Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Colonial Education in the French Empire
by Montalvan, Mariluce Araujo, M.A., The American University of Paris (France), 2016, 54; 10305865
Abstract (Summary)

Colonial Education in the French empire is a delicate topic that involves the unfortunate elements of oppression, racism and unequal balance of colonial life. The two main countries discussed in this thesis are Algeria and Côte d'Ivoire. The methods utilized to collect this research included literature review and analysis of colonial textbooks of Northern and Western Africa. Colonial education in these nations has had pervasive historical ramifications. The French Government issued laws and policies that conflicted with both Ivorian and Algerian beliefs and traditions. The students during the colonial era lived through racist and oppression educational systems. Thus the actions of the government has effected today’s French culture and ex colonies.

Key Words: Colonial Education, Oppression, France, Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Kuo, Michelle
School: The American University of Paris (France)
School Location: France
Source: MAI 56/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: International Relations
Keywords: Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Colonial education, France, Ivory Coast, Oppression
Publication Number: 10305865
ISBN: 978-1-369-49429-7
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