The historiography of British imperial education policy, Part I: India

  title={The historiography of British imperial education policy, Part I: India},
  author={Clive Whitehead},
  journal={History of Education},
  pages={315 - 329}
  • C. Whitehead
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Sociology
  • History of Education
Colonial education has been controversial and widely divergent interpretations have been offered from contrasting ideological perspectives. British imperial education policy was highly contended during the colonial era and remains a contentious issue amongst many contemporary historians and a critical review of the historiography of the subject is long overdue. British colonial education policy starts in India in 1813, the intention being to promote both Oriental culture and Western science… 
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