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The Aims And Methods Of Liberal Education For Africans, Edward Wilmot Blyden Jan 2020

The Aims And Methods Of Liberal Education For Africans, Edward Wilmot Blyden

Educational Sciences

A college in West Africa, for the education of African youth by African instructors, under a Christian government conducted by Negroes, is something so unique in the history on Christian civilization, that wherever, in the civilized world, the intelligence of the existence of such an institution is carriage there will be curiosity if not anxiety as to its character, its work, and its prospects. A college suited in all respects to the exigencies of this nation and to the needs of the race cannot come into existence all at once. It must be the result of years of experience, of ...


On The Best Method Of Studying The American Languages, James Hammon Trumbull Jan 2020

On The Best Method Of Studying The American Languages, James Hammon Trumbull

Educational Sciences

The collection of materials for the study of American aboriginal languages is already large. Indian vocabularies, grammars and grammatical notices may be reckoned by hundreds, and every year adds to their number. Among these are to be found many works of permanent value, indispensable to students of the languages of which they treat, a few of disti guished excellence, widely known and highly appreciated as contributions to comparative philology, and many others which, without imparting thorough or exact grammatical or lexical knowledge, have been very useful to explorers, missionaries and others, by facilitatiig communications with savage tribes.