History of Education

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What We Learned

Two Generations Reflect on Tsimshian Education and the Day Schools

UBC Press

Moving beyond the more familiar stories of residential schools, two generations of Tsimshian students recall their experiences attending day and public schools in northwestern British Columbia.

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The Teacher and the Superintendent

Native Schooling in the Alaskan Interior, 1904-1918

Athabasca University Press
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So They Want Us to Learn French

Promoting and Opposing Bilingualism in English-Speaking Canada

UBC Press

So They Want Us to Learn French examines how and why Canadians both embraced and virulently opposed the ideal of personal bilingualism over the past fifty years, detailing and analyzing the strategies that social movements on both sides used to advance their goals.

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A School in Every Village

Educational Reform in a Northeast China County, 1904-31

UBC Press

Engaging with topics central to scholarly debates on modern China, this book shows that China’s early twentieth-century school system, a product of negotiation and compromise, was more successful than previous scholarship has allowed.

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New Possibilities for the Past

Shaping History Education in Canada

Edited by Penney Clark
UBC Press

Canadian historians and educators discuss current debates about history education and historical knowledge to develop an innovative agenda for research and practice in the new millennium.

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Keeping the Nation's House

Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

UBC Press

Explores the vision and aspirations of elite Chinese women – home economists – who believed that the birth of modern China should begin in the home.

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Contesting White Supremacy

School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians

UBC Press

By drawing on Chinese sources and perspectives, this book offers an anti-racist history of the 1922-23 Chinese students’ strike in Victoria and Asian exclusion and racism in British Columbia.

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Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic

UBC Press

The first history of educational policy, practice, and decision making in the Eastern Arctic, now Nunavut.

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A History of Early Childhood Education in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

UBC Press

This book explores the history of kindergartens and infant schools in three settler colonies, revealing how discourses and developments in the past have shaped early childhood education in the present.

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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937

UBC Press

This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist Revolution.

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