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Non-Western Educational Traditions: Indigenous Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice

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This text provides a brief, yet comprehensive, overview of a number of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other peoples educate their children--as well as what counts for them as education--may help us think more clearly about some of our own assumptions and values, and to become more open to alternat ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge (first published September 1st 1996)
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I enjoyed reading more about the traditions of non-Western societies. I read this book for a class, and it was helpful to learn about how other cultures have traditionally viewed education.
A superb overview of educational in non-western historical contexts. Includes China and Meso-America.
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