Educational Policy and the Mission Schools: Case Studies from the British Empire

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Brian Holmes
Routledge, Oct 28, 2013 - Education - 384 pages

Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action through the schools could be foreseen. In addition light is thrown on the results of Imperial rule during the nineteenth century and on the nature of the impact of Western education in Asia and Africa.


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1 British Imperial Policy and the Mission Schools B Holmes
2 Missionary Activity in the Bahamas 17001830 R E Bain
3 Missionary Education in Ceylon T R A Ruberu
4 Missionary Activity and the Syrian Christians in Kerala Grace George
5 The CMS in Kashmir Sajada Z Ahmed
6 Missionary Work in Egypt during the Nineteenth Century J H Sislian
7 Church and State in the Development of Education in Cyprus 18781960 P K Persianis
8 Some Mission Schools in Eastern Nigeria prior to Independence P E B Inyang
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