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Lozano, Rosina – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
The twenty-first century has seen a surge in scholarship on Latino educational history and a new nonbinary umbrella term, Latinx, that a younger generation prefers. Many of historian Victoria-MarĂ­a MacDonald's astute observations in 2001 presaged the growth of the field. Focus has increased on Spanish-surnamed teachers and discussions have grown…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Educational History, Spanish Speaking, Educational Experience
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Albisetti, James C. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
The kindergarten was, in all countries but Germany, a foreign import. The most familiar aspect of its diffusion to American scholars is the spread of Froebel's teachings into England and the United States by emigrants who had left the German Confederation after the failure of the revolutions of 1848-49. Familiar as well are the propaganda efforts…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Protestants
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Uno, Kathleen – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
Research on the history of children and childhood in modern Japan (1868-1945) reveals that issues related to civil society, state, and the establishment of institutions for young children can be explored beyond the transatlantic world. In this essay, after briefly surveying historiography, a few basic terms, and earlier patterns of state and…
Descriptors: Historiography, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Foreign Countries
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Nawrotzki, Kristen D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2009
Historians such as Seth Koven and Carolyn Steedman have shown how visual and literary depictions of children helped move late-nineteenth-century middle- and upper-class audiences to join in child-saving philanthropy aimed at the deserving poor. This essay focuses on an analysis of the promotional literature of the free kindergartens. Starting from…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Child Welfare, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change
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Cavallo, Dom – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Documents the struggle between American Froebelians and progressives to dominate kindergarten education in theory and practice from 1860-1920. The author compares the basic tenets of each group and assesses the consequences of the progressive victory in the battle for control of the curriculum. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Kindergarten
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
Kindergarten advocates in Germany faced the same intellectual dilemmas and obstacles that confronted the German liberal movement. Although based on an ideology created by men, the kindergarten movement demonstrated women's active and resourceful struggle for autonomy within the limits imposed upon them by culture and society. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Feminism, Kindergarten, Political Issues
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Winterer, Caroline – History of Education Quarterly, 1992
Contends that educational historians have overlooked the significance of urban "infant schools" in the early 1800s as precursors of kindergartens in the United States. Argues that the failure of these schools to succeed does not obscure their importance as preparation for the kindergarten movement that followed. Discusses origins and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Wollons, Roberta – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Traces the history of kindergartens in Japan. Maintains that the Japanese government embraced the concept and modified it to encourage modernization. Includes 10 photographs of wood block prints showing how Friedrich Froebel's moral lessons were replicated in Japanese settings. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Allen, Ann Taylor – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Seeks to explain why the kindergarten movement, in theory and in practice, found greater support in the United States than in Germany, the country of its origin. Concludes that this kindergarten case study shows the importance of comparative studies to our understanding of the relationship of women's status and feminist ideology to other aspects…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History
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Lazerson, Marvin – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Educational History, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children