Race, Resistance, and the Boy Scout Movement in British Colonial Africa (Google eBook)

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Ohio University Press, 2004 - History - 318 pages
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Contents

2 Scouting and Schools as Colonial Institutions
30
3 Pathfinding in Southern Africa 190845
72
4 Scouting and the School in East Africa 191045
113
5 Scouting and Independency in East Africa 194664
146
6 Scouting and Apartheid in Southern Africa 194580
191
7 Independence and After
237
Appendix
259
Notes
261
Selected Bibliography
299
Index
317
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Page 41 - Education should be adapted to the mentality, aptitudes, occupations and traditions of the various peoples, conserving as far as possible all sound and healthy elements in the fabric of their social life; adapting them where necessary to changed circumstances and progressive ideas, as an agent of national growth and evolution.
Page 39 - We must at present do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern ; a class of persons, Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinions, in morals, and in intellect.
Page 50 - ... brigade exists for this, and it is never afraid to confess it. On the forefront of its earliest documents stand these words : " The object of the boys' brigade is the advancement of Christ's kingdom among boys, and the promotion of habits of reverence, discipline, self-respect, and all that tends towards a true Christian manliness.

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