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Sani, Roberto – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
The "Partial Agenda for Modern European Educational History" proposed by Albisetti focuses primarily on the nineteenth century, and on some large-scale trends and issues, such as those relating to education and secondary instruction for women. Discussing this issue implies--especially in the diverse and heterogeneous context of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
The kindergarten was, in all countries but Germany, a foreign import. The most familiar aspect of its diffusion to American scholars is the spread of Froebel's teachings into England and the United States by emigrants who had left the German Confederation after the failure of the revolutions of 1848-49. Familiar as well are the propaganda efforts…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Protestants
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Tenbus, Eric G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
The struggle to provide primary education for the Catholic poor in England and Wales dominated the agenda of English Catholic leaders in the last half of the nineteenth century. This effort occurred within the larger framework of a national educational revolution that slowly pushed the government into providing public education for the first time.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Civil Rights, Taxes
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Schwehn, Mark – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
Laurence R. Veysey's The Emergence of the American University--one of the densely textured, lucidly written, always thoughtful accounts of the history of higher education?has been largely superseded, especially after the 1980s, in part by histories that unlike Veysey's, maintain close attention to religion, both during the period that he focused…
Descriptors: Religion, Higher Education, Educational History, Criticism
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Justice, Benjamin – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In the decade and a half after the Civil War, the American public school rose and fell as a central issue in national and state politics. After a relative calm on matters of education during and immediately after the War, the Republican Party and Catholic Church leaders in the late 1860s and early 1870s joined a bitter battle of words over the…
Descriptors: Protestants, World Views, War, Religion
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Cohen, Marilyn – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Offers an historical analysis of schooling patterns in the Tullylish (Ireland) parish between 1860-1900 to provide understanding of the social forces that promoted denominationalism. Concludes that terms of religious tolerance were constructed by Protestant elites perpetuating Protestant privilege and excluding Catholics from full participation in…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational History
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Valk, John – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Maintains that issues of religion and the schools have surfaced again in the public forum. Discusses the controversy between public and private education in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in the 1800s. Concludes that public schools can never meet the needs of all and that the Utrecht compromise suggests that alternatives are possible. (CFR)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Role, Educational History
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Raftery, Judith – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines intense and bitter conflict over public education in the Philippines occurring immediately after the Spanish-American War and the U.S. annexation of the islands. The U.S. replacement of the popular Catholic school system with a secular system resulted in opposition that eventually focused on textbook selection. (MJP)
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Role, Educational History, Filipino Americans
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Schlafly, Daniel L., Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Examines the use of the "Ratio atque Institutio Studiorum Societatis Iesu" (a set of comprehensive rules and regulations for Jesuit colleges) among the Jesuit colleges of St. Petersburg (Russia). Although suppressed by Pope Clement XIV, the Jesuit colleges flourished in Russia. Discusses the relationship of the "Ratio" to this…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Related Colleges
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Eisenmann, Linda – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Extends F. Michael Perko's literature review "Religious Higher Education in America: An Historiographic Survey" by discussing recent developments in the history of religion and U.S. higher education. Explores issues in secularization, the influence of Richard Hofstadter, the work of Julie Reuben, Douglas Sloan, George Marsden, and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Educational History, Higher Education, Historians
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Fritz, Stephen G. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
In the mid-1920s, a virulent renewal of the age-old German dispute regarding what form German schools should take resulted in a political crisis. Worsened Catholic-liberal relations contributed to a split in the bourgeois middle, making political cooperation more difficult and hindering a moderate evolution of the Weimar state. (RM)
Descriptors: Catholics, Comparative Education, Conflict, Educational History
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De Vroede, Maurice – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Actions taken to counter alcoholism in Belgium toward the end of the 19th century are discussed. Why the primary school was enlisted in the fight against the social problem, what initiatives were developed, and what results were achieved are considered. (RM)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Catholics, Comparative Education
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Wolff, Richard J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
Examines church-state relations in educational matters in Italy from 1922 to the outbreak of World War II. Unlike Nazi Germany which could boast of nazified schools, Fascist Italy was compelled to recognize the considerable influence of Catholicism on education. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Role, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational History
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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