´Toy soldiers: The armed body of Chilean students. Military instruction and shooting lessons in schools (Ca. 1880-Ca.1930)
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, different actors involved in education promoted the introduction of shooting (“Tiro Escolar” or “school shooting lessons”) as a discipline to be taught in Chiles educational system, which was established in 1928 but was not yet a large or regular operation. In analysing arguments of those who promoted this activity, this article shows shooting lessons in schools as a realm where it is possible to notice some dimensions of intentions to train Chilean children and youth through educating the body and emotions in the period under study.
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Institución: Universidad Alberto HurtadoFacultad: Filosofía y HumanidadesUnidad: Historia