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Political and Cultural Nationalism in Education. The Ideas of Rousseau and Herder concerning national education

Wiborg, Susanne (2000) Political and Cultural Nationalism in Education. The Ideas of Rousseau and Herder concerning national education. Comparative Education, 36 (2). pp. 235-243. ISSN 0305-0068. DOI UNSPECIFIED

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Additional Information: This article is a comparison of the ideas of Jean Jacques Rousseau and Johan Gottfried Herder concerning national education. Both of these thinkers emphasised that education was a vital vehicle for the buliding of nations, however, they came to their respective positions from significantly different perspectives. Rousseau was the founder of political nationalism, wheras Herder was the founder the cultural nationalism. The origical contricution to research is a comparative and historical analysis of how their different notions of nationalism was related to the role of education in nation building. This article has been widely cited and used in teaching modules of comparative education.
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Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2014 16:27
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