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Making Citizens

R. D. Anderson

in Education and the Scottish People 1750–1918

Published in print August 1995 | ISBN: 9780198205159
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191676529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205159.003.0008
Making Citizens

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This chapter examines some of the ideological justifications for popular education put forward in Scotland in the late nineteenth century and their practical manifestations in the school curriculum and in the social tasks which the school was increasingly expected to perform. It explains the educational ideology in Scotland, schools and social welfare, the elementary curriculum and unionism, history, and Gaelic.

Keywords: popular education; school curriculum; schools; social welfare; elementary curriculum; unionism; history; Gaelic

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Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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