Education under Colonial Rule: A History of Katsina College, 1921-1942 / Edition 1

Education under Colonial Rule: A History of Katsina College, 1921-1942 / Edition 1

by James P. Hubbard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761815899

ISBN-13: 9780761815891

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: UPA

In this comprehensive work, James P. Hubbard provides an in depth examination of education in Nigeria under British colonial rule, placing it in its broader social and political context. He focuses on one of the most advanced schools in the Northern Provinces, Katsina College. Using information from government archives, he explores the major factors and government

Overview

In this comprehensive work, James P. Hubbard provides an in depth examination of education in Nigeria under British colonial rule, placing it in its broader social and political context. He focuses on one of the most advanced schools in the Northern Provinces, Katsina College. Using information from government archives, he explores the major factors and government policies that shaped the College and colonial education in general. He reveals how colonial educators implemented these policies as well as African reactions to the educational system. Details concerning the kinds of subjects that were taught and characteristics of the student body are also included. Relevant for scholars of African history, this book provides new insights on the sociopolitical dynamics surrounding colonialism and the educational system that ultimately supported it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761815891
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

chapter 1 The Colonial Situation in Northern Nigeria chapter 2 Education in the Northern Provinces chapter 3 Katsina College chapter 4 The College and Northern Education chapter 5 The College and Northern Society chapter 6 College Graduates and the Northern Provinces chapter 7 Conclusions chapter 8 Appendices chapter 9 Bibliography chapter 10 Index

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