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    what MALE means in this text:
    ... since human achievement seems to have been for the nineteenth-century fathers of liberal education mainly, if not exclusively, European, bourgeois, male, Caucasian achievement ...

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    Re: ask question

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    what MALE means in this text:
    ... since human achievement seems to have been for the nineteenth-century fathers of liberal education mainly, if not exclusively, European, bourgeois, male, Caucasian achievement ...


    It means these educationalists only gave credit to European, bougeois, Caucasian men.

    i.e. If you were poor, non-European, not white or female then none of your achievements was thought worthy of mention.

    buggles(not a teacher)

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