Educating the Empire: American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines

@inproceedings{SteinbockPratt2019EducatingTE,
  title={Educating the Empire: American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines},
  author={Sarah Steinbock-Pratt},
  year={2019}
}
This book examines how education contributed to the creation of US empire in the Philippines by focusing on American teachers and the Filipinos with whom they lived and worked. While education was located at the heart of the imperial project, used to justify empire, the implementation of schooling in the islands deviated from the expectations of the colonial state. American teachers at times upheld, adapted, circumvented, or entirely disregarded colonial policy. Despite the language of white… Expand
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