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Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Anna D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
"Ameryka-Echo" was one of the most popular Polish-language weeklies, published in the United States between 1889 and 1972. Its founder and owner, Antoni A. Paryski, consciously sought to transplant ideas of Polish Positivism to the Polish-American immigrant communities in the United States. Reading was a central concept of…
Descriptors: Publishing Industry, Polish Americans, Immigrants, Social Systems
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Rury, John; Harper, Glenn – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
This article contrasts the personal philosophies of Horace Mann and feminist Olympia Brown as manifested in the educational policies and daily school life at Ohio's Antioch College during the early years of the "great experiment" with "equal" coeducation. (JDH)
Descriptors: Coeducation, Feminism, Higher Education, Moral Values
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Gordon, Lynn D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
This article documents the literary and adminstrative works of Annie Nathan Meyer, an early advocate of quality higher education for women. Documenting events surrounding the founding of Barnard College, the author maintains that Ms. Meyer may be viewed as the founder, though official histories mention her only as a "key person." (JDH)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Feminism, Higher Education, Social Change
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San Miguel, Guadalupe, Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Reviews recent historical literature on the education of Chicanos in the United States. Identifies two major approaches, one which attempts to identify what educational institutions have done to and for Chicanos and the other which attempts to focus on the Chicanos' quest for educational equality. (JDH)
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, General Education, Historiography, Mexican American Education
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Dneprov, E. D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Written by the director of the Laboratory for the History of Education under the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences in Moscow, this article documents the status of historical research on schooling in medieval Russia. (JDH)
Descriptors: Educational History, General Education, Historiography, Medieval History
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Chisholm, Linda – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Traces history of the racially divided system of education in South Africa. Examines relationship between juvenile work and crime and introduction of free, compulsory schooling for Whites; explores the origins and aims of boys' clubs and hostels for unskilled White youth; and details emergence of the reformatory and industrial school for Black and…
Descriptors: African History, Delinquency, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tropea, Joseph L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
This article examines the evolution of informal rules that guided urban school authorities in dealing with difficult pupils. It argues that special classes, special curricula, and lowered promotion standards served to preserve school order after the establishment of mandatory attendance laws. (JDH)
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Organizational Change
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Sedlak, Michael W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Evangelical residential homes and intermediate care facilities in urban centers, professional clinical programs, and financial assistance from the federal government characterize three periods in the history of institutional response to pregnant and delinquent young women. Each period is analyzed in terms of funding sources, clientele, and…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Educational History
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Marsden, William E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
The historical development of social ecology and ways in which an ecological approach can illuminate the study of urban education are discussed. An interdisciplinary, microecological framework is applied to the study of links between schooling and community in a nineteenth-century dockland slum. (SR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Ecology, Educational History
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Pearson, Ralph L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
Johnson's ideas on the role of Black colleges provide both a historic and contemporary perspective to the debate about their purposes. He explored the function, if any, of Black colleges in the race's social and economic survival, as well as its cultural identity, especially after segregation in education was declared unconstitutional. (SR)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Education, Black Influences, Black Students
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Kelly, Reece C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Efforts to make over German universities in the image of Nazism failed, not because of the strength of the moral convictions of the professors or their faith in the professional values of the universities, but rather because of the weaknesses inherent in the ideology and organization of Nazism.(RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Jones, David R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Colleges were founded in many cities of Victorian England. Some failed; others became the civic universities of twentieth-century Britain. How these civic universities were governed is described. Specifically discussed are courts, councils, trustees, faculty, powers, curriculum, appointments, finance, principals, and constitutions. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Educational Finance
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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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Court, Franklin E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Adam Smith used selections from English literature in his classroom during the eighteenth century because he believed that vernacular literature could provide a ready context for the teaching of ideological, social, and moral lessons. He believed that higher education should prepare students for the real business of the real world. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, English Curriculum
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Stetar, Joseph M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The destruction following the Civil War and the attendant educational and financial problems set the South back many years. It was not until the 1920s that a revitalized South witnessed real attempts to build true universities. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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