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Liu, Qing – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
While educating international students is celebrated as a means of promoting mutual understanding among nations, American higher education has always been entangled with geopolitics. This essay focuses on Tang Tsou, the Chinese scholar who came to the United States as a student in 1941, eventually becoming the nation's leading China expert and…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Political Science, Foreign Students, Educational History
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Duncan, Leanna – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
Many rights struggles have promoted education and learning as proof of citizenship and capacity, and disability rights movements are no exception. Blanche Van Leuven Browne, one early twentieth-century polio survivor, reimagined the possibilities of education for "crippled children" by approaching schooling as not only preparation for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Students with Disabilities, Civil Rights, Diseases
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Finkelstein, Barbara – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
Lurking in the shadows of education history are networks of human interaction, transcultural encounters, forms of global connection, and dispersed sites of cultural teaching and learning that are barely visible in the master narratives of education history. Who would have thought a half-century ago that we would become witnesses and participants…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods, Social Change
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Blount, Jackie – History of Education Quarterly, 2013
As a historian of education, what excites you and compels you to keep doing scholarly work? If mortality were not an issue, how might you find your continued place in the field among ideas and sources that are dauntingly and increasingly vast? What is the work you most want to do? Jackie Blount provides her response herein: She would want to…
Descriptors: Educational History, Essays, Historians, Educational Technology
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Beilke, Jayne R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
This essay reviews two books on Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Fund and places them within the historiography of the Fund. "Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South," is a biography written by Peter M. Ascoli. The book entitled "The Rosenwald Schools of…
Descriptors: United States History, Historiography, Rural Schools, African American Education
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McDermid, Jane – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
In this paper, the author discusses the life of Jane Hay Brown, later Hamilton (1827-1898), who worked as a governess and schoolmistress from the late 1840s to the mid 1880s. She was a woman whose life would have remained largely unknown without emigration which resulted in a rich collection of family letters. Jane's letters provide insight into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Teachers, Single Sex Schools
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Wallace, James M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In this article, the author presents the memoir of Angelo Patri, a very important and well-known educational figure during the first of the last century in his educational career. In 1917 Patri published Schoolmaster of the Great City, which gives readers vivid impressions of his early life in Italy and New York, his family and community, his…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Education, Educational History, Biographies
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Phillips, J. O. C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1974
An examination of Jane Addams' contributions leads to a charge leveled against the interpretations of her as the first of a new class of intellectual in revolt against middle class gentility and the constrictive atmosphere of the nineteenth century family. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Feminism, Sex Role
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Veysey, Laurence – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
German-American intellectual relations from the nineteenth century to the present are discussed in this literature review of books dealing with German refugees to the United States, the German academic system, and the German intelligentsia. (JH)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Biographies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Exchange
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Allmendinger, David F., Jr. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
Nicholas Murray Butler, G. Stanley Hall, Charles W. Eliot, the respective subjects of three biographies reviewed here, were university presidents whose personal dominance has too often impeded the biographer in his task of objective historical inquiry. (JH)
Descriptors: Biographies, College Administration, Educational History, Higher Education
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Looks, Bernard J. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
This review of "Victor Cousin as a Comparative Educator" by Walter Vance Brewer disputes the author's classification of Cousin but suggests it to be the result of an over zealous attempt to find a firm foundation for the science of comparative education. (JH)
Descriptors: Biographies, Comparative Education, Educational History, European History
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Johnson, Kenneth R. – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Educational Policy, Federal Government
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Gettleman, Marvin E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Biographies, College Administration, Colleges
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Brickman, William W.; Cordasco, Francesco – History of Education Quarterly, 1970
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Educational Practices, Encyclopedias
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Monaghan, E. Jennifer – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Reviews Experience Mayhew's book, "Indian Converts" (1727) and changing scholarly interpretations of literacy effects on Native Americans living on Martha's Vineyard. Traces the history of the Mayhew missionary family from 1641 to the 1720s and the establishment of the Indian Library. Examines the cultural implications of literacy and…
Descriptors: American Indian Studies, American Indians, Biographies, Books
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