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Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Examines the role of ideologies in the history of American education. A case study showing how the Protestant ideology influenced the social outlook and actions of school reformers in the antebellum period of the nineteenth century is included. (AM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Yates, Barbara A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
Traces the influence of missionary views concerning African educability upon educational practices, 1879-1908. Concludes that the amount and kind of schooling missionaries provided reflected patriarchal goals and the missionaries' aversion to the production of a literary or technically oriented urban African elite. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: African History, Blacks, Catholics, Educational History
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Green, Lowell – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Seventeenth Century Reformation leaders played an important role in establishing universal education in Germany. Their work created new opportunities for the individual, raised social conditions of countless people, and laid the foundation for modern science and learning. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Equal Education, European History
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Perko, F. Michael – History of Education Quarterly, 1986
Critically reviews three books on the topic of rural schooling west of the Alleghenies with each serving to underline the importance of religious culture in the formation of American education. Topics include women teachers, country schools, and church and Indian schools. (TRS)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indian Studies, Book Reviews, Religious Education
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Strauss, Gerald – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Examines the educational reconstruction attempted in Germany's Lutheran states in the sixteenth century. Describes the close collaboration of churchpersons and politicians in the Lutheran Reformation and discusses how schools were used as instruments of acculturation, intended to encourage young people to conform to approved patterns of…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Citizenship Education, Conformity, Foreign Countries