Mapping international education: A historical survey (1893-1944)

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The term ‘international education’ has been in continuous use since the 1860s. This article seeks to provide an examination of the extensive descriptions and definitions of international education through the period 1893 to 1944. It includes the Columbian Exposition of 1893, the works of Kemény, Tagore, Kandel and Harley, and the work of the League of Nations, the World Federation of Education Associations and the International Bureau of Education, as well as the many international schools established during this period.

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Sylvester, R. (2002). Mapping international education: A historical survey (1893-1944). Journal of Research in International Education, 1(1), 90-125. https://doi.org/10.1177/147524090211005