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School and society in Tonga, 1826-1854 : a study of Wesleyan mission schools with special emphasis upon curriculum content and its influence on political and social development

Cummins, H. G.


This study aims at examining the curricula in Wesleyan schools in Tonga during the period 1826 to 1854 in order to assess their and social development. The theme suggested itself because previous accounts which have discussed education in Tonga have emphasized methods and organization to the neglect of curriculum content. No attemp~ has yet been made to examine the curriculum, evaluate the degree to which it was understood, and analyse its influence on Tongan society. The substantial....[Show more]

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Date published: 1977
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7785edecc6c


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