Battlefield and Classroom: Four Decades with the American Indian, 1867 - 1904

Battlefield and Classroom: Four Decades with the American Indian, 1867 - 1904

by Richard Henry Pratt, David Wallace Adams
     
 

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General Richard Henry Pratt, best known as the founder and longtime superintendent of the influential Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, profoundly shaped Indian education and federal Indian policy at the turn of the twentieth century. His experiences led him to dedicate himself to Indian education, and from 1879 to 1904 he directed the Carlisle school,

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General Richard Henry Pratt, best known as the founder and longtime superintendent of the influential Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, profoundly shaped Indian education and federal Indian policy at the turn of the twentieth century. His experiences led him to dedicate himself to Indian education, and from 1879 to 1904 he directed the Carlisle school, believing that the only way to save Indians from extinction was to remove Indian youth to nonreservation settings and there inculcate in them what he considered civilized ways.

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ISBN-13:
9780806136035
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
04/26/2004
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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