
Sous-titre: A Comparative Study
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780803224858
ISBN: 978-0-8032-2485-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Univ Of Nebraska Pr
Genre: Sciences de la terre
nombre de pages: 400
Poids: 585g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T23mm
Année: 2009