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ERIC Number: EJ851882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
In the Region of Babel: Public Bilingual Schooling in the Midwest, 1840s-1880s
Ramsey, Paul J.
History of Education Quarterly, v49 n3 p267-290 Aug 2009
Between the 1840s and 1880s--a heyday of public bilingual schooling--the American Midwest emerged as a modern Babel because of its linguistic diversity and strong tradition of local control. In such a favorable environment, a variety of patterns and aims of foreign-language instruction developed. In this article, the author examines the contexts that facilitated public bilingual education in the Midwest between the 1840s and 1880s. (Contains 64 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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