State three ways in which the French were glorified in school textbooks

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#1
  • School textbooks glorified the French and justified colonial rule.
  • The Vietnamese were presented as primitive and backward, capable of manual labour but not of intellectual reflection; they were skilled copyists but not creative.
  • School children were told that only French rule could ensure peace in Vietnam.