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Nordic lights - education for nation and civic society in the nordic countries, 1850-2000

Ahonen, Sirkka; Rantala, Jukka
Title: Nordic lights - education for nation and civic society in the nordic countries, 1850-2000
Authors: Ahonen, Sirkka (Editor)
Rantala, Jukka (Editor)
Product number: 9517462948
Product form: Paperback
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Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Series: Studia Fennica, Historica 1
Edition: 1. Edition, 2001
Language: English
Pages: 244
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National Library's descriptors: koulutus, opetus, koululaitos, kasvatus, aikuiskasvatus, ihanteet, ideologiat, kasvatushistoria, kasvatustavoitteet, kansallisuusaate, kansallinen identiteetti, sivistys, vapaa sivistystyö, kansanopetus, koulutuspolitiikka, historia, Pohjoismaat, Suomi, Norja, Ruotsi, Kansanvalistusseura
The democratic model of education is often hailed as Norden's present to the world. Free adult education and the common school system were established for the purposes of nation-building, at the same time rise to the civic society.

In this book, the past and the present of the Nordic nodel is studied by nine scholars from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, and Norway.