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Fumurescu, Ana – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
By the end of the nineteenth century, social hygiene was a topic of great importance for states experiencing fears of national degeneration. The health of children was of particular concern, as it was thought to reflect the future health of the nation. Although this prompted nation-states like France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Child Health, Hygiene
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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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Plum, Catherine – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In this article, the author discusses how the municipal authorities eliminate the names of all schools in eastern Berlin in 1990 to formalize the spontaneous purge of school identities. She added, that the renaming of primary and secondary schools at this historical juncture provides a unique vantage point for examining what the democratic turning…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Organizational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Denton, Frank T.; George, Peter J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
Cross-section regression techniques are applied to census data from the year 1871 in Wentworth County, Ontario, to ascertain the influence of variables such as age, origin, locale -- urban or rural -- and family size on school attendance among children 10-16. (JH)
Descriptors: Attendance, Census Figures, Comparative Education, Educational History
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Katz, Michael B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
The author responds to research (Denton and George, Summer 1974) using different techniques for correlating census data which questions his own study reported in the History of Education Quarterly, Fall 1972. (JH)
Descriptors: Attendance, Census Figures, Comparative Education, Educational History
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Gersman, Elinor Mondale – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
This bibliography of journal articles is arranged by journal, the article, under the major headings of educational experience in the United States; the educational experience of women; educational experience in other countries, and historiography and bibliography. (JH)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Comparative Education, Educational History, Historiography
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Cressy, David – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Discussed is the unprecedented expansion of educational facilities in 16th and 17th century England. Reasons for the newly endowed schools, freelance teachers and increasing numbers of students proceeding to higher education are investigated. The author concludes that, in spite of some extraordinary successes, the chances of escaping drudgery…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Opportunities
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Diehl, Carl – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Presented is a history of American students in Germany prior to 1870 and an assessment of the influence of these students who returned to the United States to fashion institutions of higher learning and to establish the criteria of higher learning in the humanities. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Trends, Foreign Culture
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Palmer, R. R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
Before the French Revolution, in 1789, 46 percent of the pupils in public secondary schools received free instruction compared to 13 percent of the pupils in 1842. The article examines the means by which the conclusion is arrived at, assesses its validity, and comments on some of its implications. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational History, Equal Education
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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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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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