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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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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Edwards, David W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Discusses the education of the Jews in 19th-century century Russia during the reign of Nicholas I. There was rapid growth of state-controlled Jewish secular education from almost none in 1844 to 106 schools with 3487 students in 1855. (RM)
Descriptors: Communism, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Friedman, Alice T. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Educational theory and practice among the most privileged group in English society--the nobility and upper gentry--are examined. Fundamental differences distinguished the humanist program of study for girls from that for boys during the middle years of the sixteenth century. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Fidler, Geoffrey C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The educational theory and practice of the Escuela Modern (Modern School) movement of the Spanish educator Francisco Ferrer, born in 1850, are discussed. Two fundamental tendencies of the movement are child-centered education and education in didactic terms. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Didacticism, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Miller, Pavla – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Informed by recent Marxist education theory, the author gives a new account of the changes brought about by the 1875 Education Act in South Australia. Many of these changes, although couched in terms of morality and efficiency, represented a direct assault on the lifestyles and culture of the laboring people. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Cooney, Jerry W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
A social question faced by Latin American countries when they gained their independence from Spain was that of education. An extreme example of the difficulties encountered can be found in Paraguay where education was affected by the events of independence and by a new phenomenon, the Spanish American dictator. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Openshaw, Roger – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
Characterizes public education in New Zealand during the period 1919-1922 as being influenced by increased instruction in patriotism and systematic monitoring of teacher and pupil loyalty. The reason for the politicization of education was fear of left-wing radicalism in the wake of the Russian revolution. (DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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Hazen, Dan C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Presents a case study of a village in highland South America to show how different segments of a society view literacy education. Topics discussed include collapse of traditional society as a result of education, values, changing economic and social conditions, the school role in creating an active citizenry, and school drop-out rates. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations