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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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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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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