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Bu, Liping – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
This article considers issues of race and ethnic identity experienced by immigrants and students who came to the United States from Asia. For Asian Americans, the meaning of race and ethnicity underwent significant transformations from the nineteenth through the twentieth century as perceptions of their cultural values and traits shifted in the…
Descriptors: Race, Ethnicity, Immigrants, Self Concept
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Taira, Derek – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
This article explores the efforts of Native Hawaiian students to appropriate and take control of their schooling as part of a broad Indigenous story of empowerment during Hawai'i's territorial years (1900-1959). Histories of this era lack a visible Indigenous presence and contribute to the myth that Natives passively accepted the Americanization…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, Self Determination, Student Role, Indigenous Populations
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Rousmaniere, Kate – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
This essay is an exploratory history of American educators as viewed through the lens of disability studies. By this the author means that she is looking at the history of school teachers with disability as the primary marker of social relations, in much the same way that she and others have looked at the history of education through the primary…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Sexual Identity, Educational History, Interpersonal Relationship
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Tolley, Kim; Beadie, Nancy – History of Education Quarterly, 2006
Much good work has recently been done on the socioeconomic history of teaching in the United States, particularly in relation to the "feminization" of the profession that occurred over the course of the nineteenth century. This article brings together evidence from disparate local sources in both North Carolina and New York to explore…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Advertising, Travel, Teacher Employment
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Bunkle, Phillida – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
The sexual ideology of profoundly antifeminist implication which developed in the United States in the nineteenth century is interpreted through the context of social and cultural ideas with a special focus on religious movements. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational History, Feminism, Religion
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Perlmann, Joel; Siddali, Silvana R.; Whitescarver, Keith – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that female literacy in 18th-century America was more prevalent than suggested by previous studies. Relying on manuscript censuses and recent studies of deeds suggests that female literacy was almost universal by the 1790s. Explores the institutional opportunities for girls' education in colonial New England. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Colonial History (United States), Cultural Influences, Educational History
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Cohen, Ronald D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Describes the efforts of authorities to respond to the burgeoning youth culture of the 1950s. Details the censorship efforts aimed at those aspects of youth culture (comic books, rock and roll) that were viewed as dangerous and subversive. Identifies these effort within the corresponding social, political, and cultural climate. (MJP)
Descriptors: Alienation, Censorship, Comics (Publications), Cultural Influences
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Kaestle, Carl F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Questions whether people during the past century had access to a range of reading materials and asks whether various groups of people acquired different levels of literacy skills. Concludes that the United States needs educational and cultural policies that will increase literacy skills while fostering the variety of materials read by citizens.…
Descriptors: Books, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational History
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Clark, Daniel A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines how the World War II veterans' influx into higher education changed the perception of that institution in the minds of the public and its portrayal in popular media. Previously characterized as an upper-crust indulgence, college became an acceptable symbol of social mobility. Includes reproductions of magazine advertisements. (MJP)
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Students, Cultural Influences, Educational Attitudes
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Gelb, Steven A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Describes how an eighteenth century classification system that linked poor, socially disadvantaged students with those suffering from significant biological abnormalities has been expanded to create current categories of mental defect. Examines the social and scientific contexts that spawned these categories. Suggests how the past is relevant to…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Developmental Disabilities, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Tolley, Kim – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Presents a consistent body of evidence to support the conclusion that, from the earliest decades of the 19th century, scientific subjects represented a significant and popular part of the curriculum in schools for girls. Includes evidence from primary and secondary sources. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1996
Explores the role of genre painting in the education and socialization of 17th-century Dutch children. Focuses on three types of painted scenes that transmitted educational messages: the private sphere of family life and the public domain of the street and of the school. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art History, Child Rearing, Critical Viewing
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James, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Examines the role of public officials, social scientists, and educational planners in New Deal programs for Navajo Indians. States that resistance to community schools and stock-reduction policies caused the failure of New Deal programs. Concludes that the Navajo experience can help social planners deal more effectively with other social groups.…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies