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Leach, Fiona – Gender and Education, 2008
This paper draws on Anglican mission archive material to uncover the extent to which girls' schooling in early nineteenth-century West Africa developed as a response to male interests and perceived male needs. The founding of the colony of Sierra Leone in 1787 as a home for freed slaves followed by the arrival of Protestant missionaries in 1804…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Educational Opportunities, Political Socialization