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Wagner, Ann – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The conceptual and cultural background for Puritan opposition to idleness are examined. Also included is a review of the educational ideals portrayed in the sixteenth-century "courtesy literature" (intended for instruction of the aristocracy). A likely source for Puritan views is England rather than New England. (RM)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Educational History
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Hiner, N. Ray – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
The pedagogical changes introduced during the Great Awakening reveal that the Puritans of the seventeenth century had not exhausted the educational alternatives open to them; later innovations were developed within the analytical framework built by the seventeenth-century writers. (JB)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy