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Hogan, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Examines the social and economic pressures exerted on U.S. society by industrialization and a market economy and the concurrent effect on public education. Argues that market forces shaped education as a credentialing process that ensured social stratification. Discusses the present application of this process and its implications for educational…
Descriptors: American Dream, Credentials, Economic Impact, Education Work Relationship
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Barnes, Sarah V. – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Traces the changes in educational philosophy and practices that occurred within England's civic universities. The original intent of the state supported public universities was to provide professional and technical training for the growing middle class. Discusses the reasons that the civics eventually adopted the curriculum of the elite private…
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Environment, Educational Experience, Educational History
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Galenson, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Utilizes evidence from the 1860 federal census to determine rates of school attendance in Chicago (Illinois). Employs multivariate statistical techniques to establish the correlates of those rates. Considers the impact of the Irish immigration and the role of the Catholic Church. Includes eight tables of statistical data. (MJP)
Descriptors: Attendance, Attendance Patterns, Attendance Records, Census Figures
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Fultz, Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Examines the contradictory and often negative assessment of black teachers in the pre-World War II South by black leaders and civil rights advocates. Black leaders criticized teachers for being at best, poorly trained, and at worst, willing tools of socialized oppression. Asserts that the teachers performed well under difficult conditions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Education, Black History, Black Leadership
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Fuessl, Karl-Heinz; Wegner, Gregory Paul – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Discusses the organization and implementation of youth education and work programs by the occupying allies in post- World War II Germany. Initial efforts at youth denazification were divided between punitive and rehabilitative approaches. Support from German churches favored rehabilitation efforts. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Education Work Relationship, Educational Environment
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Axelrod, Paul – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Summarizes the various interpretations and representations of Canadian educational history in textbooks and other scholarly publications from the last 20 years. Charts the appearance in educational history of intellectual and social history, as well as minority and feminist considerations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Best, John Hardin – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Observes the romanticized, contradictory, and occasionally reviled character of the American South and considers the role education played in its development. Discusses shifting movements in American historical writing about education (from triumphant public access to oppressive social control) and how these related to the southern experience.…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Cultural Education, Cultural Isolation
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Perlmann, Joel; Siddali, Silvana R.; Whitescarver, Keith – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that female literacy in 18th-century America was more prevalent than suggested by previous studies. Relying on manuscript censuses and recent studies of deeds suggests that female literacy was almost universal by the 1790s. Explores the institutional opportunities for girls' education in colonial New England. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Colonial History (United States), Cultural Influences, Educational History
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Kling, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Documents and analyzes the emergence of an informal training network that grew out of the Great Awakening religious revival in colonial America. Dissatisfied with traditional instruction in divinity schools, many evangelical clergyman used their apprenticeships as an opportunity to study with ministers more sympathetic to their religious…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Church Related Colleges, Clergy, Colonial History (United States)
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Curtis, Bruce – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Explores the part that education played in British efforts to reform society following the failed Canadian Rebellion of 1837-38. Examines the inherent contradictions in establishing liberal democratic institutions to suppress and change a national character. British colonial authorities used these changes to create the infrastructural context for…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Conflict, Developing Institutions, Educational Administration
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Herbst, Jurgen – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Reviews Hermann Rohrs' and Volker Lenhart's, "Progressive Education Across the Continents: A Handbook." Focusing on the internationalism of progressive education, the book describes how the theory behind that movement has evolved over the last hundred years. Briefly critiques some chapters and articles in the book. (MJP)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Comparative Education, Consciousness Raising, Content Analysis
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Walls, Nina de Angeli – History of Education Quarterly, 1994
Reports on the history and accomplishments of the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (Moore College of Art and Design) during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Contends that the school negotiated tensions between the market forces of the job market and the individual aspirations of its students. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Design, Educational History
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Baumgarten, Nikola – History of Education Quarterly, 1994
Asserts that there has been growing interest in the last three decades in public education and its relationship to democracy. Discusses the development and importance of schools established by the Society of the Sacred Heart in frontier Saint Louis. Concludes that these schools pushed the limits of universal education. (ACM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Blacks, Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools
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Zheng, Yuan – History of Education Quarterly, 1994
Reviews Chinese educational history from the Sung dynasty's support of local schools from about 960 AD to 1279 AD. Concludes that much of the historical data is misleading because they generally enhance the emperors' reputations as supporters of education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Miller, Patrick B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Describes the role and impact of college athletics at historically black colleges during the period between the two world wars. Maintains that sports became a source of pride and a vehicle for social change. Concludes, however, that there is substantial reason to be skeptical about the efficacy of sport to overcome racial prejudice. (CFR)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Education, Black History
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