EMPIRE AND EDUCATION IN AFRICA, the shaping of a comparative perspective

: Kallaway (P.) & Swartz (R.) eds.

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339pp., illus., paperback, First SA Edition, Pietermaritzburg, 2019.


First published in New York in 2016.

This collection of essays on the history of education in colonial Africa grew out of a workshop on colonial education in Africa held at the School of Education, University of Cape Town in 2013.

Contributions include:
"Industrial Education in Natal: the British imperial context, 1830-1860" by Rebecca Swartz
"Shaping Colonial Subjects through Government Education: policy, implementation and reception at the Cape of Good Hope, 1838-1862" by Helen Ludlow
"Mass Education and the Gendered Politics of 'Development' in Apartheid South Africa and Late-Colonial British Africa" by Megan Healy-Clancy
"German-Lutheran Missions, German Anthropology and Science in African Colonial Education" by Peter Kallaway.

Peter Kallaway is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of the Western Cape and Research Associate at the University of Cape Town.
Rebecca Swartz is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town.