Education / History of Education

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China's Intellectual Dilemma

Politics and University Enrolment, 1949-1978

UBC Press

The first full-length study to relate China’s educational system to China’s development strategy from 1949 to 1978, this book analyses the difference between traditional Confucian and Marxist-Leninist concepts of education, between egalitarian social goal and economic priorities.

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 1

The Legacy

UBC Press

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 2

The Challenge

UBC Press

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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Alex Lord's British Columbia

Recollections of a Rural School Inspector, 1915-1936

Edited by John Calam
UBC Press

These memoirs invite the reader to experience the British Columbia that Alex Lord knew. Through his words, we endure the difficulties of travel in this mountainous province.

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Taking Control

Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education

UBC Press

A critical ethnography of the Native Education Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

UBC Press

This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they were offered.

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