Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928 / Edition 1

Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928 / Edition 1

by David Wallace Adams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700608389

ISBN-13: 9780700608386

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

This study is the story of how policymakers sought to use the school house--specifically the boarding schools--as an instrument for acculturating Indian youth to 'American' ways of thinking and living. It describes how students responded to these efforts, including the story of what happened when they returned to their reservation homes.

Overview

This study is the story of how policymakers sought to use the school house--specifically the boarding schools--as an instrument for acculturating Indian youth to 'American' ways of thinking and living. It describes how students responded to these efforts, including the story of what happened when they returned to their reservation homes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700608386
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
502,101
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables

Preface

Prologue: 1882

Part One: Civilization

1. Reform

2. Models

3. System

Part Two: Education

4. Institution

5. Classroom

6. Rituals

Part Three: Response

7. Resistance

8. Accommodation

Part Four: Causatum

9. Home

10. Policy

Conclusion

Notes

Index

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