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ERIC Number: ED448092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Pages: 23
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The Revolving Cage: The Views, Values, and Visions of James Harvey Robinson.
Binford, Paul E.
This paper profiles James Harvey Robinson, an important scholar of history and social issues. The paper presents a biographical sketch of Harvey's early life and education and discusses his teaching and scholarly work, including his co-founding (with Charles A. Beard) of the New School for Social Research (New York) in 1919, noting that Robinson championed the use of history as an instrument for change. It focuses on Robinson's writings, especially his contribution to the 1916 "The Social Studies in Secondary Education: A Six-Year Program Adapted Both to the 6-3-3 and the 8-4 Plans of Organization and Report of the Committee on Social Studies of the Commission on the Reorganization of Secondary Education of the National Education Association." Contains 66 notes, 12 primary, and 4 secondary references. (BT)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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