Publication Date

1989

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Miranda, Wilma

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Leadership and Educational Policy Studies

LCSH

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821||Education--France--History--18th century||Education--France--History--19th century

Abstract

This paper examines how Napoleon Bonaparte implemented a nationalized secular educational plan in post-Revolutlonary and post-Dlrectory France. His goal was to create economic and political stability for the continued prosperity of the Regime. In addition to the question of implementation, the consequences on France today, as well as successes/fai1ures in terms of the original intentions of the plan are discussed. An historical background of French education in the century leading up to the Regime is given. Among the conclusions is the idea that though the Napoleonic system of education ultimately failed to prolong the Regime, evidence of this plan remain in France today, and in other countries as well.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references (leaf 41)

Extent

41 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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