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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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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