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Jarvinen, Lisa – History of Education Quarterly, 2022
The United States occupations of Cuba and Puerto Rico following the War of 1898 instituted immediate reforms to the educational systems of the islands. The imposition of public school systems modeled on those of the United States and a concurrent wave of Protestant schools established by American missionaries are well-known features of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Protestants, Religious Schools, Catholic Schools
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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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Justice, Benjamin – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
In the decade and a half after the Civil War, the American public school rose and fell as a central issue in national and state politics. After a relative calm on matters of education during and immediately after the War, the Republican Party and Catholic Church leaders in the late 1860s and early 1870s joined a bitter battle of words over the…
Descriptors: Protestants, World Views, War, Religion
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Schwehn, Mark – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
Laurence R. Veysey's The Emergence of the American University--one of the densely textured, lucidly written, always thoughtful accounts of the history of higher education?has been largely superseded, especially after the 1980s, in part by histories that unlike Veysey's, maintain close attention to religion, both during the period that he focused…
Descriptors: Religion, Higher Education, Educational History, Criticism
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Raftery, Judith – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines intense and bitter conflict over public education in the Philippines occurring immediately after the Spanish-American War and the U.S. annexation of the islands. The U.S. replacement of the popular Catholic school system with a secular system resulted in opposition that eventually focused on textbook selection. (MJP)
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Role, Educational History, Filipino Americans
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Valk, John – History of Education Quarterly, 1995
Maintains that issues of religion and the schools have surfaced again in the public forum. Discusses the controversy between public and private education in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in the 1800s. Concludes that public schools can never meet the needs of all and that the Utrecht compromise suggests that alternatives are possible. (CFR)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Role, Educational History
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Eisenmann, Linda – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Extends F. Michael Perko's literature review "Religious Higher Education in America: An Historiographic Survey" by discussing recent developments in the history of religion and U.S. higher education. Explores issues in secularization, the influence of Richard Hofstadter, the work of Julie Reuben, Douglas Sloan, George Marsden, and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Educational History, Higher Education, Historians
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Cohen, Marilyn – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Offers an historical analysis of schooling patterns in the Tullylish (Ireland) parish between 1860-1900 to provide understanding of the social forces that promoted denominationalism. Concludes that terms of religious tolerance were constructed by Protestant elites perpetuating Protestant privilege and excluding Catholics from full participation in…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational History
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Yates, Barbara A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1980
Traces the influence of missionary views concerning African educability upon educational practices, 1879-1908. Concludes that the amount and kind of schooling missionaries provided reflected patriarchal goals and the missionaries' aversion to the production of a literary or technically oriented urban African elite. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: African History, Blacks, Catholics, Educational History
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Green, Lowell – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Seventeenth Century Reformation leaders played an important role in establishing universal education in Germany. Their work created new opportunities for the individual, raised social conditions of countless people, and laid the foundation for modern science and learning. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Equal Education, European History
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Hohner, Robert A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Discusses the conflict in the early part of the 20th century between church-related colleges in the South and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Focuses on the Methodist affiliated Randolph-Macon Woman's College as an example of this conflict. (RKM)
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Educational History, Higher Education