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Title:Missionary Education in Africa Reconsidered: The Presbyterian Educational Impact in Eastern Nigeria 1846-1974
Author:Taylor, William H.
Year:1984
Periodical:African Affairs: The Journal of the Royal African Society
Volume:83
Issue:331
Period:April
Pages:189-205
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Christian education
Education and Oral Traditions
Religion and Witchcraft
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/721559
Abstract:The many caricatures of 'mission education', produced by hagiographic expatriate eulogizers and hostile secular nationalists alike, all fall short of the truth. One must be suspicious of sweeping generalizations, as evidence produced by an examination of one specific mission's work indicates: a case study of the Scottish Presbyterians in Calabar, Nigeria. Notes, tab.
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