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Meyers, Peter V. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Many researchers believe that professional development derives from power struggles. This case study shows that the professionalization of nineteenth-century secular French primary school teachers was generated by the interplay between teachers and other participants--particularly the Catholic church, families, and the state--in the funding and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conflict, Educational History, Elementary Education
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Lehning, James R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Literacy and education did not lower fertility rates in a 19th-century village, Marlhes, located in southeastern France. Reasons why are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Comparative Education, Demography
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Seller, Maxine Schwartz – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Discusses the necessity of setting boundaries for a research topic while bridging gaps with information from other disciplines and history of education in other nations. Illustrates the point with the history of women's education in the United States. Includes discussion of the influence of British boys' schools, French boarding schools, and the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries
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Fidler, Geoffrey C. – History of Education, 1989
Explores the nature of complete education as it was conceived and practiced by adherents of French classical anarchist pedagogy. Notes conflict between freedom and authority in their conceptualization. Argues that consciousness of actions rather than the economic and social products of those actions was what made practice contributory to…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Harrigan, Patrick J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Compares trends in English, Canadian, and French historiography, and alludes to trends concerning the United States, Europe generally, and Quebec within the framework of comparative historiography.
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Burney, John M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Law students at Toulouse, France, during the nineteenth century failed to form student organizations for three reasons: Legal studies did not encourage joint student activity; the students came from an upper and middle-class culture that discouraged adventurism; and authorities went to great lengths to prevent collective activity by students. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Law Schools
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Ramsland, John – History of Education, 1989
Describes the Maison Paternelle de St Antoine near Tours, France, which operated as a private institution for the correction of recalcitrant bourgeois adolescents from 1855 until 1909. Cites the suicide of an inmate as the factor which led to the closing of this facility and the focusing of attention in France on the rights of children. (KO)
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions
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Greenberg, Louis – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Reviews political, social, and educational influences which contributed to expansion of the Sorbonne (the University of Paris) from the late 1880s to the early 1900s, with attention to the roles of Louis Liard (dominant figure in French education) and Emile Durkheim (leading Sorbonne professor of sociology and advocate of proscientific attitudes…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Keylor, William R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Reviews the educational reform movement in France during the late nineteenth century which produced one of the most tightly organized, centrally controlled, and pedagogically effective models of elementary education in the world, with emphasis on the role of the Catholic clergy and attempts of the republican regime to uproot clerical influence in…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Comparative Education, Compulsory Education, Educational History
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Bailey, Charles R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Presents an account of political and religious influences affecting the French secondary school, Louis Le Grand, during the eighteenth century. Shows how the development of a major institution of education can be related to historical events and pressures. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices