Learning to Divide the World: Education at Empire's End

Learning to Divide the World: Education at Empire's End

by John Willinsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0816630771

ISBN-13: 9780816630776

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Author John Willinsky discusses how the discovery of the New World inspired European culture with "the desire to take hold of the world . . . to enumerate, order, identify, and differentiate". LEARNING TO DIVIDE THE WORLD raises urgent questions about how colonialism gave rise to powerful ideas of race, culture, and nation that continue to influence us--and the

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Author John Willinsky discusses how the discovery of the New World inspired European culture with "the desire to take hold of the world . . . to enumerate, order, identify, and differentiate". LEARNING TO DIVIDE THE WORLD raises urgent questions about how colonialism gave rise to powerful ideas of race, culture, and nation that continue to influence us--and the children we are educating. 11 photos.

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ISBN-13:
9780816630776
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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